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Posted on: February 4th, 2014 by enquiries No Comments

Congratulations to Simon Tilling who passed his PPL skills test at the weekend in G-CEGS!

Kathryn Hutchings passes skills test

Posted on: August 12th, 2013 by admin_rocketmill No Comments

Congratulations to Kathryn Hutchings who passed her skills test in G-ERFS this afternoon. A big congratulations from all of the GoFly Team!  

Chris Devine First Solo

Posted on: July 23rd, 2013 by admin_rocketmill No Comments

Congratulations to Chris Devine for going solo this afternoon in G-CSGT. Well done from all the GoFly team!  

Tom Graham Passes Skills Test

Posted on: July 23rd, 2013 by admin_rocketmill No Comments

Big congratulations to Tom Graham,  who has just passed his PPL skills test. Well done to Tom from all at GoFly!  

Chris Gibbs First Solo

Posted on: May 18th, 2013 by Ben No Comments

Congratulations to Chris Gibbs, who just flew his first solo flight! Well done to Chris from all at the GoFly Team

IMC Rating – Get it before it goes!

Posted on: May 17th, 2013 by Ben No Comments

The IMC course is a natural step forward for those who have their Private Pilots Licence. It permits pilots to fly safely in poor weather conditions and is a fantastic addition to a pilot’s toolkit of skills to help them return home safely if the weather takes a turn for the worse. Flying in IMC conditions can be challenging, rewarding and fun but only if you know what you are doing! Additionally, anyone who has an IMC Rating by April 2014 will automatically get the new IR(R) when the EASA regulations come into force, which they will then keep for… Read More »

PPL Ground Exams

Posted on: May 12th, 2013 by Ben No Comments

A new set of exam papers will be released on 1st September. Although in future there will be 9 (as opposed to the present 7) ground exams, the total syllabus is roughly the same. Note that the various “PPL Confuser” type books may not reflect this. One significant change, however, will be the fact that after 1st September all exams not yet completed will have to be passed in 6 sessions, a session being 10 days long. Why this should be, don’t ask me but it might be a good reason for voting UKIP next time round! Any exam passes… Read More »

Nat Webber Passes Skills Test

Posted on: May 7th, 2013 by Ben No Comments

Big congratulations to Nat Webber,  who has just passed his PPL skills test. Well done to Nat from all at GoFly.

Luke Bugden First Solo

Posted on: January 26th, 2013 by Ben No Comments

Luke Bugden has just flown his first solo flight in G-EDGI. Well done Luke – big congratulations from all at OSFS!

Joss Stannah First Solo

Posted on: January 17th, 2013 by Ben 1 Comment

Joss today flew her first solo flight in G-MAVV. Well done Joss and big congratulations from all at OSFS!

Ian Shaw Passes Skills Test

Posted on: November 18th, 2012 by Ben 2 Comments

Ian Shaw has just flown a successful skills test and is now a qualified Private Pilot. Well done Ian – big congratulations from all at GoFly.

David Clark Passes Skills Test

Posted on: November 14th, 2012 by Ben No Comments

David Clark today passed his PPL(A) skills test in G-WISE. He adds his new license to his helicopter PPL! Well done Dave – big congratulations from all at Old Sarum.

Martin Clarke First Solo

Posted on: November 3rd, 2012 by Ben No Comments

Martin Clarke has just flown his first solo flight in G-EDGI. Many congratulations and well done from all at OSFS.

Tom Graham First Solo

Posted on: October 29th, 2012 by Ben No Comments

Tom Graham has just flown his first solo flight here today in G-EDGI. Well done to Tom Graham from all at OSFS.  

Anders Bjørnsbo Skills Test Pass

Posted on: September 22nd, 2012 by Ben No Comments

Anders Bjørnsbo passed his PPL Skills Test today – and is now a qualified private pilot! Big well done and congratulations to Anders from all at the OSFS team!

Simon Broadway First Solo

Posted on: September 20th, 2012 by Ben No Comments

Simon Broadway flew his first solo flight today, in our PA-28 G-EDGI. Well done Simon to all from the OSFS team.

David Clark First Fixed Wing Solo

Posted on: September 17th, 2012 by Ben No Comments

Big congratulations to David Clark, who has just flown his first fixed wing solo in G-WISE here at OSFS. David already has a helicopter PPL (his helicopter can be seen in the right hand side background of the photo below) and soloed G-WISE in 4 hours!

Matt Pakes First Solo

Posted on: September 16th, 2012 by Ben No Comments

Very well done to Matt Pakes who has just flown his first solo flight. Big congratulations from all at OSFS!

Peter Hope Tiger Moth Solo

Posted on: September 2nd, 2012 by Ben No Comments

Peter Hope has just flown solo in the Tiger Moth, as part of his 50th Anniversary of his first solo flight in a Tiger Moth. A big well done to Peter from all here at OSFS.  

Mark Crinnion First Solo

Posted on: August 28th, 2012 by Ben No Comments

Mark Crinnion has just flown solo for the first time in our Aero AT-3 aircraft G-TGUN. Good effort Mark – well done from all at OSFS.  

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