Category: General

Category: General

North Oxfordshire & Cotswolds Branch of the Military Vehicle Trust
February 17, 2019 General Nomad

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           Drive through Bourton towards Clapton. Visit Goms Hole 12.30ish                Drive through Sherborne towards Windrush Airfield 13.00        

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RAF Brize Norton Proposed Airspace Change – drop in session – 20th Feb
February 10, 2018 General Nomad

All information is from here: https://www.raf.mod.uk/rafbrizenorton/flyinginfo/bznacp.cfm RAF Brize Norton will be hosting two public drop in sessions to allow interested stakeholders the opportunity to view the proposal and clarify certain aspects of the proposal with members of the Airspace Change Consultation Team. The events will be held at the RAF Brize Norton Millennium Amenities Centre (MAC)

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The changing face of RAF Little Rissington
December 28, 2016 General Nomad

Check out these aerial pictures supplied by Mike Grierson taken yesterday (27th December 2016). As you can see all the domestic and technical sites are transformed into housing for the masses. The prognosis is that the builders will have moved off site by late 2017. Happy New Year. NB: Link to Mike Griersons Pelican Radio

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Building 78 Demolition
August 14, 2015 General Nomad

Pictures tell the story of the removal of building 78. Centre section removed first. MT SS (Building 78) Building 78 being razed to the ground (located to the north of what was Hangar 80). Pictures below – 14 August 2015

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South Cerney Watch Tower
August 2, 2015 General Nomad

You may ask why are these pictures on this website? The reason is the building at South Cerney is of the same design as Little Rissington Watch Tower and its what our dilapidated tower could look like if restored to its original condition externally. 1936 Chief Flying Instructors Block, 5740/36. This Watch Office was also

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Station Headquarters
July 10, 2015 General Nomad

Pictures of the Sation Headquarters. A miniature castle currently located outside the old Station headquarters, is believed to have been built by German POW’s in May 1945 outside Hangar 5 (Aircraft Repair Shed). Although this information is suspect. Although in a dilapidated state it is Bovis and Linden intention to retain the little castle –

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Pelican Radio
June 30, 2015 General Nomad

All RAF stations have various clubs for activities and RAF Little Rissington was no exception. One such activity was Amateur Radio. Consequently, in order to preserve some Station history, an application to reactivate the Station Amateur Radio Club callsign G3NGZ was made to OFCOM. In April 2015 the licence was reissued in the name of

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Land Girls Filmed here
May 15, 2011 General Nomad

Just watched an episode on BBC (15 May 2011). The airfield location used for the Dakota (DC-3) was our very own RAF Little Rissington. You could see the Devonair hangars and the Fire Service Hanger to the South, plus a sweeping shot of the C-type hangars.

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Cotswold church service pays tribute to brave pilot!
November 7, 2010 General Nomad

This Sunday parishes across the Cotswolds will hold Remembrance Services as people unite in paying tribute to the heroism of men and women in wartime. Those attending the Windrush Church service will also witness the dedication of a memorial bench to a hero who died above the skies at Windrush on August 18 1940, during

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