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Commander-in-chief of the Chilean Air Force
Incumbent
Air General Arturo Merino Núñez

since 2018
 Chile Air Force
Reports to Chief of the Joint Chiefs of Defence
Appointer President of Chile
Term length 4 years
Formation 1930
First holder Arturo Merino Benítez

This article lists the commanders-in-chief of the Chilean Air Force. The Chilean Air Force (Spanish language: Fuerza Aérea de Chile ) is the air force of Chile. The Chilean Air Force dates back to 1930.

Portrait Rank Name Entered Office Exited Office Position
Arturo Merino Benítez.JPG Air Commodore Arturo Merino Benítez 1930 1931 Air Force Commander-in-chief
No image.png Colonel of Aviation Adirio Jessen Ahumada 1932 1932 Air Force Commander-in-chief
No image.png Squadron Commander Ramón Vergara Montero 1932 1932 Air Force Commander-in-chief
Marmaduque Grove.jpg Group Commander Marmaduque Grove Vallejos 1932 1932 Air Force Commander-in-chief
Capitán Diego Aracena.JPG Air General Diego Aracena Aguilar 1932 1939 Air Force Commander-in-chief
No image.png Air General Armando Castro López 1939 1943 Air Force Commander-in-chief
No image.png Air General Manuel Tovarías Arroyo 1943 1946 Air Force Commander-in-chief
No image.png Air General Oscar Herreros Walker 1946 1947 Air Force Commander-in-chief
No image.png Air General Aurelio Celedón Palma 1947 1952 Air Force Commander-in-chief
No image.png Air General Armando Ortíz Ramírez 1952 1955 Air Force Commander-in-chief
No image.png Air General Renato García Vergara 1955 1955 Air Force Commander-in-chief
No image.png Air General Diego Barros Ortíz 1955 1961 Air Force Commander-in-chief
No image.png Air General Eduardo Jensen Franke 1961 1964 Air Force Commander-in-chief
No image.png Air General Máximo Errázuriz Ward 1964 1969 Air Force Commander-in-chief
Carlos Guerraty (cropped).jpg Air General Carlos Guerraty Villalobos 1969 1970 Air Force Commander-in-chief
César Ruiz Danyau.jpg Air General César Ruiz Danyau 1970 1973 Air Force Commander-in-chief
Gustavo Leigh.jpg Air General Gustavo Leigh Guzmán 1973 1978 Air Force Commander-in-chief
Fernando Matthei.JPG Air General Fernando Matthei Aubel 1978 1991 Air Force Commander-in-chief
Ramón Vega Hidalgo.jpg Air General Ramón Vega Hidalgo 1991 1995 Air Force Commander-in-chief
No image.png Air General Fernando Rojas Vender 1995 1999 Air Force Commander-in-chief
No image.png Air General Patricio Ríos Ponce 1999 2002 Air Force Commander-in-chief
No image.png Air General Osvaldo Sarabia Vilches 2002 2006 Air Force Commander-in-chief
Ricardo Ortega Perrier.jpg Air General Ricardo Ortega Perrier 2006 2010 Air Force Commander-in-chief
Gral aire rojas.jpg Air General Jorge Rojas Ávila 2010 2014 Air Force Commander-in-chief
Comandante en jefe de la Fuerza Aérea, Jorge Robles Mella.jpg Air General Jorge Robles Mella 2014 2018 Air Force Commander-in-chief
No image.png Air General Arturo Merino Núñez 2018 Incumbent Air Force Commander-in-chief

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{{Wikipedia|{{subst:List of commanders-in-chief of the Chilean Air Force}}

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