air observer


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air observer

air observer
Brevet adorned by an observer. Similar brevets were adorned by observers of most armed forces.
Any individual whose primary mission is to observe or take photographs from an aircraft to adjust artillery fire or obtain military information. Air observers have been replaced by other branch personnel in most armed forces.
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Formerly, only air observers were allowed to wear the hi-tech specs.
Llandwrog was the base for the Air Observers School and was also a defence airfield for Merseyside.
Later, at the gates of Paris, air observers discovered a gap between the German armies which the allies exploited in a counter-attack that became the decisive Battle of the Marne.
It is quite an achievement for anyone to get in the team but there are only about six female air observers in police forces across the country, so she has done extremely well.
The building includes a centre for air control through which the air observers will survey the Sultanate's air space.