Achievements

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

and then gaining their licence.

Edward Derbyshire

Edward Derbyshire

Another first solo achieved at YAC today. Congrats to Edward Derbyshire who is our latest student to complete this feat.

Jake Hatton

Jake Hatton

First solo this week for Jake Hatton who has impressively achieved this in a mere 8hrs of flight training.

Chris Hicks

Chris Hicks

Making the most of today's good weather was Chris Hicks who completed his first solo. Well done Chris!

Luke Dennison

Luke Dennison

Another PPL skills test pass to report. Today it was Luke Dennison that gained his wings. Well done Luke!

Kirk Blengio

Kirk Blengio

Congratulations to Kirk Blengio who was crowned with his Private Pilot's Licence this coronation weekend after successfully passing his skills test. Arise Captain Kirk!

George Everest

George Everest

Congratulations to George Everest who today successfully passed his final assessment to become a Flight Instructor, after completing the 4 week course.

Kirsty Whitworth

Kirsty Whitworth

Yesterday evening saw Kirsty Whitworth pass her skills test in order to gain her Private Pilot's Licence. Well done Kirsty!

Chris Death

Chris Death

Congratulations to Chris Death who completed his first solo today.

Alistair Daniels

Alistair Daniels

Making it a double first solo Sunday, this evening saw Alistair Daniels take to the skies on his own for the first time.

Charlie Groves

Charlie Groves

Perfect way to end the Easter Bank Holiday weekend with a Instrument Rating (Restricted) skill test pass for Charlie Groves this morning. Well done Charlie!

Joe Goss

Joe Goss

Congratulations to Joe Goss who completed his first solo today.

Angeliki Psaltaki

Angeliki Psaltaki

It's turning into a busy week of first solo flights. This time it was Angeliki Psaltaki that went around the circuit on her own for the first time.

Nabeegh Nadeem

Nabeegh Nadeem

First solo today for Nabeegh Nadeem. Well done Nabeegh!

Joe Dineen

Joe Dineen

Well done to Joe Dineen who completed his first solo today after undertaking a mere 9 hours of flight training, putting him firmly on track for passing his PPL in minimum hours.

Steve Geary

Steve Geary

Congratulations to Steve Geary who passed his PPL skills test this afternoon after completing the course in the minimum 45 hours. Well done Steve!

Sunjeet Sandhu

Sunjeet Sandhu

Another first solo success to celebrate. This time it was Sunjeet Sandhu that took to the skies on his own for the first time.

Alan Bateson

Alan Bateson

Congratulations to Alan Bateson who completed his first solo today.

Matt Jewell

Matt Jewell

First solo today for Matt Jewell. Well done Matt!

Brett Markell

Brett Markell

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

Thomas Ramsay

Thomas Ramsay

First solo to celebrate today for YAC student Thomas Ramsay

Kirk Blengio

Kirk Blengio

First solo today for Kirk Blengio. Nice one Captain!

John Dean

John Dean

Perfect end to a busy weekend of flying with a PPL Skills Test pass for John Dean.

Shannon Evans

Shannon Evans

Congratulations to Shannon Evans who passed her PPL skills test this afternoon.

Robby Mason

Robby Mason

Congratulations to Robby Mason who completed his first solo today at 16 years old.

Josh Sharp

Josh Sharp

PPL skills test pass today for Josh Sharp. Well done Josh!

Rowan Barker

Rowan Barker

Congratulations to Rowan Barker who added a Single Engine Piston Rating to his Commercial Pilot's Licence with us yesterday after completing the 3hr course.

Max Rowlands

Max Rowlands

First solo today for Max Rowlands. Well done Max!

Luke Swaby

Luke Swaby

Congratulations to Luke Swaby who passed his PPL skills test this afternoon

Lewis Beese

Lewis Beese

First solo today for Lewis Beese. Well done Lewis!

Dante Garrido

Dante Garrido

Congratulations to Dante Garrido who completed his first solo flight today.

Nathan McCurry

Nathan McCurry

First solo to celebrate to Nathan McCurry. Not bad going for a 16 year old.

Sam Reddington

Sam Reddington

Another night rating completing. This time it was Sam Reddington who completed the course, to bolt it on to her shiny new PPL.

Muhammad Khan

Muhammad Khan

Congratulations to Muhammad Khan who completed his first solo flight at the weekend

Craig Mason

Craig Mason

First skills test pass of 2023 saw Craig Mason gain his Instrument Rating (Restricted). Nice one Craig!

Alistair Olivo

Alistair Olivo

What a perfect way to start Xmas early by passing your PPL skills test on Xmas Eve. This is what Alistair Olivo did this afternoon. Go treat yourself to a mince pie Sir!

Max Jackson

Max Jackson

Another Instrument Rating pass. This time it was Max Jackson who passed his test after completing the course in the minimum hours.

Fabrice Verplanken

Fabrice Verplanken

As part of a very busy Monday of flight tests this afternoon, it was great to see Fabrice Verplanken pass his PPL skills test. Having completed the bulk of his training at Sheffield Aero Club who are based at Netherthorpe Airfield, it has been a pleasure to apply the...

Joseph Hayat

Joseph Hayat

Well done to Joseph Hayat who passed his Instrument Rating (Restricted) skills test this afternoon. Joseph also wins the award for best dressed pilot, putting his instructor to shame!

Sudais Habib

Sudais Habib

Another YAC student has completed their Night Rating. This time it was Sudais Habib who completed the course.

George Moore

George Moore

First solo this afternoon for YAC student George Moore

Luke Dunkley

Luke Dunkley

Congratulations to Luke Dunkley who braved the cold today to pass his PPL skills test. Nice one Luke!

Sam Reddington

Sam Reddington

Another student gained their Private Pilot's Licence today. Congratulations to Sam Reddington who is our latest student to become qualified.

Luke Swaby

Luke Swaby

First solo today for Luke Swaby. Well done Luke!

Chris Adams

Chris Adams

Congratulations to Chris Adams who has passed his PPL skills test, a mere 40 years on since undertaking his first lesson. We hope it was worth the wait Chris!

Ryan Ward

Ryan Ward

First solo to report today for Ryan Ward. Well done Ryan!

Mckenzie Holmes

Mckenzie Holmes

Congratulations to Mckenzie Holmes who completed his first solo today.

Zoe Bellamy

Zoe Bellamy

Adding to her collection of PPL and IR(R), tonight saw Zoe Bellamy add Night Rating to her list of piloting qualifications. Well done Zoe!

Darren Bailey

Darren Bailey

First solo today for YAC student Darren Bailey. Nice one Dazza!

James Watson

James Watson

Congratulations to James Watson who completed his night rating this evening.