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dive bomber

adjective A descriptive term referring to a sound heard by electromyography that corresponds to a myotonic response-delayed relaxation of the muscle after a maintained contraction or twitch, which is elicited by movement of the needle electrode in the muscle as well as on percussion. In the myotonias (dystrophia myotonica, paramyotonia and myotonia congenita), prolonged trains of potentials occur in response to movement of the electrode.
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Caption: Above, right: Dusty Kleiss watches his squadron practice dives at Cecil Field, Florida, from his SBD Dauntless dive bomber.
The book splendidly describes the strategic and operational uses of air power at sea, and the details of air combat as experienced by fighters, dive bombers and torpedo bombers in the three extraordinary squadrons that comprised Air Group 15.
The men who flew those planes were a gutsy lot, as the Coral Sea proved, men such as Lieutenant Commanders Joe Taylor and William Burch (above, left--Burch at right), who led Yorktown's torpedo and dive bomber squadrons, respectively; Lieutenant Stanley "Swede" Vejtasa (center), who battled Japanese planes to protect Lexington and Yorktown in the Coral Sea and became an ace in one day in the October 1942 Battle of Santa Cruz; and Lieutenant Commander James H.
It turned out to be a crow whizzing just past his nose like a feathered dive bomber.
Joseph Reginald Cromwell of the Royal Engineers was killed by a Stuka dive bomber as he tried to rescue a child in Belgium in May, 1940.
Similarly the Golden Eagle, filmed in flight with an 'on-board' camera, homes in on its prey - in this case a doomed hare - and with dive bomber precision strikes.
and a reproduction of a Aichi D3A Val, the most recognized dive bomber involved in the Pearl Harbor attack.
From WWII and the release of the CD-5, Dauntless Dive Bomber and C-47's, to the jet-age featuring the F-4, DC-8, Skylab, and Delta rockets, McDonnell Douglas set the standard for technology and quality.
Although the Thunderbolts did not engage any of the bombers one dive bomber failed to return.
in 1944, he was assigned to a Dive Bomber Squadron as a gunner.
They used the dreaded Stuka dive bomber to bomb Poland and Russia.
Referee Bruce Robertson is perfectly positioned as Coventry's Mike Buckingham, Henno Venter and Jon Higgins combine to halt a Bees attack' DIVE BOMBER.