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The path taken by an aircraft coming in to land.
- ‘This program is working on affordable, advanced synthetic vision technology that combines data from different types of aircraft sensors to let pilots clearly ‘see’ their approach path in weather or at night.’
- ‘Meanwhile, the Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome committee chair has raised concerns that land under the approach path to the main runway has been zoned for housing development in the village's new development control plan.’
- ‘From the east side of the building, we could see the approach path to Logan and a bit of the runway.’
- ‘For example, handling a new airplane in the approach path probably requires few steps for a seasoned controller, representing an interruption of just a few units.’
- ‘Airport and airspace approach paths, tracks, and so on are easily obtainable.’
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