Student Achievements

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Andrew Foreman

29/09/2020 - Licensing Skill Test

A massive congratulations from us all to Andrew, who passed his Licensing Skill Test today! We're sure he'll be counting down the days until his Private Pilot Licence arrives. Well done, Andrew!

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Andrew Foreman

26/08/2020 - Qualifying Cross Country

Congratulations to Andrew, who has completed his qualifying cross country! It's always great to help our students reach their milestones. 🙂✈️

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Ian Witham

24/08/2020 - Qualifying Cross Country

Well done to Ian, who passed a major milestone today - his qualifying cross country! Only his Licensing Skill Test to complete now.

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Andrew Foreman

06/08/2020 - Solo Navigation Flight to Leeds East Airport

Hot on the heels of Ian was a very happy Andrew, also successfully completing his solo navigation to Leeds East. Solo to Humberside Airport to do next, then the qualifying cross country and, finally, PPL General Skill Test. 

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Ian Witham

03/08/2020 - Solo Navigation Flight to Leeds East Airport

Well done to Ian, who achieved one of his key milestones today after completing his solo navigation to Leeds East Airport!

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Andrew McCormick

30/07/2020 - Private Pilot Licence Skill Test

Congratulations and well done to Andrew who passed his General Skill Test with flying colours, despite having to wait for the COVID-19 restrictions to ease.

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Ian Witham

04/03/2020 - First Solo Navigation Flight

Hot on the heels of Andrew was Ian, who also completed his first solo navigation flight! Well done, Ian!

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Andrew Foreman

03/03/2020 - First Solo Navigation Flight

Huge congratulations to Andrew, who completed his first solo navigation flight this afternoon! Barnard Castle to Sunderland then back via Sedgefield.

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Graham Davison

17/01/2020 - First Solo

A huge congratulations to Graham, who completed his first solo flight with us today!

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Ian Witham

08/01/2020 - First Solo

A great start to 2020 for Ian, who completed his first solo flight today. The score from those watching his landing was 10/10!! Well done Ian!

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Aaron Holtom-Cook

31/12/2019 - Private Pilot Licence Skill Test

Huge congratulations to Aaron, who passed his PPL General Skill Test this afternoon. What a fantastic finish to 2019!! 

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Jamie Foster

01/12/2019 - Qualifying Cross Country

A very happy student this evening! Jamie completed his qualifying cross country - solo flight to Leeds East & Humberside. Huge congratulations from us all at Scenic Air Tours NE!

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Joshua Kavanagh

09/11/2019 - Private Pilot Licence Skill Test

Well done to Josh, who passed his General Skill Test with us on Saturday! We're extremely happy to have been able to help him achieve his Private Pilot Licence. Congratulations from us all at Scenic Air Tours NE

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Charlie McKenna

03/11/2019 - Private Pilot Licence Skill Test

It's been a great start to the month for Charlie who we're delighted to say passed his PPL General Skill Test today. Well done Charlie!

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Luke Kime

23/10/2019 - Private Pilot Licence Skill Test

The sky's the limit for Luke, who passed his PPL General Skill Test this morning! A huge congratulations from us all at Scenic Air Tours NE. Onwards and upwards!

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Andrew Foreman

14/10/2019 - First Solo

A huge congratulations to Andrew, who completed his first solo flight with us today. Many more aviation achievements to follow!

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Shaheer Bhatti

15/09/2019 - Private Pilot Licence Skill Test

Another Skill Test passed by one of our students, and perfectly timed too, just before the rain arrived. Huge congratulations from us all at Scenic!

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Joe Wells

07/09/2019 - First Solo

It was quite a weekend for Joe, as he achieved the milestone of completing his first solo flight on Saturday under the ever-watchful eye of his Instructor, Trevor. Congratulations Joe, what a day! The first of many milestones to come.

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Dan Parkin

28/08/2019 - Private Pilot Licence Skill Test

Well done to Dan, who passed his General Skill Test today. He was so happy he agreed to pose in the rain that arrived at Teesside International just after he did!

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Josh Morrow

08/09/2019 - Private Pilot Licence Skill Test

We're delighted to announce that another of our students passed his General Skill Test yesterday. Huge congratulations to Josh from all of us at Scenic. Well done!

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Jon Winship

20/08/2019 - First solo!

Huge congratulations to Jon for completing his first solo flight today!

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Charlie McKenna

26/08/2019 - Qualifying Cross Country!

Huge congratulations to Charlie, who completed his Qualifying Cross Country flight today. Flying solo from Teesside to Humberside Airport, then across to Leeds East Airport before flying back here to Teesside. Another milestone on the way to achieving his PPL. Well done Charlie from all of us at Scenic!

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Luke Kime

30/06/2019 - Navigation Theoretical Exam Complete!

Here's Luke under the watchful eye of Scenic Air Tours Ground Instructor Graham.  Luke was having ground school training in order to brush up his knowledge of Navigation before sitting the multiple choice exam.  We're pleased to say he achieved 95%.... which apparently Graham puts down to his fantastic tuition!  :-)    Well done Luke!!

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Luke Kime

30/06/2019 - Navigation Theoretical Exam Complete!

Here's Luke under the watchful eye of Scenic Air Tours Ground Instructor Graham.  Luke was having ground school training in order to brush up his knowledge of Navigation before sitting the multiple choice exam.  We're pleased to say he achieved 95%.... which apparently Graham puts down to his fantastic tuition!  :-)    Well done Luke!!

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Luke Kime

30/06/2019 - Navigation Theoretical Exam Complete!

