Rufforth Airfield East - AIRFIELD STATUS

Wednesday, 21st October 2020

The airfield is open. Social distancing must be maintained. As from 1st July 2020 Rufforth East is MANDATORY RADIO. Non Radio Traffic is no longer accepted. The cafe seating area and balcony is open but Social Distancing must be observed.
Please note: There is a commerial drone operator (Not ZeusUAV) operating a drone up to 400ft AMSL around Clifton, York on the 10th October (Date subject to change due to weather). Please avoid. Contact telephone is Carl 07590674544
Cafe open Friday 9-2, Saturday 9-2 and Sunday 9-2
Contactless payment if possible.
Hope to see you soon,
Zeus UAV will be carrying out airtests from 05th till the 12th of October between 09:00-1700. For more info please call Shaun on 07894954151

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.

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!

Todays Flights


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