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Air Commodore Alastair Cavendish Lindsay Mackie, CBE, DFC & Bar (3 August 1922 – 19 May 2018) was a senior officer in the Royal Air Force and later a campaigner for nuclear disarmament.[1][2][3]

Alastair Mackie
Born(1922-08-03)3 August 1922
Yorkshire, England
Died19 May 2018(2018-05-19) (aged 95)
AllegianceUnited Kingdom
Service/branchRoyal Air Force
Years of service1940–1968
RankAir Commodore
Commands heldRAF Colerne
No. 101 Squadron RAF
Battles/warsSecond World War
AwardsCommander of the Order of the British Empire
Distinguished Flying Cross & Bar
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air
Legion of Honour (France)
Other workVice President, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament


  1. ^ "Air Commodore Alastair Mackie". 26 June 2018 – via
  2. ^ "Air Commodore Alastair Mackie, courageous airman who became a leading light of CND – obituary". 11 June 2018 – via
  3. ^ "Obituary: Wing Commander Alastair Mackie DFC, bomber pilot turned CND campaigner".

Further readingEdit

  • Mackie, Alastair. (2012) Flying Scot: An Airman's Story. Pen & Sword. ISBN 978-1848847569