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Robert Honey

Robert Honey
Allegiance 23x15px United Kingdom
Service/branch 22x20px Royal Air Force
Years of service 1961–94
Rank Air Vice Marshal
Awards Companion of the Order of the Bath
Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Air Vice Marshal Robert John Honey CB CBE is a former senior commander in the Royal Air Force. He later became Air Secretary.

RAF career

Honey was commissioned as a flight lieutenant in 1961.[1] He was appointed Senior Air Staff Officer at Headquarters No. 1 Group in 1984 and Deputy Commander of RAF Germany in 1987.[2] He succeeded Air Vice-Marshal Tony Mason as Air Secretary on 10 February 1989,[3] before retiring in 1994.

Later life

In retirement, Honey became Worcestershire County President of the Royal British Legion.[4]


Military offices
Preceded by
R A Mason
Air Secretary
Succeeded by
R P O'Brien