MAF was also the site of the US Army Air Corps Bombardier School during WWII, where numerous pilots were trained on the use of the famous Norden bombsight on the remote plains and reaches of West Texas.
What does BOMST stand for?
BOMST stands for Bombsight
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Samples in periodicals archive:
As antiaircraft weapons improved, superchargers carried bombers above the effective range of flak; improved bombsights (Norden and Sperry) and formation pattern bombing compensated partially for the increased altitude.
The American airmen of the interwar period felt they had found the perfect means to this end in the combination of the high altitude daylight bomber and a sophisticated bombsight.
Targets moved in the bombsight faster in the jet than in the piston-powered aircraft.
Henry's life-long passion for all things mechanical inspired him to purchase an army surplus analogue bombsight computer in the early 1950s.
Finally, they replaced their famous, vaunted Norden bombsight with one much lighter and more accurate at low altitude.
He served as a lead bombardier and nose gunner where the Norden Bombsight was mounted on B-17s.
After developing proper instrumentation, I found experimentally this was largely true, and a proper bombsight was developed.