1. Welcome to 28DaysLater.co.uk - 28DL - The UK Urban Exploring / Urban Exploration / Urbex Forums.

    Asylums and Hospitals, High Stuff, Industrial, Leisure Sites, Residential Sites, Military Sites, Mines and Quarries, ROC Posts, Theatres and Cinemas, Draining, Underground Sites, European and International Sites, Leads, Rumours and News, Kit, Clothing, Equipment, Photography and Video sections plus a lot more.

    Please feel free to browse this website as a guest. Creating an account removes some ads, allows you to post replies, start new topics and threads, and gives you access to more features including bookmarking, live chat, messaging and notification systems.

    Create an account | Login | Request new password

Report - RAF Honiley, test area, Warwickshire - Oct 2009

Discussion in 'Military Sites' started by bubblehead, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. bubblehead

    bubblehead you lost the game
    Regular User

    Joined:
    May 29, 2006
    Messages:
    215
    Likes Received:
    26
    Home Page:
    Raf Honiley was operational 1941-1958, a base for nightfighter squadrons during the war then various training and signals units until its closure. When it was acquired by lucas varsity it was used as an automotive test area by the likes of prodrive and TRW (Lucas Aerospace)

    Finding a cluster if buildings in one corner of the airfield on flashearth some time ago we finally got around to actually to checking it out. It would appear they were used as test labs for lucas aerospace. One test lab having once housed a wind tunnel, which was unfortunately now removed:(

    1.entrance
    [​IMG]
    2.workshop area
    [​IMG]
    3.wind tunnel contol room
    [​IMG]
    4.control panel
    [​IMG]
    5.test sheets
    [​IMG]
    6.attenuators in wind tunnel
    [​IMG]
    7.another test room
    [​IMG]
    8.control panel
    [​IMG]
    9.stairs between labs
    [​IMG]
     

    Remove this ad by donating or subscribing.

  2. Adders

    Adders living in a cold world
    Regular User

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2009
    Messages:
    670
    Likes Received:
    533
    Home Page:
    Here's a few of mine from the trip. Was a nice little place, interesting to see considering I wasn't really sure what to expect.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
Draft saved Draft deleted
Loading...

Users Who Have Read This Thread (Total: 0)

Share This Page

Remove this ad by creating an account and logging in