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Arbroath

Major
Also known as: Aberbrothock / Condor Barracks / HMS Condor / RM Condor / RNAS Arbroath
County: Angus
Current Status: Royal Marines barracks
Date: 19 June 1940 - 31 March 1971; subsequent minor use
Current Use: Closed to flying
Used By: RAF (lesser use) / FAA / Civil (lesser use)
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Naval aviation

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Arbroath Library
  • Ben Nowak Centre - sports facility
  • Royal Burgh of Arbroath Community Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 4 Ferry Flight

  • 17th Carrier Air Group

  • No 65 Sqn

  • No 662 GS

  • No 662 VGS

  • No 703A Flight

  • No 735 Sqn

  • No 737 Sqn

  • No 740 Sqn

  • No 741 Sqn

  • No 751 Sqn

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  • No 754 Sqn

  • No 758 Sqn

  • No 767 Sqn

  • No 768 Sqn

  • No 769 Sqn

  • No 770 Sqn

  • No 771 Sqn

  • No 772 Sqn

  • No 778 Sqn

  • No 783 Sqn

  • No 787 Sqn

  • No 791 Sqn

  • No 800 Sqn

  • No 801 Sqn

  • No 802 Sqn

  • No 803 Sqn

  • No 807 Sqn

  • No 809 Sqn

  • No 810 Sqn

  • No 811 Sqn

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  • No 815 Sqn

  • No 818 Sqn

  • No 819 Sqn

  • No 820 Sqn

  • No 821 Sqn

  • No 824A Flight

  • No 825 Sqn

  • No 826 Sqn

  • No 841 Sqn

  • No 845 Sqn

  • No 846 Sqn

  • No 880 Sqn

  • No 883 Sqn

  • No 885 Sqn

  • No 898 Sqn

  • No 1771 Sqn

  • Angus GC

  • Dan-Air

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Oblique aerial view of Arbroath, taken from the north-west, 20 May 2008. © Crown Copyright: Historic Environment Scotland. Licensor canmore.org.uk

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Oblique aerial view of Arbroath, taken from the south-west-west, 20 May 2008. © Crown Copyright: Historic Environment Scotland. Licensor canmore.org.uk

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Oblique aerial view of Arbroath, looking north-west, 2 December 2014. © Crown Copyright: HES. Licensor canmore.org.uk

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Oblique aerial view of Arbroath, taken from the west, 20 May 2008. © Crown Copyright: Historic Environment Scotland. Licensor canmore.org.uk

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Oblique aerial view of Arbroath, looking north, 2 December 2014. © Crown Copyright: Historic Environment Scotland. Licensor canmore.org.uk

Royal Navy Sea King helicopter training at Arbroath, 1982. Courtesy of RM45Cdo82

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Plan of Arbroath, c. late 1940s. © Royal Navy Research Archive. Click here for more information.

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