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Topic London Heathrow Airport Forum | U shaped building at Heathrow

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Hello - Coming in to land at heathrow yesterday, looking down I could see Concord, just beyond that was a high U shaped wall - any ideas what that is? Looks like something you would back a plane into. But no roof??
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It sounds like the engine test bay.
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This post was edited on Tuesday 19th June, 2012 at 15:05 GMT
That would makse sense. There seems to be one already on the Google Maps link I have posted but this is bigger and behind the four planes on the stand by Viscount Way.

Sorry for the ignorance - is it then used to rev the engines without worrying about the blast? Do they anchor the plane when doing so?

Location of U shaped building
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It's an engine test bay. The aircraft will have its brakes set and will also be 'chocked' during the engine testing.
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Thank you both for your response, curiosity satisfied.
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