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flight path

[′flīt ‚path]
(aerospace engineering)
The path made or followed in the air or in space by an aircraft, rocket, or such.

flight path

The line connecting the successive positions occupied, or to be occupied, by an aircraft, or missile, as it moves through air. More strictly, it is the path of the center of gravity of the flying body in reference to the earth or another fixed body.
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"Etihad Airways has subsequently suspended operations through Iranian airspace over the Straits of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman, and will use alternative flight paths on a number of routes to and from Abu Dhabi until further notice.
The airport would only be likely to change its flight path if flights through the airport rose to around 80-100,000 a year, but over the last year it saw just over 55,000.
We are not against Seletar, but as far as the descending flight path is concerned, it cannot be over Pasir Gudang.'
For more information on the new flight path from Manchester, see elal.com
"The dumpsite is on a flight path and it is a track path.
"However, the new proposed INLIS flight path has caused some concern amongst constituents as it would appear to come close to the Fintry area.
ABU DHABI, Rabi'II 28, 1439, January 15, 2018, SPA -- The UAE General Authority of Civil Aviation, GCAA, has described the interception by Qatari fighter-planes of a UAE civilian aircraft on a regular flight on a normal flight path to Manama, Bahrain, as "a flagrant and serious threat to the safety of civil aviation and a clear violation of international laws and conventions." The GCAA received a message from one of the UAE's national carriers on Monday morning that one of its aircraft on a flight to Manama on a normal route had been intercepted by Qatari fighters.
15 (BNA): The UAE General Authority of Civil Aviation (UAE-GCAA), has described the interception by Qatari fighter-planes of a UAE civilian aircraft on a regular flight on a normal flight path to Manama, Bahrain, as "a flagrant and serious threat to the safety of civil aviation and a clear violation of international laws and conventions." The UAE-GCAA received a message from one of the UAE's national carriers on Monday morning that one of its aircraft on a flight to Manama on a normal route had been intercepted by Qatari fighters, the UAE News Agency (WAM) reported.
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (Caap) had also asked the contractor to bring down the boom cranes on top of the building being constructed in Bajada village because these were on the flight path of planes and posed danger to aircraft using the Davao International Airport.
on Tuesday, and aviation fanatics were able to track its unusual route as the flight path began to take shape using (https://www.flightradar24.com/SAA317/e58eeb2) 'Flightradar24.' 
In addition to displaying flight-critical PFD information, the GHD displays conformal attitude and flight path information overtop the real-world view, alongside navigation data, flight plan information, autopilot modes, master warning/caution annunciations and more.

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