Rufforth Airfield East - AIRFIELD STATUS

Wednesday, 12th May 2021

The airfield is currently OPEN for Solo flights, or flights with people in the same bubble as per Government guidelines. This includes visiting pilots. All pilots and passengers must adhere to social distancing rules.

Please note: All aircraft MUST be radio equipped in order to liaise with the drone operators.
Zeus uav is flying 10:00 till 14:00 for air tests please contact Shaun on 07894954151
Chocks Away cafe will be open this weekend (Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd May) from 9am - 11am for takeaway.
You are very welcome to eat on our picnic benches outside.
Hope to see you soon x

Upcoming Changes and Notices to Pilots

Please read the following amendments to the Flying Order book re Zeus UAV Flying Procedures.

Visiting Pilots Briefing

All visiting pilots MUST watch the following video and check the airfield status (this page) immediately prior to departure. No PPR is required providing you have digested the information in the video and you agree to follow the procedures.

If you want to organise hangarage or to leave your aircraft overnight, call Stephen Beckett on 07802 435158. No fuel is available.

Rufforth Airfield accept no liability for the accuracy of the information on this page. As situations can change very quickly it is not always possible to update the website immediately. You, and you alone are responsible for deciding whether it is safe to land and/or take off from this airfield.

Note: This Video Briefing was last updated 22nd October 2018 and is subject to change.
PLEASE NOTE THE GLIDER FREQUENCY IN THE VIDEO IS INCORRECT, IT IS NOW 129.980

Rufforth Airfield East - Flying Order Book

All pilots based at Rufforth Airfield East must be familiar with the content of the Flying Order Book. This has been updated on 22nd October 2018. It is avaialble as a PDF document. Download it now!

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