|Branch|| Royal Flying Corps,|
Royal Air Force
|Active||October 1915 – 8 December 1958|
|Role||Defence of London & South East England, Fighter Offensive, Heavy Bomber Escort Duty, Support, Flying Training|
|Part of||No. 11 Group RAF|
RAF Hawkinge is a former Royal Air Force station located in Kent, near to the south coast and the closest airfield to the French coast. The airfield was used by both the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Air Force during its lifetime.
In World War I the airfield was called RFC Hawkinge.
During World War II the airifield took part in the Battle of Britain and it was home to No. 79 Squadron RAF. After the war, the station hosted the Home Command Gliding Centre, and is fondly remembered by many Air Cadets as the place where they first learned to fly in Slingsby Mk III and Sedbergh gliders. The site has been largely built over, but part is occupied by the Kent Battle of Britain Museum.
- 1-99 Squadrons
1 Squadron RAF, 2 Squadron RAF, 3 Squadron RAF, 16 Squadron RAF, 17 Squadron RAF, 25 Squadron RAF, 26 Squadron RAF, 38 Squadron RAF, 41 Squadron RAF, 56 Squadron RAF, 65 Squadron RAF, 66 Squadron RAF, 79 Squadron RAF, 83 Squadron RAF, 91 Squadron RAF,
- 100-199 Squadrons
- 200-299 Squadrons
- 300-399 Squadrons
- 400-499 Squadrons
- 500-599 Squadrons
- 600-699 Squadrons
- Battle of Britain
- Battle of Britain Airfields
- Battle of Britain Squadrons
- List of former Royal Air Force stations
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