air commodore

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air commodore

n
(Military) a senior officer of the Royal Air Force and certain other air forces, of equivalent rank to brigadier in the Army
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"It's similar to how the Duchess of Cambridge has made children's mental health her key area and is Honorary Air Commodore of the Air Cadets, for instance," he said.
On August 29, 1939, he was appointed honorary air commodore of No.
His mum, Charlotte, said: "Its made our day!" The Prince said: "Having been Honorary Air Commodore for many years now, I do remember just how much difference you make here to the all important training of fast jet pilots and how dependant we are to you as a team.
Charles, who is RAF Valley's Honorary Air Commodore, said: "For me, it is a pleasure having the chance to visit however briefly.
To celebrate its re-creation exactly 57 years after 614 Squadron was disbanded, Honorary Air Commodore Vic Norman piloted a wingwalker across Cardiff.
Winston was an honorary air commodore. However King George VI and Prince Charles earned theirs legitimately (Charles in a Canadian-built DH Chipmunk!).
Charles, an honorary air commodore, also met his son's colleagues.
Prince Charles visited Valley in 2009, before Wills (right) arrived "The Prince is Honorary Air Commodore of Royal Air Force Valley but has not visited the base since William has been stationed there.
The Indian Air Force has also granted industrialist Vijaypat Singhania the rank of honorary Air Commodore. By Praful Kumar Singh ( ANI )
He said: "The work of Bomber Command was a major factor in the defeat of Germany." And Lord James Selkirk, honorary air commodore of 603 Spitfire squadron which brought down the first Nazi bomber over Britain in 1939, said: "The bomber offensive was carried out by young men who went out, night after night, under constant threat of being blasted from the skies."
The mourners were joined by Defence Secretary Des Browne, Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sir Glenn Torpy and the Duke of Edinburgh, Honorary Air Commodore at Kinloss.
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, who is honorary air commodore at Kinloss, are expected to travel to the base to meet grieving relatives during the next few days.