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Telscombe Cliffs

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Also known as: Newhaven / RAF Telscombe Cliffs / RFC Telscombe Cliffs / Telscombe / Telscombe Cliffs Aerodrome
County: East Sussex
Current Status: Housing
Date: 1916 - 1919
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter / Maritime patrol
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
  • Peacehaven Library
  • Telscombe Town Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 13 AAP
  • No 78 Sqn
  • No 242 Sqn
  • No 253 Sqn
  • No 514 (Special Duty) Flight

Photographs of the plaque unveiling at Telscombe Cliffs, 18th July 2018. Courtesy of Telscombe Town Council.

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Plan of Telscombe Cliffs. Courtesy of Ed Andrews

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Gosport / Penshurst (Chiddingstone Causeway)

Home Defence Landing Ground(s):

Blackboys

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