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 […]

Aircraft

RAF100 Centenary Celebrations today

Check out the RAF website to know  what is happening today. There is also an APP you can download with more info.       Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2018 Jerry Flint

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