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Telscombe Cliffs

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 (Telscombe) 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.






Plan of Telscombe Cliffs. Courtesy of Ed Andrews

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Gosport / Penshurst (Chiddingstone Causeway)

Home Defence Landing Ground(s):

Blackboys / Chichester (Shopwyke) / Hooe / Lower Beeding / New Chapel / Rustington / Thakeham / Wilmington (Arlington)

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