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Airline – S01E04
ITV - 24 January 1982
Airline was a series produced by Yorkshire Television for the ITV network in 1982. It was created by Wilfred Greatorex and starred Roy Marsden as Jack Ruskin ... Leaving the RAF after World War II, Jack Ruskin decides to set up his own airline. Jack is prepared to bend every rule in the book to continue flying. Doing a deal with Ernie Cade to buy an aircraft, he enlists Peter Witney as co-pilot and Jock McEvoy as engineer. Cade is a notorious spiv, who can lay his hands on anything for the right price, Jacks dealings with Cade will be the cause of much trouble as the series unfolds. Other leading cast members were Polly Hemingway, Richard Heffer, Sean Scanlan and Terence Rigby.
Episode 4 - Touch And Go
Ruskin Air Services is grounded by the ice & snow of a bitter winter and with no fuel. Cade makes a proposal that Ruskin finds impossible to refuse despite the risks of flying in the bitter winter of February 1947.
Quality : This is not my recording (thanks to MikeD) it was a VHS rip authored to DVD when I got it. The video quality is OK for a rip from a home VHS recording, though there is a video glitch just over 35 minutes in, and there are embedded interlace artifacts (combing on horizontal movement). Audio, though a little 'tinny', is OK throughout.
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