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First time pass for Arne Smestad September 2013

Congratulations to Arne Smestad for completing his PPL (H) and R44 type rating at Blackbushe Airport with Phoenix Helicopters. 




Arne completed his PPL (H) at our Blackbushe branch. Due to work commitments Arne had a very tight time schedule in which to complete all his training, ground exams and final flight test. But this was no problem as the instructors at Phoenix were able to create a tailored programme for Arne to complete all necessary training. Arne rocketed through the course and passed his final skills test first time in a matter of months after initial training began. Due to Arne’s success he even managed to squeeze in time for a type rating in the Robinson R44 which is the faster four seating bigger brother of the R22. Well done Arne!!