Aviation Research
Vickers Wellington
17 OTU Silverstone 1944

RAF Barford St John

Location:  SP 44198 34199
Pundit Code:  BJ
Open:  June 1941
Close:  March 1946
 
QDMs
170 - 1400 x 50yds
216 - 1400 x 50yds  (extended to 1600yds - date u/k)
281 - 2000 x 50yds  (extended to 2800yds - date u/k)
 
Hangars
Type T1:  Nil
Type T2:  1
Type B1:  1
Type J:  Nil
Blister:  Nil
 
Hardstandings
27 x Heavy Bomber
 
RAF Complement
Officers:  80
SNCO:  233
OR:  592
 
WAAF Complement
Officers:  4
SNCO:  30
OR:  108
 
Units
16 OTU     
      
Aircraft
Wellington, Mosquito