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Hall Of Fame
We update this page on a regular basis. Take a look at our recent students who we turned into pilots!
Darren Staples | First Solo Congratulations to Darren who has completed his first solo in G-TGRZ on 29/11/23. Well done Darren, what an amazing achievement!
Ryan | CPL Skills Test Congratulations to Ryan who on 17/11/2023 passed his CPL Skills Test! Huge congratulations Ryan, you've worked so hard for this, and good luck in your career as a Commercial Pilot.
Lauren Waring | PPL Skills Test Congratulations to Lauren who successfully passed her PPL Skills Test with us last on 09/11/2023 Lauren is also a PPL Fixed Wing pilot too, which means there's nothing stopping her in the skies now… Once again, Congratulations Lauren, what a fantastic achievement. 🚁 ✈️
Gary Waring | First Solo Congratulations to Gary Waring who completed his first Solo Flight with us 28/09/2023. Great effort Gary!
Emily Harvey | PPL Skills Test Congratulations to Emily who successfully passed her PPL Skills Test with us on 09/09/2023. Well done Emily, you have worked very hard, Happy flying!
Congratulations to Lauren Waring who successfully completed her first solo flight with us on 07/08/2023. Both Lauren and her father Gary both started their helicopter training with us a few months back. Rumour has it there is a bit of competition between them both… Well done Lauren!
Emily Harvey | First Solo Congratulations to Emily Harvey who successfully completed her first solo flight on 13/07/2023.
Wayne Dyke | B206 Type Rating Congratulations to Wayne who successfully passed his B206 Type Rating with us on 13/06/2023. Awesome achievement Wayne, and welcome to the Tiger Family!
Congratulations to Will Shaw who successfully completed his PPL skills test on 13/04/2023. Will is now going to be busy hour building to then eventually go onto doing his ATPL (H). Congratulations Will, from all of the Tiger Team, we wish you the best in your career as a Helicopter Pilot.
Congratulations to Darren who successfully completed his PPL skills test yesterday. This is what Darren had to say: "First of all, a big thank you to my CFI Gareth Abbott for the last 3 years! Alan Ramsden and James Davies from Tiger Helicopters, Chris Brown from Cambrian Flying, and not forgetting Winston Thomas from Pembrey West Wales Airport Ltd. Now the real learning starts!" 🚁 Congratulations Darren. From all of the Tiger Team, we wish you the best going forward.
Congratulations to Steph Robertson who successfully passed her CPL Skills Test with us on 04/09/22. She has followed in her father, Eddy's footsteps who passed his PPL Skills Test with Tiger many moons ago
Congratulations to Michael Morgan who successfully completed his CPL Skills Test with us on 25/08/22
We have had the privilege of having two British Army pilots take to the Sky again together at Tiger. Bryan Rowsell in his CAA examiner capacity and Malcolm Cook gaining his Bell 206 Jet Ranger rating. Their combined pilot age of 135 years young leads to many interesting stories in the Crew room.
Congratulations to Neil Smith who successfully completed his PPL Skills test on 26/05/2022. Neil has worked really hard to perfect his flying skills and was complimented by his examiner on how well he completed each and every exercise
Congratulations to Fred Perry for passing his PPL Skills Test on 01/10/2021. His Examiner, Simon, complemented him by saying that he had never had a Skills Test flown so precisely and with such good Airmanship displayed throughout the Flight. Well done Fred.
Congratulations to Fred Perry who, at the age of 17, has just completed his first Solo flight on 04/08/2021
Congratulations to Tom Wacey. He has worked very hard and achieved an excellent pass on his PPL Skills Test on 31/07/2021
Congratulations to Darren Briggs who flew his first Solo flight on 08/06/2021
After having all the delays of the Lock down, Tim is to be Congratulated for passing his PPL Skills Test on the Bell 206 JetRanger on 26/05/2021. A lot of hard work has made him an excellent pilot, well done Tim.
