glide path(redirected from glide-slope)
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The path of descent of an aircraft, delineated by a radio beam that directs the pilot in landing the craft.
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glide pathor glide slope
1. (Aeronautics) the approach path of an aircraft when landing, usually defined by a radar beam
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|Noun||1.||glide path - the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing|
air lane, skyway, airway, flight path - a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another
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