Achievements

Follow the achievements of our students in taking their first solo flight

and then gaining their licence.

Luke Smith

Luke Smith

Another IMC rating skills pass. Today it was Luke Smith that has completed his IMC rating. Well done Luke!

Jon Snowden

Jon Snowden

Less than a week after passing his PPL, Jon Snowden has gone on to complete his night rating. IMC next Jon!

Marcus Chan

Marcus Chan

Congratulations to Marcus Chan who has just passed his IMC Rating

Jake Wrightson

Jake Wrightson

Another night rating gained this weekend. This time it was Jake Wrightson who completed his 5 hour course to fly at night.

Jon Snowden

Jon Snowden

Congratulations to Jon Snowden who has today has passed his PPL skills test. Well done Jon!

Miguel Rosa Garcia

Miguel Rosa Garcia

Making the most of the clear skies and full moon this evening was Miguel Rosa Garcia who has completed his night rating. ¡Felicidades Miguel!

Kian Woodhead

Kian Woodhead

Night rating success this week for YAC student Kian Woodhead

Daniel Wade

Daniel Wade

Congratulations to University of Leeds student Daniel Wade who tonight completed his night rating at YAC. Well done Daniel!

Mark Ashton

Mark Ashton

Mark has tonight become the fourth student in the space of 24 hours to complete his night rating. Well done Captain Ashton!

Lincoln Greatrick

Lincoln Greatrick

First solo success today for Lincoln Greatrick. Well done Lincoln!

Josh Raven

Josh Raven

Another student has today gained their Instrument Rating (Restricted) at YAC. This time it was Josh Raven who passed his skills test having completed the 15 hour course. Well done Josh!

Elliott Thompson

Elliott Thompson

First skills test pass of the year. Well done to Elliott Thompson who gained his IMC rating today. Night rating and IMC in the space of a week - good going Elliott!

Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson

Congratulations to Mark for passing his skills test bright and early this morning.

Mark Ashton

Mark Ashton

PPL skills test pass today for Mark Ashton. Well done Mark!

Richard Womersley

Richard Womersley

What a glorious couple of crisp winter days we've had for flying. Making the most of it today was Richard Womersley who completed his first solo flight. Well done Sir!

Marcus Chan

Marcus Chan

Another night rating completed tonight, in fact this was the sixth of the season to date. Tonight it was Marcus Chan who completed his the final few hours of his night rating, having completed his solo circuits last night. Well done Marcus!

James Macdonald

James Macdonald

It's been Super Skills Test Sunday at YAC today. Kicking the proceedings off this morning was Sophie Neumann who successfully passed her PPL skills test, a feat to be matched this afternoon by James MacDonald. Well done guys and gals!

Sophie Neumann

Sophie Neumann

It's been Super Skills Test Sunday at YAC today. Kicking the proceedings off this morning was Sophie Neumann who successfully passed her PPL skills test, a feat to be matched this afternoon by James MacDonald. Well done guys and gals!

Chris Milnes

Chris Milnes

Great achievement today for Chris Milnes who passed him Instrument Rating (R) having only started the course 2 weeks ago. Given the grim weather and persistent IMC conditions throughout this afternoon, he certainly earned his wings today!

Richard Stockley

Richard Stockley

Another YAC student gained their wings today. This time it was Richard Stockley that passed his PPL skills test at the first attempt. Well done Richard!

Brendan Raistrick

Brendan Raistrick

First solo achievement today for University of Sheffield student Brendan Raistrick. Well done Brendan!

Richard Wong

Richard Wong

Perfect way to round off the week with Richard Wong being our FOURTH first time solo student this week!!! Not bad going for October!

John Snowden

Ever wondered how it feels to complete your first solo? It certainly seemed to be memorable for YAC student John Snowden earlier today!

Tom Brown

Tom Brown

WOW! Second first solo in as many days. Today it was the turn of Tom Brown to gain his solo wings. Well done Sir!

Dominic Dodd

Dominic Dodd

Congratulations to YAC student Dominic Dodd who today completed his first solo in one of our Cessna 150's. Having just come back to flying following a modest 28 year break, it's fair to say it was about time!

