Achievements

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

and then gaining their licence.

Joe Chatterton

Joe Chatterton

Night rating pass this week for Joe Chatterton

Sam Raddington

Sam Raddington

First solo today for YAC student Sam Raddington. Well done Sam!

James Haggarty

James Haggarty

Another night rating completed. This time it was James Haggarty who completed the course. With the sun now setting at 4pm, it's perfect timing to obtain the qualification

Joshua Sharp

Joshua Sharp

Another first solo to report. Today it was the turn of Joshua Sharp to Captain the C150 on his own as part of his PPL course.

Steve Carter

Steve Carter

First solo today at YAC for Steve Carter. Well done Sir!

Phil Morgan

Phil Morgan

Instrument Rating (Restricted) skills test pass this afternoon for Phil Morgan. You can step away from the foggles now Captain!

Simon Wellings

Simon Wellings

Second PPL test pass of the day at YAC. This time it was Simon Wellings who has gained his Private Pilot's Licence.

Rebecca Randall

Rebecca Randall

PPL skills test pass today for Rebecca Randall who completed the course in the minimum time of 45 hours. Well done Rebecca!

Luke Dunkley

Luke Dunkley

First solo this weekend for YAC student Luke Dunkley. Not bad going for a 16 year old!

Marcus Chan

Marcus Chan

Congratulations to Marcus Chan who today became the first graduate of the YAC Flight Instructor Course to gain his Instructor's rating. All the best for the future in your new profession!

Dave Marsh

Dave Marsh

Another Night Rating completion. This time it was Dave Marsh who has added the Rating to his Licence. Hopefully he eventually remembered to turn the Master Switch off!

Charlie Woodward

Charlie Woodward

Tonight saw the second Night Rating completion of the week. This time it was Charlie Woodward who completed the 5 hour course in order to be able to fly at night.

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!