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Related to bombing angle: Dive bombing
The angle between the vertical and a line joining the aircraft to what would be the point of impact of a bomb released from it at that instant. The bombs can be released in level flight, shallow glide (up to 20° dive angle), medium glide (up to 35° dive angle), and in steep glide where the angle of dive is more than 35°.
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