The airplane will turn left to follow the approach sequence, but hold altitude until you release altitude
A thin layer of wispy clouds near our release altitude
made it hard to keep sight of my lead.
With a release altitude
of 15,000 feet, we planned and briefed a descent down to 10,000 feet after release to perform the required bomb bay checks before exiting the range and then a climb to FL 420 for the first three simulated bomb releases.
The Onyx was designed to meet the needs of US Special Forces, delivering a 34 kg payload from a release altitude
of up to 35,000 ft with an average accuracy of better than 100 metres.
He had not set proper altitude warning cues and passed the release altitude
in a steep dive.