The path indicated by a radio beacon as the proper path for an airplane to use in approaching a landing strip.
Generally a 3-degree angle of approach to a runway established by means of airborne instruments during instrument approaches, or visual ground aids for the visual portion of an instrument approach and landing.
the proper path for an airplane approaching a landing strip; also called glide path.
Other expression for: glide path (GP) abbreviation: GS
the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing
An ILS navigation facility providing vertical guidance for aircraft during approach and landing.
The descent path along which an aircraft comes in to land.
The electronic signal on which arriving aircraft descend for their arrival runway under ILS approach procedures.
A navigational aid used on ILS landing approaches, consisting of a horizontal needle that displays the correct vertical position for the aircraft in its approach to the runway threshold. The pilot works to keep the needle centered by continuously monitoring the angle of descent, and adjusting it as required. The glide slope is used in conjunction with the localizer.