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Mount Batten (Cattewater)

Major
Also known as: RAF Cattewater / RAF Mount Batten / RNAS Cattewater
County: Plymouth
Current Status: Industry
Date: February 1917 - 1992
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RNAS
Landing Surface Types: Water

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

  • Mount Batten Centre

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Marine Craft Training and Support Unit
  • No 2 AACU ‘C’ Flight

  • No 2 (Plymouth) Wing

  • No 4 (Flying Boat) Wing

  • No 10 Sqn RAAF

  • No 15 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 19 (General Reconnaissance) Group

  • No 43 Air/Sea Rescue Marine Craft Unit
  • 72nd (Operations) Wing
  • No 84 MU

  • No 203 Sqn

  • No 204 Sqn

  • No 209 Sqn

  • No 237 Sqn

  • No 238 MU

  • No 238 Sqn

  • No 347 (Flying Boat) Flight

  • No 348 (Flying Boat) Flight

  • No 349 (Flying Boat) Flight

  • No 406 (Fleet Fighter) Flight
  • No 407 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight
  • No 408 (Fleet Fighter) Flight
  • No 420 (Seaplane) Flight

  • No 421 (Seaplane) Flight

  • No 443 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flight
  • No 444 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flight
  • No 445 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flight
  • No 461 Sqn

  • No 482 (Coastal Reconnaissance) Flight
  • No 701 (Catapult) Flight
  • No 702 Sqn

  • No 710 Sqn

  • No 712 (Catapult) Flight
  • No 712 Sqn

  • No 716 (Catapult) Flight
  • No 716 Sqn

  • No 720 (Catapult) Flight
  • No 720 Sqn

  • No 771 Sqn

  • No 934 (Balloon) Sqn

  • Flying Boat Development Flight

  • Marine Craft Training School
  • RAF School of Combat Survival and Rescue
  • Southern Maritime Air Region

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Plan of Cattewater, 1918. Courtesy of Ed Andrews

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