Published 2 October 2008

THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE PRESS SECRETARY TO THE QUEEN

The Queen has been pleased to approve new Royal Air Force honorary appointments in recognition of the strong links between the Royal Air Force and the Royal Family:

Prince William
Honorary Air Commandant Royal Air Force Coningsby.

Prince Harry
Honorary Air Commandant Royal Air Force Honington.

The Earl of Wessex
Honorary Air Commodore Royal Air Force Waddington.

The Duchess of Cornwall
Honorary Air Commodore Royal Air Force Halton.

The Duchess of Cornwall
Honorary Air Commodore Royal Air Force Leeming.

The Countess of Wessex
Honorary Air Commodore Royal Air Force Wittering.