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 […]

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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, 1938. Social Committee, Parish Council……..would […]

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RAF C130J – 18 Apr 2017

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.

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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 (1926-2016) Air Commodore Mike Swiney […]

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Little Rissington church to commemorate the 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 is to take place on […]

Little Rissington

C17 drops paras at Little Ris

Full Story here. On 12th April 2016 with perfect weather a C-17, flown by pilots from Number 99 Squadron, based at RAF Brize Norton, ran in for the first drop […]

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RAF Little Rissington to reopen

The MOD have announced today that RAF Little Rissington is to reopen. Air Vice Marshal Chumondley said we are looking forward to reactivating RAF Little Rissington to full operational status […]

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Watch Tower – Restored?

Watch Tower – I believe it was the intention to restore the Watch Tower by Bovis / Linden. I’m unsure if this is still the plan. If it was saved […]

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Little Rissi’ – Hospital Project

The following information came from Ian Davidson who gleaned the information from the archives at RAF Alconbury – I need to make a visit. Ian mentions that the engineering drawings for […]

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