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trajectory

 [trah-jek´tah-re]
the movement of an object along a three-dimensional path, or of a projectile within an individual's body. 2. the course of a disease.

trajectory

Forensics
The path of a projectile through space, resulting from the forces acting on it—e.g., thrust, wind and gravity.
 
System dynamics
The solution to a dynamical system in forward and backward time, passing through a specified initial condition.
 
Theoretical medicine
The representation of the behaviour of a system in a state-space over a short period of time; a trajectory is one cycle on a phase-plane plot.

trajectory

the plotted path of an object through space.
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I have received feedback from parts of Western Sydney in relation in to the flight paths shown as part of the public exhibition period for the EIS and I encourage every member of the community to have their say on the project.
An airport spokesman said: "Birmingham Airport has been trialling two potential flight paths since May 2014 as part of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) 'Airspace Change Process' required as a result of the runway extension.
Any scenario that has the 757 [Flight 77] taking a flight path over the Pentagon and landing at National unobserved is proposing something that is far more difficult--and far more difficult to believe--than flying the plane into the Pentagon.
Planes are getting bigger, needing longer flight paths and, because of their size, flying in lower.
Ms Spelman said: "The CAA shed light on a confusing situation, making it clear they will look at any option - including no change to the flight path - as long as it is safe.
The new flight paths will see planes flying further away from Catherine-de-Barnes, Eastcote, Knowle and Meriden but closer to parts of Hampton-in-Arden, Barston and Balsall Common.
Flight Path is a good old-fashioned ABC of what makes a great play, but with a wellunderstood contemporary edge.
The NPDGamma collaboration has constructed and commissioned a pulsed cold neutron beam line, flight path 12 (FP12), at LANSCE.
She said: "I live right on the flight path and I see lots of planes going by overhead but the noise is never loud enough to disturb me.
Protestors against a proposed runway at London's Heathrow Airport staged a demonstration along the route of the new flight path on Saturday (26 October).
The objective of this research would demonstrate that normal radar separation standards would be adequate when it can be confirmed that the wake vortices are not in the flight path of the trailing airplane.
However, German air traffic control has stated that the crash may have been caused either by ground controllers entering incorrect data for the flight paths, or by one of the aircraft failing to follow its approved flight path.

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