Achievements

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

and then gaining their licence.

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!

Luke Smith

Luke Smith

Perfect finish to the glorious Easter weekend of weather with Luke Smith completing his first solo flight. Well done Luke!

Matt Martin

Matt Martin

Another YAC student has today gained his wings. Well done to Matt Martin who has passed his PPL skills test at the first attempt.

Dariusz Palusiak

Dariusz Palusiak

Second skills test pass of the week. This time it was Dariusz Palusiak that gained his wings.

Jordan Baker

Jordan Baker

PPL skills test pass today for Jordan Baker

Jacob Didsbury

Jacob Didsbury

Congratulations to Jacob Didsbury who has achieved a first time pass in his PPL skills test.

Steve Walton

Steve Walton

Successful IMC skills test pass this evening for Steve Walton. Well done Sir!

Olivier Chen

Olivier Chen

It's not been the greatest week for flying but thankfully we had a respite from the wind and rain today to allow University of Sheffield student Olivier Chen to complete his first solo flight. Well done Olivier!

Suhaas Rajan

Suhaas Rajan

Yet another Skills Test pass, in fact the seventh of the month at YAC. Today it was University of Sheffield student Suhaas Rajan who has gained his PPL following the completion of his night rating earlier in the week. Well done Suhaas! Hopefully now that you've...

Aiden Pyne

Aiden Pyne

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

Suhaas Rajan

Suhaas Rajan

Although the evenings are getting brighter, Suhaas Rajan did an evening shift to gain his Night Rating as part of his PPL training. Hopefully doing his final skills test next week.

Mason Cairns

Mason Cairns

Another skills test pass. Today it was Mason Cairns who gained his PPL

Josh Jackson

Josh Jackson

PPL skills test passed today by Josh Jackson. So excited he could barely look!

Charlie Woodward

Charlie Woodward

Solo success doesn't come much sweeter than this. At 16 years of age and after barely 10 hours of flight training, Charlie Woodward today completed his first solo flight, captaining a Cessna 152 around the circuit. Destined for bigger, shinier machines, it's only a...

Fabio Tozzi

Fabio Tozzi

Tonight was the turn of Fabio Tozzi who passed his Instrument Rating (Restricted) test - even if he was busted peeping under the foggles on his revision session!

David Lam

David Lam

Skills test success today for David Lam who passed his PPL skills test on the first attempt. Well done David - you persevered and you succeeded! Night rating next....

Paul Ironmonger

Paul Ironmonger

First time pass today for Paul Ironmonger, who has now gained his Instrument Rating (Restricted). Well done Paul. Keep shooting those ILS's!

Billy Hall

Billy Hall

First solo today for Billy Hall out of Doncaster Sheffield Airport, successfully captaining a Cessna (not the biz jet!) around the circuit. Well done Billy!

Mark Ashton

Mark Ashton

Today Mark Ashton completed his first ever solo circuit at Doncaster Sheffield Airport.

Elliott Stead

Elliott Stead

Congratulations to Elliot Stead, who today completed his first solo flight, captaining G-BZBF around the circuit on his own for the first time

Matt Martin

Matt Martin

What a perfect end to 2018 with first solos for Arron Bird and Matt Martin

Arron Bird

Arron Bird

What a perfect end to 2018 with first solos for Arron Bird and Matt Martin

Chloe Chambers

Chloe Chambers

Another student today earned their wings with YAC. Today it was Chloe Chambers who succeeded by passing her PPL skills test. Well done Chloe!

David Robinson

David Robinson

Congratulations to David Robinson on passing his PPL skills test. Onwards to night rating and IMC next!

Dariusz Palusiak

Dariusz Palusiak

Today it was the turn of Dariusz Palusiak to achieve his first ever solo flight. Well done Dariusz! Many happy landings!

Dilshad Al-Jumoor

Dilshad Al-Jumoor

More success for YAC students, this time it's congratulations to Dilshad Al-Jumoor who completed his first solo. Well done Captain!

Lynn Cooper

Lynn Cooper

The achievement of the week has to go to Lynn Cooper who yesterday evening completed her first solo flight, single handedly taking the controls of our Cessna 172 around the circuit of Doncaster Sheffield Airport. Having previously trained out of Retford Gamston...

David Coe

David Coe

Following in his son Simon's footsteps, who gained his wings earlier this year, David Coe today passed his LAPL skills test at Doncaster Sheffield Airport. Well done David, a family flying day out must now be in order!

Matt Walters

Matt Walters

Congratulations to Matt Walters on passing his PPL skills test today. Second YAC student to pass in the space of 24 hours. Happy landings Matt!

Tun Qi Shaw

Tun Qi Shaw

Another first time PPL skills test pass at YAC. After graduating from the University of Sheffield in July, Tun Qi Shaw completed his PPL at YAC from Doncaster Sheffield Airport in minimum hours over the space of 4 weeks. Good luck for the Singapore Airlines Cadet...

Tun Qi Shaw

Tun Qi Shaw

Perfect way to finish the day with a first solo for Tun Qi Shaw. Well done sir!!

James Ward

James Ward

Congratulations to James Ward on passing his PPL skills test today. Well done Captain Ward, see you in the skies again soon!

Ben Summers

Ben Summers

Congratulations to Ben Summers on passing his Night Rating. Although the days are getting longer, YAC is still able to offer night flying until 2300. Get booked in now!