Achievements 2022

Follow the achievements of our students including those in 2022

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

Raphael Lewis

Raphael Lewis

Congratulations to Raphael Lewis who completed his first solo today.

Kamen Sullivan

Kamen Sullivan

Congratulations to Kamen Sullivan who has passed his Instrument Rating (Restricted) today having completed the course in the minimum 15hrs.

Natalie Till

Natalie Till

Congratulations to Natalie Till who braved the warm weather today to pass her PPL skills test. Hope you enjoyed the celebratory beer in the pub afterwards!

Andy Barker

Andy Barker

First solo today for Andy Barker. Well done sir!

Jake Forrest

Jake Forrest

Perfect way to end a busy week of flying with a first solo for Jake Forrest.

Monika Dzierbicka

Monika Dzierbicka

PPL skills test pass today for Monika Dzierbicka. Congratulations Monika!

Mark Garratt

Mark Garratt

It's turning into quite a successful week for YAC students. Today saw the first solo for Mark Garratt. Well done Mark!

Steve Carter

Steve Carter

Having originally started flying in 1982, it was great to see Steve Carter pass his PPL today after a mere 40 years. Glad to see your love of flying has lived on a bit longer than the mullet and spandex pants Steve!

Mckenzie Brailsford

Mckenzie Brailsford

PPL skills test pass today for YAC student Mckenzie Brailsford. Well done Mckenzie!

Andrew Kearney

Andrew Kearney

Congratulations to Andrew Kearney who passed his PPL skills test this afternoon at DSA.

James Taylor

James Taylor

After 4 weeks of training, congratulations go to James Taylor who has gained his Flight Instructor rating today having completed his FI course with us. Well done James!

Dave Chadwick

Dave Chadwick

PPL skills test pass today for Dave Chadwick who has completed the course in the minimum 45 hours. Well done Dave!

Oliver Woodcock

Oliver Woodcock

PPL skills test pass today for Oliver Woodcock, one of the many students that we've welcomed from the now defunct DSFT. Congratulations Oliver!

Luke Scarfe

Luke Scarfe

First solo today for YAC student Luke Scarfe who is still only 16 years of age! Well done Luke

Giovanna Kelly

Giovanna Kelly

PPL skills test pass this afternoon for Giovanna Kelly. Well done Giovanna!

Atharva Gadre

Atharva Gadre

Perfect way to finish off a busy weekend of flying with a first solo for Atharva Gadre this evening.

Marlena Idczak

Marlena Idczak

Congratulations to Marlena Idczak who passed her PPL skills test today. Dobra robota Marlena!

Fred Barker

Fred Barker

Another PPL skills test to report. This time it was Fred Barker who has gained his licence.

Craig Mason

Craig Mason

Well done to Craig Mason who passed his PPL skills test on Wednesday evening.

Zoe Bellamy

Zoe Bellamy

PPL skills test pass on Saturday for YAC student Zoe Bellamy. Well done Zoe!

Arturs Meskovskis

Arturs Meskovskis

Congratulations to Arturs Meskovskis who also completed his first solo this weekend.

Steve Geary

Steve Geary

First solo this weekend for Steve Geary who reached this achievement after only 11 hours of flying. Impressive stuff Steve!

Sam Simmonite

Sam Simmonite

Another first solo to report. This time it was Sam Simmonite who took to the skies on his own for the first time.

Natalie Till

Natalie Till

First solo today for YAC student Natalie Till. Nice one Natalie!

Max Jackson

Max Jackson

Congratulations to Max Jackson who passed his PPL skills test today having completed the course in the minimum 45 hours.

Ever Grech

Ever Grech

Second PPL skills test pass of the weekend. This time it was Ever Grech that gained his wings. Nice one Ever!

Lewis Wise

Lewis Wise

PPL skills test pass on Saturday for YAC student Lewis Wise. Well done Lewis!

Lewis Wise

Harry Hutchinson

Congratulations to Harry Hutchinson who passed his PPL Skills Test today.

Zoe Bellamy

Zoe Bellamy

First solo on Sunday for YAC student Zoe Bellamy. Well done Zoe!

Jenson Lambley

Jenson Lambley

Congratulations to Jenson Lambley who completed his first solo flight on Saturday

Joseph Hayat

Joseph Hayat

Well done to Joseph Hayat who completed his Night Rating last night

Joe Chatterton

Joe Chatterton

Congratulations to YAC student Joe Chatterton who passed his PPL skills test today.

Steve Miller

Steve Miller

PPL skills test pass this afternoon for Steve Miller. Well done Sir!

Dan Beard

Dan Beard

PPL skills test pass today for University of Sheffield student Dan Beard who has completed his PPL in the minimum hours. Well done Dan!

Mckenzie Brailsford

Mckenzie Brailsford

Wow! Three first solos in one day! Completing the hat-trick this afternoon was Mckenzie Brailsford. I think we now need to go and take a rest!

Fred Barker

Fred Barker

What a busy Monday it's turning out to be with Fred Barker becoming the second student of the day to complete their first solo.

Student Achievements

PPL Skills Test Pass

Harrison Denton
Nick Kean
Harald Tang
Max Jackson
Every Grech
Lewis Wise
Joe Chatterton
Rebecca Randall
Harry Hutchinson
Dan Beard
Steve Miller
Zoe Bellamy
Fred Barker
Craig Mason
Marlena Idczak
Giovanna Kelly

First Solo

Jason Towndrow
Monika Dzierbicka
Fred Barker
Mckenzie Brailsford
Jenson Lambley
Zoe Bellamy
Natalie Till
Sam Simmonite
Steve Geary
Arturs Meskovskis
Atharva Gadre

Flight Instructor Course

Joe Rise
Andrew Burton

IR(R) Skills Test Pass

Sean Whiteley
Adrian Aknai

Night Rating

Owen Dungworth
Kamen Sullivan
Jake Cooper
Tom Brown
Ian Fletcher
Joseph Hayat