Alastair Lovell - PPL (H), CPL (H), R22, R44 - August 2011
Alastair started his training with us at Phoenix Helicopters, working through his PPL (H) successfully in 47 hours. He then went on to complete his R44 type rating as part of his hour building for his commercial license. Alastair worked very hard throughout his training, managing to pass all his ATPL (H) exams in one year whilst holding down a full time job. On completion of his hour building Alastair was then able to go on and complete his commercial license on the phoenix helicopter apprenticship scheme working with the company while he aquired hes comercial licence. Alastair has just recently been employed by Bond helicopters to work on North Sea helicopter operations. North Sea operations are often the dream for many aspiring pilots and are both chalenging and rewarding, flying some large high tech machines in all conditions. During initial training working on such operations may seem a million miles away but Alastair proves that it can be achived with hard work. Well Done Alastair.
Above is a photo a Super Puma flying in the north sea flying to and from off shore oil rigs.