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Stonegate

Major
Also known as: RFC Stonegate / Ticehurst
County: East Sussex
Current Status: Unknown (location not known)
Date: December 1916 (earliest known date) - 14 March 1917 (relinquished)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

Stonegate was a short-lived Home Defence landing ground during World War One, available to Royal Aircraft Factory BE2 and BE12 variants fighters of No 78 Squadron.

 

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

  • Ticehurst Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 78 Sqn
Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Gosport / Penshurst (Chiddingstone Causeway) / Telscombe Cliffs

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