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Gosport (Fort Grange)

Major
Also known as: Gosport Aerodrome / Grange / HMS Siskin / RAF Gosport / RNAS Gosport
County: Hampshire
Current Status: Housing / Naval ground training
Date: July 1914 - December 1958
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC / FAA

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Gosport Aviation Society
  • Gosport Borough Council
  • Gosport Discovery Centre
  • HMS Sultan HIVE

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 AACU ‘H’ Flight

  • No 1 Coast Artillery Co-operation Flight

  • No 1 Coast Artillery Co-operation Unit

  • No 1 RS

  • No 1 School of Special Flying

  • No 1 Sqn RNAS

  • No 2 AACU

  • No 2 AACU ‘A’ Flight

  • No 2 AACU ‘B’ Flight

  • No 2 AACU ‘D’ Flight

  • No 3 Sqn

  • No 5 Sqn

  • 7th Wing RFC

  • No 8 AACU

  • No 8 Sqn

  • No 10 TS

  • No 13 Sqn

  • No 14 Sqn

  • No 17 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 17 Sqn

  • No 17 (Training) Group

  • 17th Wing RFC

  • No 22 Sqn

  • No 23 Sqn

  • No 27 RS

  • No 27 TS

  • No 28 Sqn

  • No 29 Sqn

  • No 31 Sqn

  • No 39 Sqn

  • No 40 Sqn

  • No 41 Sqn

  • No 42 Sqn

  • No 45 Sqn

  • No 48 Sqn

  • No 55 TS

  • No 56 Sqn

  • No 59 RS

  • No 60 Sqn

  • No 62 RS

  • No 70 TS

  • No 78 Sqn 

  • No 79 Sqn

  • No 81 Sqn

  • No 86 Sqn

  • No 87 (Canadian) RS

  • No 88 Sqn

  • No 91 (Canadian) RS

  • No 100 Sqn

  • No 163 GS

  • No 186 Sqn

  • No 210 Sqn

  • No 224 Sqn

  • No 233 Sqn

  • No 248 Sqn

  • No 401 Air Stores Park

  • No 420 (Fleet Spotter) Flight

  • No 421 (Fleet Spotter) Flight

  • No 422 (Fleet Spotter) Flight

  • No 442 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight

  • No 449 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flight

  • No 460 (Fleet Torpedo) Flight

  • No 460 (Fleet Torpedo Bomber) Flight

  • No 461 (Fleet Torpedo) Flight

  • No 461 (Fleet Torpedo Bomber) Flight

  • No 462 (Fleet Torpedo) Flight

  • No 462 (Fleet Torpedo Bomber) Flight

  • No 463 (Fleet Torpedo) Flight

  • No 464 (Fleet Torpedo) Flight

  • No 608 Sqn

  • No 667 Sqn

  • No 705 Sqn

  • No 706 Sqn

  • No 707 Sqn

  • No 708 Sqn

  • No 720 Sqn

  • No 727 Sqn

  • No 764 Sqn

  • No 771 Sqn

  • No 778 Sqn

  • No 799 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

  • No 812 Sqn

  • No 813 Sqn

  • No 820 Sqn

  • No 821 Sqn

  • No 822 Sqn

  • No 823 Sqn

  • No 824 Sqn

  • No 825 Sqn

  • No 833 Sqn

  • No 845 Sqn

  • No 848 Sqn

  • No 882 Sqn

  • No 887 Sqn

  • No 892 Sqn

  • No 894 Sqn

  • No 1622 (AAC) Flight

  • No 1846 Sqn

  • No 1850 Sqn

  • No 2758 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2777 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2822 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2837 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Aircraft Torpedo Development Unit

  • Anti-Aircraft Special Defence Flight

  • Coast Defence Development Unit

  • Coastal Battery Co-operation Flight

  • Coastal Battery Co-operation School

  • Coastal Command Fighter Circus (Section)
  • Composite Co-operation Flight

  • Development Sqn

  • Fleet Air Arm Maintenance Unit

  • Observer Training Flight

  • School of Aerial Co-operation with Coastal Defence Batteries

  • School of Special Flying

  • South Western Area Flying Instructors School

  • Torpedo Development Flight

  • Torpedo Development Section

  • Torpedo Development Unit

  • Torpedo Training Squadron

  • Torpedo Training Unit

Empire Air Day Rehearsals at Gosport and Warmwell, 1930s. Courtesy of British Movietone

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Plan of Gosport, 1918. Courtesy of Ed Andrews

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

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Penshurst (Chiddingstone Causeway) / Telscombe Cliffs

Home Defence Landing Ground(s):

Blackboys / Stonegate

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