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."
More than 400 air observers
were trained there and some 2,000 flight engineers from RAF St Athan did a short ground gunnery course there too.
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