Radome panels base installation

Colour slide images of the first radome panel base sections being fixed into place. Installed by contractor Wood Pritchett, each radome consisted of 1,646 pentagonal and hexagonal panels, which were held together by 60,000 bolts at reinforcement points at the edges of each panel.

  • Index Number FA0245.05 / FA0246.21
  • Index Type Slide
  • Item Medium Colour
  • Item Manufacturer Dennis Wompra Studios Collection
  • Item Date 1961
  • Item Description Radome panels base installation
  • Item Location Room 1, bay 5, shelf 2, box 245 / 246
  • Image Copyright Fylingdales Archive

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