The Red Arrows + Great Rissington CC

A brilliant afternoon watching cricket and the Red Arrows fly-by at the Great Rissington Cricket Club (well done Great Rissi’). Cheap beer and good company […]

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Memorial for RAF Little Rissi’

A year ago I wondered if there was any merit in having a lasting memorial to the technical site at RAF Little Rissington built. To […]

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80 years since the birth of Rissington

Picture: J.Flint Jackie Oliver writes on FB. WOW. Just reading a book on RAF Little Rissington, and saw that this station opened on 11 August, […]

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RAF LR’s accidents

Found this file today: Gloucestershire Aircraft Accidents  Courtesy of this website. I have highlighted a few of the RAF Little Rissington crashes. It’s an amazing list, especially […]

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Videos from RAF Little Rissington

Below are a few videos found on Youtube by David Harrison, Mike Grierson and myself. History of Central Flying School Red Pelicans 1963 Pelicans 1964 […]

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USAF(E) RAF Little Rissington: 1981 to 1993

USAF(E) RAF Little Rissington: 1981 to 1993 With the arrival of the United States Air Force in Europe, Little Rissington became the largest military contingency […]

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Rissi Kart Club – Round 2 – 22 Apr ’17

I visited the Kart track with my wife on our bikes, still worth a visit on Sunday, there is some very quick racing. We also […]

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637 VGS Gliding: 22 Apr ’17

An absolute brilliant day for gliding. 637 VGS were certainly having fun. The grass landing strips were also getting a good cut – more pictures […]

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C130J over RAF LR: 19 Apr ’17

Two Hercules C130J models over flew RAF Little Rissington yesterday. I thought they maybe para dropping, however upon investigation of Notams, noting was listed, except […]

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Folland Gnat Roundabout plinth

As we all know RAF Little Rissington was the founding home of the Red Arrows. The Red Arrows formed in the 60’s with the Folland […]

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The bank between RAF Rissi’ and UR is contaminated!

The artificial bank raised above ground level adjacent to the military boundary fence, seperating Victory Fields and the RAF Little Rissington is growing larger day […]

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Little Rissi’ UFO incident

This is an extract from the the link below from Dr David Clarke’s website, please visit this link for the full story (fascinating): Michael Swiney […]

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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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