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Air ministry

(in England) the department of government administering all civil and military matters concerning aviation.
Historical Examples

At any rate, they convinced the Commandant that he should phone the Air Ministry.
Dave Dawson on the Russian Front R. Sidney Bowen

This committee was a kind of nucleus of an Air Ministry; the importance attached to it may be judged from its composition.
The War in the Air; Vol. 1 Walter Raleigh.

We trust there is no truth in the rumour that the Air Ministry Bill has gone to a better pigeon ‘ole.
Punch, or The London Charivari, Vol. 153, November 7, 1917 Various

The need for a central controlling body, that is to say, for an Air Ministry, was soon to be acutely felt.
The War in the Air; Vol. 1 Walter Raleigh.

The number of motor-cars at the disposal of the Air Ministry now stands at the apparently irreducible minimum of forty-two.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, May 28, 1919. Various

The Committee had reported that a certain stationery contract for the Air Ministry had been extravagant and improper.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, December 29, 1920 Various

The Admiralty must know all about it if they are still on speaking terms with the Air Ministry.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, September 29th, 1920 Various

They walked the short distance to the Air Ministry in mutual thoughtful silence.
Dave Dawson with the R.A.F R. Sidney Bowen

In July 1918 an order was issued by the Air Ministry prescribing the terms to be adopted in the new force.
The War in the Air; Vol. 1 Walter Raleigh.

What pair of ears in Air Ministry had heard of this part of the plan, he would probably never know.
Dave Dawson on the Russian Front R. Sidney Bowen


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