Definition of flight plan in English:

flight plan


  • A written account of the details of a particular proposed flight.

    • ‘The technicians track the aircraft on its flight plan and watch for any deviations.’
    • ‘Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the cross-country flight and a flight plan was not filed.’
    • ‘They both spoke out loud, detailing the daily flight plan and any possible deviations from it while the office voice recorders logged their discussion.’
    • ‘He kept writing them, like notes into a flight plan.’
    • ‘For this use, a flight plan is just a list of waypoints you string together from your starting point to your destination.’
    planned route, route, journey, way, road, path, course
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