Animation depicts factors that affect accuracy while bombing a target by a dive bomber in the United States.
United States USA Date:1954 Duration:6 min 53 sec Sound:Yes
A film about means of attaining accuracy by dive bombers in the United States. Animation shows the trajectory path of a bomb after being released in mid air. The distance that a bomb would fall short of the target, if not compensated for, is called the "trail." A graph depicts the altitude of release of the bomb and the sight angle. Animation explains the concepts. A pilot sets a lead at a target. Animation depicts the importance of the lead at release altitude. Results are illustrated in animation. Consequences of taking a wrong flight path are explained. A graph depicts the means of computing the release altitude and the sight angle. The effect of wind on a diving aircraft as it affects the flight path.
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