General

Site Update – any questions?

If anyone has found the site via the link, https://upperrissington.co.uk this is not an accident. I have contemplated for a very long time that the site should be amalgamated where […]

Technical Site

HQ Offices (Sgts Mess)

Offices, located in the former Sergeant’s Mess at Upper Rissington, Gloucestershire opened its doors to local businesses in September 2018 There is a mixture of permanent offices, hot desks and […]

Aircraft

B-52’s deployed to Fairford.

Story from GloucesterLive and they would love to see your photos. Huge B-52s are expected to arrive at RAF Fairford in the Cotswolds over the next two days. Plane enthusiasts believe […]

Little Rissington

Visit to Rissi Church

10 March 2019 ST. PETER’S CHURCH – LITTLE RISSINGTON (information from http://www.littlerissington.net) THE WRITTEN HISTORY OF LITTLE RISSINGTON begins with the Domesday Book Survey of 1086 when there were twenty-two […]

Little Rissington

VHF Direction Finder (VDF) Antenna

Picture: Dated 1 March 2009 by JF. I heard today from an extremely reliable source (Mike Grierson), that the VHF Direction Finder (VDF) Antenna in the centre of the airfield is […]

Aircraft

Air Ambulances land in UR!

Two Air Ambulances land on the plying field on the 23rd February 2019, following a report of two males unconscious after a domestic gas leak. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2019 Jerry Flint

General

North Oxfordshire & Cotswolds Branch of the Military Vehicle Trust

The North Oxfordshire & Cotswolds Branch of the Military Vehicle Trust drove by Great Rissington onwards to Bourton. This is the remainder of the schedule: 11.45-12md          […]

Aircraft

RAF Fairford will host two USAF squadrons by 2023

More than 500 US Air Force (USAF) personnel and their families will move from a closing air base by 2023. Info from BBC Gloucester The USAF and Ministry of Defence […]

Technical Site

Watch Tower now sporting scaffolding

The plans for the Watch Tower Planning permission: Watch Tower Planning Permission Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2018 Jerry Flint

Aircraft

Gazelle lands at Rissington School

RAF Gazelle helicopter lands at Rissington school. Info below from here. Aircraft type:Westland SA.341D Gazelle HT.3 Construction number:1914 Military serial:ZB627 Civilian registration:G-CBSK Name:Ginger Ginger was procured as an RAF training […]

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