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Culdrose (Helston)

Major
Also known as: HMS Chough / HMS Seahawk / RNAS Culdrose
County: Cornwall
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 17 April 1947
Current Use: Active
Used By: FAA
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):
  • Culdrose HIVE
  • Helston Library
  • Helston Town Council
  • Mawgan-in-Meneage Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • 15th Carrier Air Group

  • 52nd Training Air Group

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  • Aircraft Torpedo Development Unit

  • Sea King Training Unit

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