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Matthew Fedrick passes PPL (H) – February 2015

Congratulations to Matthew Fedrick for completing the helicopter private pilot’s licence. Matthew has been training towards the PPL licence at the Blackbushe branch under instruction from Captain Dave Ruston. Well done Matthew, keep up the great flying.




Matthew had been flying with Phoenix on the weekends as a hobby and has now qualified as a private pilot. Pictured below on the left just after completing is first solo flight and on the right after passing his PPL skills test. The skills test was the last hurdle in the course and required Matthew to demonstrate a variety of skills to prove his capability as a pilot.

Matthew can now start taking family and friends up with him to share his passion for flying. This will involve Matthew hiring the helicopter for his person use, which could include visiting private hotels, flying abroad or even just a orbital flight around the local area. Congratulations Matthew, keep up the great flying!