Here's Luke under the watchful eye of Scenic Air Tours Ground Instructor Graham.  Luke was having ground school training in order to brush up his knowledge of Navigation before sitting the multiple choice exam.  We're pleased to say he achieved 95%.... which apparently Graham puts down to his fantastic tuition!  :-)    Well done Luke!!

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Jordan Robinson

14/06/2019 - Private Pilot Licence Skill Test

Well done Jordan!  Jordan had a few anxious delays for his skill test with Scenic in house examiner Dale due the British weather.  However when the time came he passed with flying colours.  Congratulations Jordan from all of us!!

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Aaron Holtom-Cook

19/05/2019 - First Solo

Aaron took to the skies for the very first time on his own and landed back with a 'greaser'!   As part of the PPL syllabus you not only fly with instructors, but also on your own, supervised by our instructors.  Aaron chose the perfect day, a light breeze and sunny weather.  Well done!

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Paul Buxton

27/02/2019 - Private Pilot Licence Skill Test

Congratulations Paul!!!   Paul had the daunting wait for the sun to burn off the low mist before taking to the sky with Scenic Air Tours NE Examiner.   Paul passed with flying covers and can now sleep well tonight knowing his shiny Private Pilot Licence will be coming though the post from the Civil Aviation Authority.  Brilliant!

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Harnek

11/02/2019 - First Solo

We're all delighted for our student, Harnek, as he today completed his first solo flight. Congratulations Harnek!

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Luke Kime

06/02/2019 - First Solo

A huge congratulations from us all at Scenic Air Tours to Luke, who completed his first solo flight with us this afternoon!! 

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James

14/01/2019 - Completed LAPL

A very happy James today, after passing his LAPL skills test. Huge congratulations from us all at Scenic Air Tours NE!! 

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Dane

03/12/2018 - First flying lesson towards PPL

Well done to Dane, who completed his first flying lesson with us today! 

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Jonathan Hyde

24/11/2018 - First Solo

Congratulations to Jonathan.  A day never to forget, flying solo for the very first time!  Jonathan had to wait a few slots due the weather, but when the time came, he nailed it!  Well done from everyone at Scenic  :-) 

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Stuart Dixon

17/11/2018 - First Night Solo

Stuart recently gained his Private Pilot Licence (pictured here) with Scenic Air Tours North East.  Taking advantage of the early nights, Stuart is now completing his night rating.  During the rating you fly the aircraft solo. A different experience from during the day. Well done!

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Mark Cachia-Markham

02/11/2018 - Night Rating Complete

Mark joined us from Malta to complete his night rating. Flying G-BOJZ he completed the 5 hour course over 3 nights, with a mixture of circuits, navigation and solo flying.

Many congratulations Mark, happy night landings!

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Andy Scott

02/11/2018 - Instrument Rating (Restricted) Revalidation

Scenic Air Tours North East not only have experienced instructors, but also experienced Civil Aviation Authority Examiners. Andy completed his IRR Revalidation with examiner Captain Dale Reynolds. The IRR allows Andy to fly in cloud and reduced visibility. It's an excellent rating to add to your Private Pilot Licence to sharpen your skills.  Well done Andy on another revalidation!

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Paul

31/10/2018 - Solo long cross country

A huge congratulations from us all at Scenic to Paul, who completed his solo long cross country flight today. Paul flew to Humberside and Leeds East airfields before returning to Durham Tees Valley Airport. General Skills Test next and then he's completed the PPL course!

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Stuart Dixon

21/10/2018 - Passed Private Pilot Licence Skill Test

A huge congratulations from all at Scenic Air Tours North East to Stuart Dixon for passing his Private Pilot Licence Skill Test.  What an achievement!  Stuart was delighted after the flight pictured here alongside G-BOJZ Scenic Air Tours North East's Piper Warrior.  Stuart has already said he can't wait to do his Night Rating next.  From all at Scenic - Great Job!

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Paul Buxton

30/09/2018 - PPL Qualifying Cross Country

Paul pictured here with G-AVRK Piper Cherokee, returned safely after his qualifying cross-country.  What a fantastic achievement! Paul was absolutely delighted.  During the Private Pilot Licence you fly 150nm stopping at 2 different airports.  Paul navigated from Durham Tees Valley Airport to Humberside, on to Leeds East before returning home.  Awesome!

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Graham Heseltine

25/09/2018 - Long Cross Country prior to Commercial Training

Graham completed his Long Cross Country, ready for his Commercial Flight Training Course.  Graham completed his Private Pilot Licence in 2016, and since then has studied for his Commercial Ground School exams. Graham hired Scenic Air Tours North East aircraft to build his hours and experience, then finally hiring the aircraft on a 300nm trip around the UK. Stopping off at Duxford and Leeds East on the way!

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Dan Parkin

23/09/2018 - First Solo

A day Dan won't forget in a hurry! After completing his circuit training, Dan took to the skies flying one circuit solo. An amazing experience!  Next stop for Dan is some solo circuit consolidation, then on to the advanced section of the Private Pilot Licence Syllabus.  Go Dan!

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Shaheer Bhatti

22/09/2018 - Solo Navigation

Shaheer pictured here in G-AVRK had just returned from his solo cross country flight.  During the Private Pilot Licence Training, part of the training involves navigation. Once your instructor is confident you can navigate the skies you'll be off on your own. Shaheer flew to Barnard Castle, then North East to the Nissan factory, prior to navigating safely back to Durham Tees Valley Airport.  Well done Shaheer!

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