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Roborough (Plymouth) (Plymouth City)

Major
Also known as: HMS Drake II / Plymouth City Airport / RAF Roborough / RNAS Roborough
County: Devon
Current Status: Unknown
Date: 1923 - 23 December 2011
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / Civil

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/12/2015):

  • Plymouth & District Archaeological Society

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 AACU 'C' Flight
  • No 15 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 16 Sqn

  • No 19 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 46 E&RFTS

  • No 82 EGS / SW82 EGS

  • No 82 GS

  • No 225 Sqn

  • No 247 Sqn

  • No 276 Sqn
  • No 691 Sqn

  • No 801 Sqn

  • No 810 Sqn

  • No 814 Sqn

  • No 815 Sqn

  • No 819 Sqn

  • No 1623 (AAC) Flight

  • ASR Flight

  • Air Southwest

  • Air Wales

  • Brymon Airways

  • C.D. Barnard Air Tours Ltd
  • Callington Flying Group

  • Dan-Air

  • Isles of Scilly Skybus

  • Jersey Airways

  • Mayflower Air Service

  • Plymouth Aero Club

  • Plymouth Flying School 
  • Plymouth Magister Flying Group
  • Railway Air Services

  • South West Aviation

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One of the runways at Roborough, 30 March 2018.

The King's Cup Air Race at Roborough, 1967. Courtesy of British Pathé

A Brymon Airways Britten Norman Islander at Roborough in the mid 1970s. Courtesy of steve johnson

Last flights at Roborough, 28 July 2011. Courtesy of steve johnson

Various photographs of Roborough. Courtesy of GULL PERCH FLYER

Decoy Airfield(s):

Roborough Down

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