As I scanned, I heard an alarming yell from my aerial observer, who was manning the left door gun.
What does AO stand for?
AO stands for Aerial Observer
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 60 other meanings of AO in our Acronym Attic
- Adaptive Optics
- Adjustable Objective (rifle telescopic sight)
- Administration Officer
- Administrative Office/ Officer
- Administrative Order
- Admit One
- Adults Only
- Adults Only (ESRB game rating, 18 yrs. and up; graphic sex/violence)
- Advanced Organization (Church of Scientology)
- Advisory Opinion
Samples in periodicals archive:
[FIGURE 8 OMITTED] Northern right whale dolphins were recorded by "Big Eye" and aerial observers but very rarely by census observers (the lone sighting reported by census observers occurred in December 1992: see Table 5).
There was some doubt if pilots could be trained as aerial observers.
Aerial observer two (AO2) fought the fire, while aerial observer one (AO1) retrieved the second fire bottle from the rear of the aircraft.
The Dragons maintain their sharp skills through vigorous training, and the squadron teamwork among pilots, crew chiefs, aerial observers and maintenance personnel keep aircraft that are older than most of the aircrew members flying safely.