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bomber

[′bäm·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
An airplane specifically designed to carry and drop bombs. Also known as bombardment aircraft.

bomber

An aircraft designed to carry and release bombs at long ranges. The term these days is used mainly for strategic aircraft.
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Property," the Victory revolver used in this report was purchased by the Navy pilot who carried it in an amphibious bomber plane during World War II.
Wilson Goode's role, showing him piloting a bomber plane over the city.
This is especially true after Turkey's downing of a Russian bomber plane on the Turkish-Syrian border, which Moscow considered a stab in the back and which sent relations with Ankara to a low not seen for decades.
Worth a mention of its own is the corrugated metal set dominated by a sliced-through section of a bomber plane.
A GROUP of students have become the first to carry out a school project on a wartime German bomber plane which was salvaged from the bottom of the English Channel.
The chilling centrepiece is a bomber plane flying low over the city, strafing innocent pedestrians before scydiing the pinnacle off the Washington Monument.
Two of the Typhoon jets have shadowed a Russian Bear-H bomber plane, above, over the north Atlantic, the Ministry of Defence revealed yesterday.
What you've got to do is fly a bomber plane and hit the targets.
Later, in the submerged fuselage of a wrecked bomber plane, she declares: "This must have been a very frightening place to be.
I was walking over the Malvern Hills and I was looking up at a Valiant Bomber plane due east in a clear sky in the morning.