Achievements 2021

Follow the achievements of our students including those in 2021

who took their first solo, gained their wings or added additional ratings.

Giovanna Kelly

Giovanna Kelly

First solo today for YAC student Giovanna Kelly. Well done!

Dom Dodd

Dom Dodd

Skills test pass today for Dom Dodd who has gained his IR(R).

Luke Denison

Luke Denison

First solo today for YAC student Luke Denison. Well done Luke!

Dan Reader

Dan Reader

Another PPL skills test to report. This time congratulations goes to Dan Reader who has gained his wings.

Sudais Habib

Sudais Habib

Second first solo of the day, this time it's Sudais Habib conquering the circuit on his own. Well done!

Joe Chatterton

Joe Chatterton

First solo today for YAC student Joe Chatterton.

Sean Whiteley

Sean Whiteley

PPL skills test success today for Sean Whiteley who has completed the course in minimum hours.

Jack Richardson

Jack Richardson

Instrument Rating (Restricted) skills test pass today for YAC student Jack Richardson following an extensive course. Well done sir!

Simon Wellings

Simon Wellings

Another first solo. This time it was Simon Wellings piloting the 172 around the circuit on his own.

Ian Fletcher

Ian Fletcher

Another first solo to report. This time it was Ian Fletcher that was let loose in the circuit for the first time. Well done Ian!

James Watson

James Watson

First solo today for YAC student James Watson. Well done James!

Kirsty Whitworth

Kirsty Whitworth

Top marks today for YAC student Kirsty Whitworth who completed her first solo. Award yourself a gold star Miss!

Lincoln Greatrik

Lincoln Greatrik

2 Skills test passes in a day. Not bad going for a Thursday. This afternoon it was Lincoln Greatrik that gained his PPL.

David Jones

David Jones

Congratulations to David Jones who today passed his Private Pilot's Licence skills test.

Cameron & Josh Adams

Cameron & Josh Adams

Double success today for brothers Cameron & Josh Adams who both completed their first solo on the same day. Well done guys!

James Pulfrey

James Pulfrey

Another PPL skills test pass today at YAC. This time it was James Pulfrey who gained his wings. Nice one James!

Charlie Woodward

Charlie Woodward

More student success at YAC yesterday evening with Charlie Woodward gaining his Private Pilot's Licence having completed the course in minimum hours. Well done Charlie!

Max Jackson

Max Jackson

First solo this morning for YAC student Max Jackson.

James Haggarty

James Haggarty

Completing the hat trick of PPL skills test passes at YAC this week was James Haggarty who this afternoon has gained his wings. Well done James!

Tom Brown

Tom Brown

Congratulations to Tom Brown who has today passed his Private Pilot's Licence skills test.

James Woodland

James Woodland

PPL skills test pass today for YAC student James Woodland. His mother will be so proud, until she sees his t-shirt....

Daljit Sanghera

Daljit Sanghera

Congratulations to YAC student Dal Sanghera who has today completed his first solo flight.

James Thompson

James Thompson

Instrument Rating (Restricted) skills test pass today for YAC student James Thompson, having completed the course in a mere 4 days. Not bad going!

Charlie Groves

Charlie Groves

What a perfect end to the week with a PPL skills test pass for YAC student Charlie Groves. Well done Charlie!

Daniel Beard

Daniel Beard

Wow! 2 first solos in the space of a day at YAC. This afternoon it was the turn of University of Sheffield student Dan Beard to gain his wings. Not bad going for a Monday!

Lewis Wise

Lewis Wise

First solo today for YAC student Lewis Wise. Well done Lewis!

Owen Dungworth

Owen Dungworth

Congratulations to YAC student Owen Dungworth who today passed his PPL Skills Test despite only being 16 years old. We're sure that this achievement is just the beginning of a long journey of success in aviation for Owen.

Jake Cooper

Jake Cooper

PPL skills test pass this afternoon for Jake Cooper. Well done Jake!

Sean Whiteley

Sean Whiteley

Having only completed 9 hours of flight training, YAC student Sean Whiteley carried out his first solo flight today. Well done Sean!

Lynn Cooper

Lynn Cooper

In 1929, Amy Johnson became the First Lady of Aviation. Today, a mere 92 years later, YAC's very own Lynn Cooper has joined the hall of fame by becoming the Second Lady of Aviation as she gained her Light Aircraft Pilot's Licence. Well done Lynn! We're all raising a...

Max Verdicchio

Max Verdicchio

Skills test pass this weekend for YAC student Max Verdicchio who has now gained his Private Pilot's Licence. Well done Max!

James Woodland

James Woodland

Another first solo to report today. This time it's James Woodland who captained the 172 around the circuit on his own for the first time. Not bad going considering he only started lessons last month!

Abdul Khalid

Abdul Khalid

Another skills test pass in the space of a couple of days. Today it was Abdul Khalid who passed his PPL Skills Test.

Marek Niedzwiedz

Marek Niedzwiedz

What a glorious day for flying it has been. This was definitely the case for YAC student Marek Niedzwiedz who completed his first solo. Well done Marek!

Jake Frost

Jake Frost

Success today for Jake Frost as he gained his wings following a successful PPL skills test

Jordan Barker

Jordan Barker

Completing his first solo today was YAC student Jordan Barker. Congratulations Jordan!

Student Achievements

PPL Skills Test Pass

Owen Dungworth
Abdul Khalid
Charlie Woodward
James Pulfrey
Jake Cooper
Jake Frost
Dave Marsh
Adrian Aknai
James Woolveridge
Charlie Groves
Yasir Khan
Ric Womersley
Ted Jones
James Haggarty
Dave Marsh
Tom Brown
James Woodland
Max Verdicchio
Lynn Cooper (LAPL)

First Solo

Cameron & Josh Adams
Marek Niedzwiedz
Jordan Barker
Max Jackson
Rebecca Randall
Keenan Freeman
Ephraim Bempong
David Jones
Dave Marsh
Tom Szczypinsky
John Dean
Harry Hutchinson
Daljit Sanghera
Daniel Beard
Sean Whiteley

IR(R) Skills Test Pass

Jake Didsbury
Kyle Kilmore
Grant Roets
James Thompson

Night Rating

Grant Roets