QinetiQ Pershore

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QinetiQ Pershore
Summary
OwnerQinetiQ
Opened1978
Elevation AMSL121 ft / 37 m
Coordinates52°08′33″N 2°2′11″W / 52.14250°N 2.03639°W / 52.14250; -2.03639Coordinates: 52°08′33″N 2°2′11″W / 52.14250°N 2.03639°W / 52.14250; -2.03639
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QinetiQ Pershore is located in Worcestershire
QinetiQ Pershore
QinetiQ Pershore
Shown within Worcestershire
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QinetiQ Pershore is a Business Park and Trials Centre operated by QinetiQ. The site is located near the village of Throckmorton, Worcestershire, England.

History[edit]

The site was created during 1933/4 for use by the Royal Air Force as a training station under the name of RAF Pershore.

The following units were posted here at some point:

The RAF station closed down during 1978.

Current use[edit]

The site is currently a Business Park and Trials Centre. It has occasionally been opened as an aerodrome, hosting an airshow. The last such event was scheduled for June 11, 2016.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Pershore". Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  2. ^ http://www.pprune.org/private-flying/579837-perhaps-last-opportunity-raf-pershore-disused.html