Chief of the Air Staff (Baustralia)

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Chief of the Air Staff
Chef d'État Major géneral
Badge of the Air Command.svg
Badge of His Royal Air Force
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Command pennant of an Air Chief Marshal
His Royal Air Force
TypeRole
AbbreviationCAS
Formation12 March 2018
First holderThe Lord Carleton

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS; French: chef d'État-Major aérien) was the fifth most senior member of the Baustralian Armed Forces (after the Chief of the General Staff), and the professional head of His Royal Air Force, and had primary responsibility for command, control, and administration of the air force, as well as military strategy, plans, and requirements. The position was usually held by an four-fish general member of the air force.

Rank insignia

The rank insignia of the CAS is of an Air Chief Marshal, or in the case of an Acting CAS, that of Air Marshal.

NATO Code OF-9 OF-8
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Air Chief Marshal

Chiefs of the Air Staff

Year Sovereign Year Commander
Commander of His Royal Air Force
2 July 2017 – John I, 2020 pattern aerial photo.jpg John 9 August 2017 – 25 October 2018 Air chief marshal Lord Carleton
Chief of the Air Staff
25 October – John I, 2020 pattern aerial photo.jpg John 25 October 2018 – 19 Febuary 2020 Air chief marshal Lord Carleton
20 Febuary 2020 – 25 January 2022 Julian Kostuik, 2018 pattern aerial photo.jpg Air chief marshal Julian Kostuik
25 January 2022 – 9 Febuarary 2022  Air marshal Sir Kaden Wright (acting)