RNAS Culdrose Royal Naval Air Station

Home to the Royal Navy’s Merlins plus a sizable proportion of its Sea Kings, Culdrose – just outside Helston on the Lizard Peninsula – is the largest helicopter base in Europe with some 75 aircraft and 3,000 personnel. It is the biggest single-site employer in Cornwall, pumping £100m into the local economy every year.

Commanding Officer Mark Garratt

Rank: Captain

Capt Mark Garratt joined the Royal Navy in 1980, he is now the Commanding Officer of RNAS Culdrose.

Download full profile

Location RNAS Culdrose

Culdrose Air day 2015

On Thursday 30th July, we are opening our gates - come and meet the Fleet Air Arm, the RN's flying force, at the 2015 Culdrose Air Day. 

You will be blown away by awesome flying displays, be able to meet the heroic Aircrew who fly our helicopters around the world, get up close to state-of-the art aircraft and learn all about life in the Royal Navy.

More than just an airshow!

Tickets admission Prices

TBC...

Rnas Culdrose's training Role

TRAINING

There are many training facilities at RNAS Culdrose including the Engineering and Merlin training facilities. You can also find the School of Flight Deck operations which trains students in the art of managing aircraft movements and tackle aircraft fires.

736 Naval Air Squadron

Learn more

771 Naval Air Squadron

Learn more

814 Naval Air Squadron

Learn more

820 Naval Air Squadron

Learn more

824 Naval Air Squadron

Learn more

829 Naval Air Squadron

Learn more

849 Naval Air Squadron

Learn more

854 Naval Air Squadron

Learn more

857 Naval Air Squadron

Learn more

Maritime Aviation Support Force

Learn more
Culdrose jets return

Culdrose jets return from Scottish exercise

More

RNAS Culdrose Latest News

Date announced for Culdrose Air Day 2015

More
Busy helicopter squadron see 10 years with Merlin

Busy helicopter squadron see 10 years with Merlin

More
See all news for RNAS Culdrose

event

RNAS Culdrose Air Day

More