|Born||27 March 1955
|Service/branch||Romanian Air Force|
|Years of service||1971-present|
|Commands held||Chief of Staff of the Romanian Air Force|
General Ion-Aurel Stanciu (born March 27, 1955 in Buzău) was the chief of the Romanian Air Force Staff from 17 February 2009 to 7 January 2011. He graduated the Aurel Vlaicu Flight School in 1977 and the Military Academy in 1986. He assumed office following the discharge of Lieutenant General Constantin Croitoru. He was previously manager of Romavia airlines, and deputy commander of Henri Coandă International Airport. On 7 January 2011 he was discharged from active duty and promoted to the rank of General.
- 1977 – Lieutenant;
- 1981 – Lieutenant-Major;
- 1986 – Captain;
- 1990 – Major;
- 1993 – Commanding-captain;
- 1998 – Commander;
- 2004 – General de flotilă aeriană;
- 2008 – Major-General.
- 2010 – Lieutenant-General.
- 2011 – General.
- Mediafax, Romanian Def Min Sacks Staff Over Missing Weapons Case, accessed on January 30, 2009
|Chief of the Romanian Air Force Staff