Flight Routes


A great circle is the most economical route to follow when
traveling on the earth. However, it is not practical for pilots to change
course continuously. In order for ships and aircraft to follow the great circle
route between two points as closely as possible, movement is directed along a
series of constant azimuths that approximate the great circle route.


5 Responses to Flight Routes

  1. Frank说道:

    this is taught in first grade high school…

  2. Yao说道:


  3. Di说道:

    great circle path

  4. 320说道:


  5. zhc说道:



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