RAF Wroughton, Wilshire Site 6

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Site 6
2 x 'C' Hangars.
1 x Wardens Office, guard room.

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Horsa Glider assembly.

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Aircraft storage post war.

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Harvard’s in store.

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The road passes site 6 on its right.

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Arrival for assembling.

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The entrance into site 6 with the two hangars each side and a guard room on the left.

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Plan.

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RAF Wroughton, Wilshire Site 6

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Site 6 with 2 x 'C' Hangars..

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Thank you to Andy Amor for the air photos..

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'C' Hangar.

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'C' Hangar door.

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Wardens Office, guard room.

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RAF Police.

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Wardens Office, guard room.

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Wardens Office, guard room.

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C3 'C' type Austerity hangar.

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'C' type Austerity hangar.

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Early 'C' type design.

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C3 'C' type Austerity hangar.

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Elevation standard 'C' type.

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'C' type hangars had a large intricate roof, by 1940 a cheaper type of design was used and it was called an Austerity type.

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Roof.

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Asbestos Cement sheets. (Asbestos cement is primarily a cement-based product where about 10-15% w/w of asbestos fibres are added to reinforce the cement.)

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Emergency water supply in case of fire in the hangars.

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Plan.

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Trailer pump.

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Trailer pump.

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02 January 2006                                                                                                                      2839/35 plan for door gear

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The second 'C' type hangar.

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Plan.

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'C' type door plan.

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The far side of the hangar and a row of offices down the side.

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The view inside at the racing track.

The second picture is a 'C' hangar being dismantled at Norwich Airport.

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Plan.

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Karting.

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Karting.

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The Asbestos Cement sheeting shows up well here and also the steel drain covers that run along the base of the main doors. These may be made in Portsmouth as they look very much like the ones at RAF Old Sarum's hangars.

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Drain covers in place.

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Handle to open the door.

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Aircraft tie down weights, there must have been hundreds of these all over the airfield and aircraft storage area.

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Aircraft tie down weights.

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Pill box defence.

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Pill box embrasure. Type FW3/22 a large concrete five sided box.

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Type FW3/22 plan.

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A unique style of watch office for an ASU/MU.

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Unknown about 2004

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Watch office with a control room above.

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ATA aircraft delivery.

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The stairs running up to the top floor.

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ATA aircraft delivery.

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