|Handley Page Halifax V of 1663 HCU|
|IATA: none – ICAO: none|
|Owner||Ministry of Defence|
|Operator||Royal Air Force|
|Location||Rufforth, North Yorkshire|
|Elevation AMSL||52 ft / 16 m|
The airfield had one B1 and two T2 hangars and 36 aircraft hard standings and there was accommodation for 1,531 males and 251 females of all ranks.
- No. 158 Squadron RAF November 1942 - February 1943
- No. 1663 Heavy Conversion Unit (HCU) 7 Group Training Command 1943 - 1945
Aircraft losses 
Post war 
Part of the site has been retained for use by microlight and other small aircraft.
Airline TV series 
Airline was a period drama series set at the end of the Second World War. Its main character is Jack Ruskin (played by Roy Marsden) who as a demobbed RAF transport pilot tries to set up his own airline using a DC3/C-47.
The series also starred Polly Hemingway as Jennie, Peter Witney as Richard Heffer, Sean Scanlan as Mc Evoy and Terence Rigby as Ernie Cade.
The series ran for 9 Episodes.
See also 
- Control Towers UK - Rufforth (website accessed: 27/07/10)
- Royal Air Force - Bomber Command History - RAF Rufforth (website accessed 27/07/10)
- 158 Squadron history - Bases - For operations with Coastal Command, 7/25 Nov 1942
- Yorkshire Aircraft- accidents (website accessed: 27 July 2010)
- York Stories - Memorials: lost crews of World War Two (website accessed: 27 July 2010)
- Memorable TV- Airline, Ruskin Air (website accessed: 27/07/10)
- Ruskin Air Services(website accessed: 27/07/10)
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