glidepath

[glahyd-path, -pahth]
noun, plural glidepaths [glahyd-pathz, -pahthz, -paths, -pahths] .
the course followed by an aircraft or spacecraft when descending for a landing.

Origin:
1935–40; glide + path

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Below the glidepath is indicated by red, on the glidepath is indicated by
  green, and above the glidepath is indicated by amber.
All approaches will be evaluated on the designed procedural azimuth and the
  commissioned glidepath unless otherwise indicated.
Descent to glidepath intercept and configuring the aircraft for final approach
  must be accomplished in these segments.
Visual glidepath indicators are often available to help pilots avoid known
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