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CFS Scenery--Bad Zwischenahn. Bad Zwischenahn was opened in 1937 as a civil airport (grass runway) and seaport (using the Bad Zwischenahner See). It was taken over by the Luftwaffe in 1939. Reconstruction and extension up to 1940. Three asphalt runways were constructed, and hangars erected. The Erprobungskommando 16 (EK16), the Me 163B "Komet" test unit, were stationed here from late summer 1943 to October 1944. And early 1945-April 1945 was Home of II./JG400, also equipped with "Komets". The design is based on the information of Arne Bartels on 'Chronik des Flugplatzes Zwischenahn' as the main source, and Bernhard Weiss with his Fliegerhorste site, and other page about Bad Zwischenahn of Manfred Tegge (Relikte in Niedersachsen und Bremen). Special thanks to Stephan Sholtz by the provided information for the development of this virtual CFS scenery. The "Bad Zwischenahn" scenery is fictional, but shows the airport like it (may) have looked like in WWII days. The bulding positions are taken from wartime aerial photos and other photos of current golf club located on the former airbase. The scenery is built in "Luftwaffe Style", in accordance with Combat Flight Simulator. The airbase Bad Zwischenahn was located in Lower Saxony, North of West Germany, near Oldemburg. By Edmundo Abad.