RAF 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 […]

RAF Little Rissi – night flying – Jul ’18

My wife tells me that Upper Rissington has been listening to the whirling blades of a Chinook around midnight. Both from a stationary Boeing Chinook CH-47 and a hovering one. […]

BBMF – C47

A low fly past by the BBMF Dakota C47 over Upper Rissington this evening. Camera, not set up for the picture – just by chance. This aircraft is based at […]

3 x B1-B Lancers arrive at RAF Fairford

Above picture: Rockwell B1-B Lancer flying past RAF Fairford (The Aviation Media Co.) Information from Aviation Wales. A flight of three Rockwell B1-B Lancers, commonly known as “Bones” has touched […]

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 for long term gliding Notam.

BBMF Lancaster over Rissington!

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 village. Beautiful sound of 4 […]

Spitfire VB – AB910

Picture Copyright: J. Flint. This fantastic aircraft beat up our village this week, at an extremely low level. Really enjoy seeing these warbirds, although prefer to view from behind a […]

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 supplying the pictures. Why was […]

Abandoned Wessex helicopter

There appears to be an abandoned RAF Rescue Wessex helicopter on the far side of the airfield beyond the go-cart track. Not sure why it has been left there but […]