line of flight


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line of flight

[′līn əv ¦flīt]
(mechanics)
The line of movement, or the intended line of movement, of an aircraft, guided missile, or projectile in the air.

line of flight

The line in the air that an aerial vehicle like an aircraft flies or travels.
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In Foucault's system of thought, passion functions as a line of flight operates in Deleuze: it is an opening, a movement, and an acceleration that creates new possibilities of existence.
Death is a failed line of flight only if it closes in upon itself, if there is no flux of lines that continues beyond it.
A line of flight in contrast is an "absolute de-territorialization"; instead of conjugating, it "connects" flows and makes the flows increase or augment.
The supple line however, as we have stated, is very close to the line of flight, and therefore the danger associated with the supple line anticipates the danger of the line of flight: totalitarianism can become fascism.
Scott Fitzgerald), "Why is the line of flight a war one risks coming back from defeated, destroyed, after having destroyed everything one could [tout ce qu'on pouvait]?
The line of flight moves only from one stratum to another, which allows for something worse to happen.
EGPWS is part of AlliedSignal's expanding line of flight safety products, which also includes traffic collision avoidance systems, weather radar with forward-looking wind shear detection and flight data, and cockpit voice recorders.
The Super Seasprite, built by Kaman Aerospace for antisubmarine warfare and other sea missions, is the first Australian aircraft slated to receive this new line of flight safety systems.
BUSINESS WIRE)--March 12, 1996--Sierra On-Line, the largest in-house developer of interactive entertainment software for the PC, has released the follow-up product to the popular A-10 line of flight sims: Silent Thunder: A-10 Tank Killer 2.