- Richard Johns
Infobox Military Person
name= Richard Johns
28 July 1939-
caption= Sir Richard Johns, the Constable and Governor of Windsor Castle, leading the procession to the Garter service in
St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle
Air Chief Marshal
branch= air force|United Kingdom
commands= No 1 Group
Chief of the Air Staff
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order Commander of the Order of the British Empire
laterwork=Constable and Governor of Windsor Castle
Portsmouth Grammar Schooland RAF College Cranwell, Johns was commissioned in 1959. He underwent flying training on Piston Provosts and Gloster Meteors. Johns went on to fly Hunters in Aden. He also became a Qualified Flying Instructor and, notably, he trained the Prince of Wales to wings standard on the Jet Provost.
1982be came Station Commander and Harrier Force Commander at RAF Gütersloh. Following various other appointments he went on to be Air Officer CommandingNo 1 Group in 1991, Deputy Commander-in-Chief Strike Commandin 1993and Commander-in-Chief Strike Commandin 1994.
He was Chief of the Air Staff from
Constableand Governorof Windsor Castlefrom 2000to 1 February 2008. He was succeeded in this post by Surgeon Vice Admiral Ian Jenkins, CB, CVO [ [http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/court_and_social/article2536160.ece Court Circular announcing new appointment] ] .
* Goodall, Ray, Wing Commander et al. (2000). "Air Power". Disc 1, CD-ROM. Royal Air Force.
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