RAF Perranporth


Opened: April 1941 - Closed: 6/4/46.


Information derived from RAF Squadrons (Jefford), RAF Flying Training & Support Units (Sturtivant et al), Military Airfields of Britain - South Western England (Delve) and other books.
N.B. (det) means only a part of the unit was detached to here from its main base, and possibly only for part of the period noted.

66 Sqdn.27/4/4114/12/41Spitfire IIA
ASR Flt. May 41 5/11/41Lysander
118 Sqdn. det. 19411941Spitfireautumn 1941
310 Sqdn. 29/12/417/5/42Spitfire
Station Flt.??various inc Magister, Lysander & Spitfire Vc
286 Sqdn. det. 19421942variousspring 1942
19 Sqdn. 6/5/421/3/43Spitfire
276 Sqdn. det. 19421944 ? various
130 Sqdn. 17/7/4230/3/43Spitfire
602 Sqdn. 20/1/4314/4/43Spitfire
65 Sqdn. 29/3/4331/5/43Spitfire
412 Sqdn. 13/4/4321/6/43Spitfire
610 Sqdn. 30/4/4326/6/43Spitfire
132 Sqdn. 18/5/4320/6/43Spitfire
302 Sqdn. 20/6/4319/8/43Spitfire
317 Sqdn. 21/6/4321/8/43Spitfire
453 Sqdn. 20/8/4315/10/43Spitfire
183 Sqdn. 18/9/4314/10/43Typhoon
341 Sqdn. 11/10/4314/4/44Spitfire
340 Sqdn. 9/11/4317/4/44Spitfire
329 Sqdn. 24/3/4417/4/44Spitfire
FAA20/4/449/8/44Swordfish, Avenger 816, 849, 850 Sqds, under 19 Group Coastal Command
691 Sqdn. det. 19441945Henley, Hurricane
95 GS Apr 45 Jun 45 CadetGliding School


Also the general references listed on the RAF in Devon & Cornwall home page

Modelling Notes for individual aircraft

Pictorial References For Modellers
BeaufortI86 SqdnBX.MW6536RAF Aircraft W1000-Z999923V
SpitfireIIa(LR)66 SqdnLZ.TP8420 ?Aviation in Cornwall63R