Nathan Armstrong

Nathan Armstrong

Benefiting from the recent spell of good weather has been YAC student Nathan Armstrong who has passed his PPL skills test

Abdul Khalid

Abdul Khalid

First solo success today for Abdul Khalid, who piloted the Cessna 172 around the circuit on his own for the first time. Well done Abdul!

Jonathan Bautista-Trimming

Jonathan Bautista-Trimming

Congratulations to Jonathan Bautista-Trimming, who today passed his IMC Rating skills test having only started the course barely two weeks ago. We bet he'll be glad to finally take off those foggles!

Matt Martin

Matt Martin

Also this week has seen Matt Martin commplete his IMC rating in minimum hours.

Tony Flinn

Tony Flinn

Second skills test pass of the week. Today it wasTony Flinn who gained his IMC rating.

Luke Smith

Luke Smith

Another YAC student has now gained their wings. Today it was the turn of Luke Smith who gained a first time pass in his PPL skills test. Well done sir!

Kieran Godfree

Kieran Godfree

Double skills test success at YAC this week. Today it was Kieran Godfree who passed his PPL skills test

Kelvin Truswell

Kelvin Truswell

Skills test pass today for Kelvin Truswell. Well done Kelvin!

Alex Dean

Alex Dean

Congratulations to Alex Dean who has completed his first solo at the helm of a Cessna 150 aircraft. Well done Alex!

Phill Morgan

Phill Morgan

Another day and another skills test pass. Today it was Phill "Barry" Morgan's turn to gain his Private Pilot's Licence after completing the course in the minimum 45 hours. Well done Phill!

Elton Hove

Elton Hove

It might've been the hottest day of the year, but that didn't stop Elton Hove from putting in a sizzling performance to pass his PPL skills test. Having being awarded the Donaldson Scholarship from the Honorable Company of Air Pilots, Elton has completed all of his...

Elliott Stead

Elliott Stead

Second skills test pass in 24 hours. Today it was Elliott Stead that gained his PPL

Olivier Chen

Olivier Chen

Skills test success today for Olivier Chen who passed his skills test having completed the course in minimum hours and today

Alex Buxton

Alex Buxton

Second PPL skills test pass in the space of a week. This time it was Alex Buxton who only started his PPL course a little over 3 weeks ago. Well done Alex - must be a record for the quickest PPL we've seen yet!

Andrew Skinner

Andrew Skinner

YAC saw another of our students gain their wings today. This time it was Andrew Skinner who successfully completed his skills test having got through the course in the minimum 45 hours. Well done Andrew!

Elton Hove

Elton Hove

Double solo success today at YAC. First it was Elton Hove who completed his first solo circuit, only to be matched hours later by Steve Pinson. Well done fellas!!!

Steve Pinson

Steve Pinson

Double solo success today at YAC. First it was Elton Hove who completed his first solo circuit, only to be matched hours later by Steve Pinson. Well done fellas!!!

Arron Bird

Arron Bird

Well done to Arron Bird who has passed his skills test for his Private Pilot's Licence. Hour building and ATPL exams next.....

Alex Buxton

Alex Buxton

Well done to University of Sheffield student Alex Buxton who this week has completed his first solo flight. Congrats Alex!

Rob Monk

Rob Monk

Congrats to YAC student Rob Monk who this week has completed his first solo flight. Well done Rob!

Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson

First solo success today Mark Wilson, taking the controls of G-BBKA for a lap around the circuit for the first time today. Well done Mark!

Dilshad Al-Jumoor

Dilshad Al-Jumoor

PPL skills test success this week for Dilshad Al Jumoor. Well done Dilshad!

Oliver Wardle

Oliver Wardle

First solo today for Oliver Wardle. Not got a driving licence yet but today Oliver piloted a Cessna 150 aircraft on his own for the first time. Not bad for sixteen....

Phill Morgan

Phill Morgan

Solo success for Phill Morgan who today completed his first solo flight after only 13 hours of flight training. Well done Captain Morgan!

Rob Green

Rob Green

Skills test success today for Rob Green who has just gained his Instrument (Restricted) Rating in minimum hours. Well done sir!