Air Marshal Sir Ian David Macfadyen, (born 19 February 1942) is a senior Royal Air Force officer, a former Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man (2000–05) and Constable and Governor of Windsor Castle (2009–14).
Sir Ian Macfadyen
|27th Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man|
25 October 2000 – 1 February 2005
|Preceded by||Sir Timothy Daunt|
|Succeeded by||Sir Paul Haddacks|
Ian David Macfadyen
19 February 1942
|Alma mater||Marlborough College|
|Branch/service||Royal Air Force|
|Years of service||1960–99|
|Commands||British Forces Middle East|
No. 23 Squadron
No. 29 Squadron
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order|
Companion of the Order of the Bath
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air
|Viceregal styles of|
|Reference style||His Excellency|
|Spoken style||Your Excellency|
In 1980 as a wing commander he was appointed Officer Commanding of No. 29 Squadron flying F4 Phantom aircraft at RAF Coningsby with whom he saw operational service in the Falkland Islands, and Officer Commanding of No. 23 Squadron in 1983.
In 1990 he became Commander of British Forces in the Middle East and from 1991 as an air vice marshal he was Assistant Chief of the Defence Staff, Operational Requirements (Air Systems) – ACAS OR (Air). Since 1992 Macfadyen has been the President of the Raflet Stamp Club.
In 1994 he was promoted to Air Marshal and became Director General of the Saudi Arabia Armed Forces Project.
He retired from the RAF in February 1999.
In October 2009 Macfadyen became Constable and Governor of Windsor Castle in succession to Vice Admiral Ian Jenkins. Before retirement from this post in July 2014, Macfadyen was knighted by the Queen as a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order in a private ceremony in Windsor Castle.
- The International Who's Who 2004 By Europa Publications, p. 1053
- Air Marshal Ian Macfadyen Cranston Fine Arts
- History. Raflet Stamp Club. Retrieved 28 July 2011.
- "Legion appoints new President" Archived 12 October 2007 at the Wayback Machine, The Royal British Legion. Accessed 24 July 2007
- Court Circular The Times, 18 June 2009
Peter de la Billière
| Commander British Forces Middle East
In-theatre commander for Operation Granby
|Gulf War ended|
Sir Timothy Daunt
| Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man
| Constable and Governor of Windsor Castle
Sir James Perowne
|Non-profit organization positions|
The Earl of Effingham
| President of the Royal British Legion