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Report - RAF Bawdsey ROTOR from the sky - March 2016

Discussion in 'Military Sites' started by HTB, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. HTB

    HTB 28DL Full Member
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    History - This has been covered a few time before but just in case here's the SubBrit: http://www.subbrit.org.uk/rsg/sites/b/bawdsey/

    Explore - So I went to Bawdsey with all intentions of going down into the ROTOR but it turns out its been recently sealed. Not what I was looking for. After finding out I was unable to get into the bunker I had no issues in drawing some attention. So..... I sent up the drone.

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    As with all ROTOR's the standard entrance bungalow

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    Next to the entrance bungalow you can see the sheltered MT bays and dog cages to the bottom right

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    From the air I have to say that the Bloodhound Missile Pads look rather good all symmetrical. Also noted at the bottom is the ventilation shaft and the emergency exit from the ROTOR.

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    With the later instillation of the Bloodhound came its own Type 87 or 86 Radar installed on the below plinths

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    Well thanks for looking also this is my first post so any tips / criticism would be appreciated.

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  2. ACID- REFLUX

    ACID- REFLUX 28DL Regular User
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    Nice those mate :thumb

    Glad too see someone actually uses their Quads rather than leaving them at home :coat
     
  3. Speed

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    Good shots that's for sure
     
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  4. mattdonut

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    yeah thats pretty cool
    good pictures too look forward to seeing more like this from you
     
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    Cool, nice to get a different perspective on the place!

    Is it really sealed?? Was wide open a couple months ago
     
  6. Bunk3r

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    nice, the site suits the aerial report well. (and I do like quadcopters).
     
  7. pauln

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    Nice job. Good to see it from a different angle
     
  8. Dieselkid 63

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    As others have said, nice stuff. At first I thought this would be boring as ROTOR's are underground, but those bloodhound pads were cool, as are the dog cages which I haven't seen before. Nicely done (Y)
     
  9. silentwalker

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    What a different take on a report doing the photos like that, great shots as well! :thumb
     
  10. ledgehammer

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    think it depends what entrance u use ;-)

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  11. HTB

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    I wish it depended on which entrance I used. They have just installed a lovely sheet metal plate over the previous entrants routes. :(
     
  12. ledgehammer

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    yeh, we failed too when we went - a tour asked us to move on lol, although was one part we never checked - people are getting in somehow, you hear rumours etc, trouble is its ridiculously far for us
     
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