dive bomber

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a bomber that releases its bombs during a steep dive toward the target

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In contrast to his statement, dive bombing accuracy is increased the closer an aircraft can be brought to the near vertical.
Usually Hawgsmoke itself takes place over two days and includes team and individual scoring of strafing, high-altitude dive bombing, 30-degree dive bombing, Maverick missile precision and team tactics," said Maj.
In dive bombing accomplishments during this period, the Aichi D3A Type 99, code-named Val, was unsurpassed, mainly attributable to the skill and perseverance of its two-man crews.
Their skulls are reinforced to cope with the effects of all that dive bombing.
Now it's noise that no-one can pull the plug on in the shape of screaming, dive bombing seagulls.
SINKING THE RISING SUN: DOG FIGHTING AND DIVE BOMBING IN WORLD WAR II comes from a Navy fighter pilot and is a pick recommended for any World War II specialty library specializing in memoirs and first-person experiences.