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Brian Hill Passes PPL(H) July 2016

Huge congratulations to Brian Hill for completing his helicopter private pilot’s licence. Brian is a regular face at our Blackbushe branch and has been working extremely hard over a number of years towards his lifelong dream of becoming a qualified helicopter pilot!




Working around a busy life running his own buisness, Brian has been training towards his Private Helicopter Pilots Licence at our Blackbushe Academy, predominantly with flying instructor Seb Powderham. 

Having joined Phoenix in 2015 Brian has shown huge determination towards this monumental achievement.

Now the proud holder of a PPL(H), and licenced to fly an R22 anywhere in Europe, Brian has plans to share his passion for flight taking friends and family up with him! 

After an intensive week of flight training, Brian flew his first solo on the 24th May 2015 and has progressed extremely quicly towards PPL standard, having recently completed his Qualifying Cross Country flight (QCC), which saw him fly from Blackbushe to Thruxton Aerodrome then on to Goodwood before returning to base. 

We hope that, throughout his training, Brian has been inspired to use his new licence to fly to some interesting locations and we look forward to hearing about his self fly hire adventures in the future. 

Congratulations Brian, Great flying.