aerodynamic trajectory

aerodynamic trajectory

[‚e·ro·dī′nam·ik trə′jek·trē]
(mechanics)
A trajectory or part of a trajectory in which the missile or vehicle encounters sufficient air resistance to stabilize its flight or to modify its course significantly.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.