Jonathan Symons - PPL (H), R22, R44 - June 2011
Jonathan is another one of our students who wanted to get through his training fairly swiftly, and he did just that. Going solo in the R22 in only 22.5 hours, was a massive achievement, and testament to his natural ability behind the controls. Jonathan benefited from the nice weather throughout the summer months and was able to spend most days here with us at Phoenix Helicopters, to complete his PPL (H) in less than three months. A very impressive achievement!!
There was no stopping Jonathan, who wanted to continue building on his PPL with an R44 type rating to give him the flexibility to fly his family and friends around. Jonathan passed his type rating test two weeks after his PPL, giving him the enviable achievement of passing his PPL (H) and an R44 type rating in under three months. A great achievement for Jonathan; and real testament to our team at Phoenix for putting together a programme to get him through his training safely and within the given timeframe.