The changing face of Victory Fields!

Here are a few pictures showing the huge change that the site has undergone. Amazing how much tidier the site was, roads swept and grass […]

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The Vikings invade UR!

637 Volunteer Gliding Squadron are to be begin gliding this month with their Viking T Mk 1’s. The Facebook group kindly let me repost their […]

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RAF Little Rissington – 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 […]

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RAF Little Rissi’ – No. 22 “Training” Group Badge

It is now home to No. 637 Volunteer Gliding Squadron RAF as the primary military unit, who provide elementary flying training for Combined Cadet Force […]

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1974 – Red Arrows at Little Riss’

David originally found this clip. Maybe one to brighten your day on a cold, snowy morning. 1974 RAF Red Arrows – Royal Air Force – […]

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Upper Rissington – 1998 – the arterial link…

Picture: Courtesy Mike Grierson The picture dates from 1998. You can see that the houses on Farman Crescent have yet to be demolished. There is […]

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Red Pelicans in Colour

Great video showing the Red Pelicans – before the Red Arrows were launched at RAF Little Rissington.

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637 Squadron recommences flying in 2017

Please see the quote from the 637 Squadrons, Facebook site: Last Monday, the first of our Flying Supervisors commenced their conversion training on the Viking […]

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Chinook Lifting off from RAF LR

On my way down to the Lamb Inn at Great Rissington for a Pie and a Pint and this huge chunk of metal takes off […]

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Little Rissington church to commemorate BofB

Article from the Cotswold Journal. Photographs from J. Flint (Goodwood Spitfire Meet 2015). THE annual Battle of Britain Service in St Peter’s church Little Rissington […]

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Building 10 Planning Documents (Officers Mess)

New drawings have been proposed in June for the above building conversions. The drawings will be uploaded at the foot of the post. See Link […]

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Building 41 Planning Documents (Med Centre)

New drawings have been proposed in June for the above building conversion. The drawings will be uploaded at the foot of each sub section. See […]

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Building 42 (Station HQ) conversion has begun!

The conversion of what was Building 42 (Old Station Headquarters) into homes has begun. New drawings have been proposed in June for the above building […]

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Believe the BBMF Lancaster was lost yesterday!

BBMF appears to have an affiliation with Upper Rissington as recently we have had the C47, Spitfire and now the Lancaster PA474, flying over the […]

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James Bond – Die Another Day

Looking through the archives – this story seems to be missing – so added again. From the BBC website – dated November 2002. A small […]

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C130J – Hercules – low level flying

Picture Copyright: J Flint. The Royal Air Force, do a great job for our country and I support them whole heartedly. At times I cannot […]

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Track Cars and RAF LR

Earlier this year I mentioned that we should approach the MOD and see if we could gain access to RAF Little Rissingtons runway on a […]

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637 VGS Accomodation

637 VGS Accommodation nearing completion. For many more pictures – visit www.raflittlerissington.co.uk and select Gallery. Once finished I hope the Grobs start flying again.  

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Watch Tower – Sept 1982

Paul Francis from the Airfield Research Group http://www.airfieldresearchgroup.org.uk has kindly let me let me publish pictures of the Watch Tower from 1982. Please don’t copy […]

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Request Flyby – pattern is closed C130J!

Yesterday, our beautiful village witnessed a very low flyby from a RAF Hercules C130J based at RAF Brize Norton. Special thanks to David Harrison for […]

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