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 Air observers have been replaced by other branch personnel in most armed forces.
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They're very experienced pilots because flying a helicopter at night and flying low is very challenging." "Our ten air observers are all police officers.
Until now only air observers were allowed to wear the hi-tech specs but now the pilot can wear them too under new Civil Aviation Authority regulations.
Llandwrog was the base for the Air Observers School and was also a defence airfield for Merseyside.
"The maze of enemy trenches on the ridges made it appear to air observers that Bloody Ridge had been plowed," wrote Army historian Russell Gugeler.
"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 Complex is provided with the first of its kind in the world 56-inch radar screens that provide the air observers with all the data required to control the air traffic and ensure safety of traffic navigation.
Formerly, only air observers were allowed to wear the hi-tech specs.
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.
The building includes a centre for air control through which the air observers will survey the Sultanate's air space.
The Air Operations Unit has a team of two sergeants and 12 constables who are all trained air observers. A duty crew consists of a pilot and two police air observers.