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Grafton Underwood

Major
Also known as: Grafton / Grafton Underwood Aerodrome / RAF Grafton Underwood / USAAF Station 106
County: Northamptonshire
Current Status: Farmland
Date: 1942 - 1954
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Bomber
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/01/2019):
  • Grafton Underwood Parish Council
  • St. James The Apostle Church, Grafton Underwood - stained glass window to USAAF
  • The Boughton Estates Ltd
  • The Vane Arms, Sudborough - pub used by US airmen
  • Warkton Parish Council

The following alternative information/mass media sources have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/01/2019):

  • 384th Bomb Group Website
  • Geddington.net



                     

Main unit(s) present:

  • 96th BG
  • 97th BG
  • No 236 MU
  • 305th BG
  • 384th BG
1995 aerial.jpg

Aerial view of Grafton Underwood airfield, 1995. © Dave Welch.

Footage of Boeing B-17s at Grafton Underwood in 1942. Courtesy of ZenosWarbirds

Aerial footage of Grafton Underwood. Courtesy of Graham Butlin

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