Rocket plume image from high speed video
The majority of Roxel’s rocket firing and environmental trials take place on a 100 acre range in the Wyre Forest. On the Wyre Forest main range, static firings of motors with thrusts up to at least 200kN can be conducted. On the existing firing bed the maximum motor size that can be fired is 6m long and 1.5m in diameter but can be increased easily. The secondary range can be used to test motors up to 20kN of thrust and the TVC facility up to 200kN of thrust.
Roxel has another test range on its Summerfield site offering: three main ranges up to 20kN thrust; a roll torque rig for up to 5kN thrust; a smoke tunnel for up to 5kN thrust; and a thrust misalignment rig up to 2kN thrust.