Achievements

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

and then gaining their licence.

Nashville Ram

Nashville Ram

Congratulations to Nashville Ram who completed his first solo today. Nice one Rambo!

Liam Warrior

Liam Warrior

First solo yesterday for YAC student Liam Warrior. Well done Liam!

Octave Caporossi

Octave Caporossi

Second PPL skills test pass on Saturday saw Octave Caporossi successfully convert his FAA PPL to a UK one.

Tim Brooke

Tim Brooke

Skills test pass today for YAC student Tim Brooke who has now gained his Private Pilot's Licence. Well done Tim!

Robert Booth

Robert Booth

Another first solo to report. This time it was Robert Booth who completed his first solo. Well done Rob!

Tim Heptinstall

Tim Heptinstall

First solo today for Tim Heptinstall. Considering he only had his first lesson on Saturday, this is certainly an amazing achieving. Well done Tim!

Jon Snowden

Jon Snowden

Instrument Rating (Restricted) skills test pass this week for YAC student Jon Snowden. With winter approaching, now is the perfect time to train towards this rating.

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!

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!