bombing run

Definitions of bombing run
1

n that part of the flight that begins with the approach to the target; includes target acquisition and ends with the release of the bombs

Types:
dive-bombing
a bombing run in which the bomber releases the bomb while flying straight toward the target
loft bombing, toss bombing
a bombing run in which the bomber approaches the target at a low altitude and pulls up just before releasing the bomb
over-the-shoulder bombing
a special case of loft bombing in which the bomb is released past the vertical so it is tossed back to the target
Type of:
bombardment, bombing
an attack by dropping bombs

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