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flight plan

noun
1.
an oral or written report to an air traffic control facility describing the route of a projected flight.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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Examples from the web for flight plan
  • My job as an air-taxi pilot gave me an excuse to fly low, and occasionally to cross the border without a flight plan.
  • Normally when a flight is completed or leaves the airspace, the flight plan is deleted.
  • The effect of all these flight plan modifications is that you spend an interval in the middle of the trip coasting.
  • What to do if an airline changes your flight plan.
  • As you book your flight, you'll want to ask important questions about the flight plan.
  • But despite persistent control problems, he managed to complete the entire flight plan.
  • Flight trajectories are built from the filed flight plan and the trajectory is evaluated against the constraint volumes.
British Dictionary definitions for flight plan

flight plan

noun
1.
a written statement of the details of a proposed aircraft flight
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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