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  • proper noun The fourth most senior rank active in the Royal Air Force, ranking above Group Captain and immediately below Air Vice Marshal.


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  • On one point the Air Commodore was adamant; he would not rouse the pilot to interrogate him again that night.

    In Spite of Their Declaration of Bombs

  • The Air Commodore had seen him for a quarter of an hour and had wished him luck.

    In Spite of Their Declaration of Bombs

  • In a chatty letter on June 9, 1948, to Lady Tedder, wife of Sir Arthur Tedder, the British Chief of Air Staff in London, the Air Commodore thanked her for some sunflower seeds and said his tomatoes were coming along splendidly.

    Daring Young Men

  • Given the rank of Air Commodore, Benn worked for a while as Director of Public Relations at the Air Ministry.

    Quotes of the Day

  • Given that the school has churned out amongst others, a Prime Minister, a Welsh MP, a Welsh Assembly Member, a 'Brookside' actor, an Air Commodore, numerous academics, a comedian, professional footballers, an Olympian and a film director then it must have been doing something right.


  • "Despite our proactive measures, it will haunt us," Air Commodore Khalid Banuri, a director in Pakistan's Strategic Plans Division, said of the bin Laden meeting.

    Inside Pakistan's Drive

  • 'I used to find the streets of Antwerp', says Air Commodore

    The War in the Air; Vol. 1 The Part played in the Great War by the Royal Air Force

  • The Knights had been told there was not "a realistic prospect" of convicting the Air Commodore, who has since retired from the RAF and now has an executive role with a leading MoD equipment supplier.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Some now hold the AFPS rank of Air Commodore or Brigadier and wear strange badges of rank depicted by crowns and a parliamentary portcullis.

    Army Rumour Service

  • "The jet fighters were flown from the US to Jacobabad by Pakistan Air Force pilots, who had recently completed training on the new aircraft in the US," Air Commodore - Articles related to Detained Salvadoran wanted in Cuba: Chavez


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