Aviation Research
Vickers Wellington
17 OTU Silverstone 1944

RAF Hinton-In-The-Hedges

Location:  SP 54523 37042
Pundit Code:  HI
Open:  November 1940
Close:  July 1945
 
QDMs
244 - 1900 x 50yds
326 - 1100 x 50yds  (extended to 1350yds - date u/k)
280 - 1100 x 50yds  (extended to 1700yds - date u/k)
 
Hangars
Type T:  11
Type T2:  Nil
Type B1:  1
Type J:  Nil
Blister:  1
 
Hardstandings
23 x Heavy Bomber
 
RAF Complement
Officers:  56
SNCO:  95
OR:  584
 
WAAF Complement
Officers:  2
SNCO:  8
OR:  200
 
Units
13 OTU, 16 OTU, 1479 Flt, SDU  
      
Aircraft
Blenheim, Wellington, Whitley, Oxford, Anson, Master