RAF Cranfield [entry point]
RAF Cranfield was a training station located in Bedfordshire, 8 miles (13 kms) south-west of Bedford.
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Opened in 1937 the station was used in a training role during the war. 14 Service Flying Training School, flying Oxfords, stayed until August 1941. Subsequently the station was occupied by 51 Night Fighter Operational Training Unit flying Havocs, Blenheims, Beaufighters and Mosquitos. The unit disbanded in June 1945. The site is now used by Cranfield University and remains an active civilian airport.
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