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Twinwood Farm

Major
Also known as: Milton Ernest / RAF Twinwood Farm / Twinwood Farm Aerodrome / Twinwoods / Twinwoods Business Park / USAAF Station 506
County: Bedfordshire
Current Status: Farmland / Leisure activity / Museum
Date: June 1941 - 31 January 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Prominent People: Glenn Miller

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Twinwood Events
  • Twinwoods Model Aircraft Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 14 SFTS

  • No 19 ACHU

  • No 51 OTU

  • No 164 Sqn

  • No 169 Sqn

  • No 239 Sqn

  • No 268 Sqn

  • No 613 Sqn

  • AI Conversion Flight

  • N.A.E GC

001Squadron & Flight Offices - 18 June 2017.png

Squadron and Flight Offices at Twinwood Farm, 18 June 2017. © Richard Flagg

002Officers Quarters interior - 18 June 2017.png

Interior of the officers quarters at Twinwood Farm, 18 June 2017. © Richard Flagg

003Officers Quarters - 24 June 2010.png

Officers Quarters at Twinwood Farm, 24 June 2010. © Richard Flagg

004Mechanical Transport Shed - 22 June 2014.png

Mechanical Transport Shed at Twinwood Farm, 22 June 2014. © Richard Flagg

005Control Tower : Watch Office for Night Fighter Stations - 22 June 2014.png

The control tower at Twinwood Farm, 22 June 2014. © Richard Flagg

006Control Tower : Watch Office for Night Fighter Stations interior - 22 June 2014.png

Interior of the control tower at Twinwood Farm, 22 June 2014. © Richard Flagg

007Airmens Barrack Hut  - 22 June 2014.png

Barrack Hut at Twinwood Farm, 22 June 2014. © Richard Flagg

008Airmens Barrack Hut - 24 June 2010.png

Barrack Hut at Twinwood Farm, 24 June 2010. © Richard Flagg

009Maintenance & WT Unit - 24 June 2010.png

Maintenance and Wireless Transmission (WT) Unit, 24 June 2010. © Richard Flagg

010Blister Hangar - 24 June 2010.png

Blister Hangar at Twinwood Farm, 24 June 2010. © Richard Flagg

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Blister Hangar at Twinwood Farm, 24 June 2010. © Richard Flagg

012Taxiway at the south of the airfield. Looking east from near the Control Tower - 24 June 2010.png

Taxiway at the south of the airfield. Looking east from near the control tower, 24 June 2010. © Richard Flagg

013Taxiway at the south of the airfield. Looking north east - 24 June 2010.png

Taxiway at the south of the airfield, looking north east, 24 June 2010. © Richard Flagg

Aerial footage of Twinwood Farm, c. February 2011. Courtesy of TOPCAMERAMAN

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Cranfield

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