Air Council


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Air Council (or Air Force Council) was the governing body of the Royal Air Force until the merger of the Air Ministry with the other armed forces ministries to form the Ministry of Defence in 1964. It was succeeded by the Air Force Board.

Air Council
United Kingdom
Agency overview
Preceding agency
  • Air Committee[1]
Superseding agency
JurisdictionGovernment of the United Kingdom
Parent agencyAir Ministry, Ministry of Defence

Members of the councilEdit

The Air Council in session at Adastral House, London, during World War II

The Air Council was made up of several posts, the names of which changed over time. These included:

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Barrass, M. B. "Air Boards pre Air Ministry, The evolution of an Air Ministry". M B Barrass, 2001– 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2017.

External linksEdit

  • Air Council Appointments 1
  • Air Council Appointments 2