Achievements 2021

Follow the achievements of our students including those in 2021

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

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!

Dave Marsh

Dave Marsh

Making the most of the bank holiday weather today was YAC student Dave Marsh who passed his PPL Skills Test at the first time of asking. Get yourself off to your fancy dress party Dave and have a well deserved beer!

Ephraim Bempong

Ephraim Bempong

First solo today for YAC student Ephraim Bempong. Nice one Ephraim!

Adrian Aknai

Adrian Aknai

PPL skills test pass this morning for Adrian Aknai who managed to get it in before the rain started. We'll done Adrian!

Tom Szczypinski

Tom Szczypinski

First solo today for YAC student Tom Szczypinski. Achieving this after only 9 hours of flying was definitely worth a handshake from instructor Dale, followed by some hand sanitizer obviously....

Keenan Freeman

Keenan Freeman

First solo today for YAC student Keenan Freeman. Well done Keenan!

James Woolveridge

James Woolveridge

Second success of the weekend goes to James Woolveridge who has passed his PPL Skills Test. He can now sit back, relax and enjoy some well deserved birthday drinks!

Rebecca Randall

Rebecca Randall

Congratulations to YAC student Rebecca Randall who completed her first solo flight this weekend after barely 10 hours of flight training!

Yasir Khan

Yasir Khan

Crazy busy today at YAC but what a perfect way to end the day with a PPL Skills Test pass for Yasir Khan. Nice one Yas!

David Jones

David Jones

Another glorious Spring day and another first solo. This time it was David Jones that did his first lap around the block in the Cessna unaccompanied. We'll done Sir!

Dave Marsh

Dave Marsh

It seems like an eternity since we last reported on some student success, so it was great to see Dave Marsh complete his first solo today. With the upcoming good weather, there should be a flurry of further successes to report over the next few days....

Ted Jones

Ted Jones

Today we saw our first PPL skills test pass of the year as Ted Jones gained his wings at the first attempt. Well done Ted!

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Student Achievements

PPL Skills Test Pass

Abdul Khalid
Jake Frost
Dave Marsh
Adrian Aknai
James Woolveridge
Yasir Khan
Ric Womersley
Ted Jones

First Solo

Jordan Barker
Rebecca Randall
Keenan Freeman
Ephraim Bempong
David Jones
Dave Marsh
Tom Szczypinsky
John Dean
Harry Hutchinson

IR(R) Skills Test Pass

Jake Didsbury
Kyle Kilmore
Grant Roets

Night Rating

Grant Roets