Colin Terry

Sir Colin Terry
Born (1943-08-08) 8 August 1943
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch Royal Air Force
Years of service 1965–99
Rank Air Marshal
Commands held Logistics Command (1997–99)
Awards Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Companion of the Order of the Bath

Air Marshal Sir Colin George Terry, KBE, CB, DL, FREng (born 8 August 1943) is a retired Royal Air Force officer.

RAF career

Educated at Imperial College London, Terry joined the Royal Air Force in 1965.[1] He went on to be Director-General of Support Management in 1993,[2] Chief of Staff at Logistics Command in 1995[3] and Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief at Logistics Command in 1997 before retiring in 1999.[4]

In retirement he became President of the Council of the Royal Aeronautical Society and Chairman of the Engineering Council.[1] He also became Chairman of Meggitt and Deputy Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire.[5] He was also appointed a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2001.[6]


  1. 1 2 Biography Imperial College, London
  2. Whitaker's Almanack 1994
  3. Whitaker's Almanack 1996
  4. Royal Air Force Senior Appointments
  5. Meggitt plc Reuters
  6. "List of Fellows".
Military offices
Preceded by
Sir John Allison
Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Logistics Command
Succeeded by
Sir Malcolm Pledger
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