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Report - Rocket Motors Division/RAF Westcott, Buckinghamshire, April 2013

Discussion in 'Military Sites' started by PCWOX, Apr 6, 2013.

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    RAF Westcott was a World War II Royal Air Force station in Buckinghamshire. It was used by 11 OTU (Operational Training Unit) during the war, along with its satellite station RAF Oakley. RAF Westcott opened in September 1942 with crews using Wellington bombers for training.
    The RAF moved out in August 1945 shortly after nearly 53,000 liberated allied POWs arrived by air into Westcott. The station closed on 3 April 1946.
    In the 1960s and 1970s, it was the home of the Rocket Propulsion Establishment. The Rocket Propulsion Establishment at Westcott, Buckinghamshire on the site of the former RAF Westcott has made a number of notable contributions in the field of rocket propulsion, including input on the rocket design for the Blue Streak missile and the propulsion systems on Chevaline.
    For many years this establishment was regarded as so secret it was not marked on Ordnance Survey maps. The site closed in 1994 and is now partly a new business park.



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    Inside the rocket testing building, looking down from the top
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    Ready, aim, fire...
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    A blast wall for testing
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    The K2 Building
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    Inside the control tower
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    The control tower - impressive building
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    Empty tool case
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    Run off for chemical waste
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    Small replica of a rocket
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