Aviation Research
Vickers Wellington
17 OTU Silverstone 1944
Aviation Research - Documenting the roles and losses of Bomber during WWII in
South Northamptonshire, North East Oxfordshire and North West Buckinghamshire.

RAF Turweston

Location:  SP 61515 38309
Pundit Code:  TW
Open:  23rd November 1942
Close:  23rd September 1945
 
QDMs
100 - 2000 x 50yds
040 - 1400 x 50yds (extended to 1750yds - date n/k)
160 - 1100 x 50yds
 
Hangars
Type T1:  1
Type T2:  Nil
Type B1:  Nil
Type J:  Nil
Blister:  Nil
 
Hardstandings
27 x Heavy Bomber
 
RAF Complement
Officers:  93
SNCO:  312
 
OR:  622
 
WAAF Complement
Officers:  3
SNCO:  8
OR:  171
 
Units
12 OTU, 13 OTU, 307 FTU, 17 OTU  
      
Aircraft
Anson, Oxford, Martinet, Lysander, Wellington, Mosquito
Hurricane, Boston, Mitchell