Ensign of the Royal Navy
|Preceded by:||Flag Officer, Naval Air Stations|
|Service Branch:||Royal Navy|
|HQ:||Royal Naval Air Station, Lee-on-Solent|
|Commands:||Naval Air Stations |
|Appointed by:||First Lord of the Admiralty|
|Reports to:||Fifth Sea Lord & Chief of Naval Air Services|
Sir Denis Boyd
Geoffrey N. Oliver
|Deputy:||Second-in-Command, Naval Air Stations|
|Succeeded by:||Flag Officer, Air (Home)|
The Admiral (Air) was a senior British Royal Navy appointment from June, 1945 to November, 1947. The office holder was responsible for the command of the Naval Air Stations in support of the Fleet Air Arm. In November, 1947 the office was renamed Flag Officer, Air (Home).
The post of Admiral (Air) was established in June 1945 following a renaming of the post of Flag Officer, Naval Air Stations to provide land based support for the Fleet Air Arm, that was transferred from the RAF to the Royal Navy. The office holder was originally styled as Rear Admiral, Naval Air Stations and was responsible for building and developing naval air stations with different capabilities. In November, 1947 the post was renamed Flag Officer, Air (Home).
- Vice-Admiral Denis William Boyd: June 1945 – April 1946.
- Rear-Admiral Geoffrey N. Oliver: April, 1946 - November, 1947.
- Watson, Dr Graham. "Royal Navy Organisation in World War 2, 1939–1945". www.naval-history.net. Gordon Smith, 19 September 2015. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
- Admiralty, British. (July 1945) The Navy List. Flag Officers in Commission. H.M.S.O. London. England. p.2345.