flight path

noun
the trajectory of a moving aircraft or spacecraft relative to a fixed reference.

Origin:
1910–15

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flight path
 
n
approach Compare glide path the course through the air of an aircraft, rocket, or projectile

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Example sentences
The echoes help a bat tell what lies in its flight path.
Sonic booms were reported in communities along the flight path as the plane
  completed its race across the continent.
The insect's flight path can be wirelessly controlled via a neural implant.
Significantly, that's roughly in line with the neutrino flight path.
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