Congratulations to Fon who passed her Bell 206 JetRanger type rating Test on 14/05/2021
Congratulations to Alastair McGuffie who, on 09/04/21, successfully passed his CPL Skills test on the Bell JetRanger. His hard work and excellent flying skills are a real credit to him and we wish him every success with his new Career as a Commercial Pilot.
Congratulations to Neil Smith as he completed his First Solo Flight on 16/10/2020
Congratulations to Malcolm Cook for becoming our first LAPL Course Graduate on 14/10/2020
Congratulations to James Miles, who, despite the Lockdown, has successfully completed his PPL Skills test on 12/09/2020 and is now a fully qualified Helicopter Pilot
Congratulations to Tim who flew his first Solo flight in the JetRanger on 27/08/2020
Congratulations to Tim Evans who successfully passed his PPL Skills Test on 21/03/2020. Brian, our Examiner (Right), said that Tim performed excellently on his Test.
Congratulations to James Miles who successfully completed his First Solo on 19/02/2020
Congratulations to John Price who has successfully passed his PPL Skills test on 07/02/20 after completing his full time course through December and January
Congratulations to John Price for being our first Hall of Fame pilot of 2020. He successfully completed his First Solo flight on 08/01/2020
Congratulations to Tim Evans who went Solo for the first time on 30/10/2019
Congratulations to Ben Jones who successfully passed his PPL Skills Test on 15/08/2019
Congratulations to Fon Windsor-Clive for passing her PPL Skills Test on 17/06/2019, I am sure James will miss the lovely food she honoured us with from the Ludlow Food Centre
Congratulations to Louis who successfully passed his PPL Skills Test on 16/05/19. Bryan, our Examiner, said that the standard of Louis's flying was in the top ten pilots he had ever flown with.
Congratulations to Ben Jones who completed his First Solo with Tiger on 03/05/2019
Congratulations to Fon for completing her First Solo on 27/02/2019. However, Thai tradition says James must "Splash" her with water as a celebration of this fantastic achievement (click on the picture to see "The Splash"
Fon and James after "The Splash" - Congratulations and all is forgiven!
Congratulations to Louis Percival who completed his First Solo with us on 02/02/2019
Congratulations to Emma Lloyd who successfully passed her PPL Skills test today on 06/11/2018. On the right is James, her instructor and to the left is Brian, our CAA examiner who was very impressed with her professional flying skills
Congratulations to Charlie Greenhill for passing his PPL Skills Test today 31/10/2018. Charlie started with us at the age of 15 and has now qualified as one of the youngest Helicopter Pilots in the UK at 17 years old. Now he has to learn to drive a car!
Congratulations to Alistair McGuffie on passing his PPL Skills Test today 01/10/2018
Congratulations to Steph Robertson on passing her Bell 206 JetRanger Type Rating on 07/09/2018
Congratulations to Alastair Mcguffie on completing his first solo today 23/08/2018
Congratulations to Andy Alderdice who passed his Test to become a Flight Instructor on 28/06/2018. We at Tiger wish him a long and happy career teaching other people to fly helicopters
Congratulations to Mark Nugent who successfully completed his JetRanger Type Rating with us on 23/06/2018. Mark has also completed the differences training onto his own Bell 206 Longranger
Congratulations to Luke Pawley who successfully became a Helicopter Flight Instructor on 20/06/2018
Congratulations to Adrian Thomas on passing his PPL Skills Test on 22/05/2018
Well done to James Clarkson as he passes his PPL Skills Test with Flying Colours 17/04/2018
Congratulations To James Clarkson who completed his Qualifying Cross Country today 14/04/2018
Congratulations to 17 year old Oliver Bythell on an excellent PPL pass 25/03/2018!
Huge congratulations to Ivan Breese for a brilliant PPL pass in the JetRanger - 16/03/2018!
Congratulations to Jack Roebuck for a brilliant first solo 24/02/18! "It was a massive achievement for me going solo. Josh is a fantastic teacher and does well fitting lessons in at short notice around my busy work schedule" - Jack
Well done to young Oliver Bythell for an excellent cross country qualifier 22/02/18! "I never thought that at the age of 17 I could fly a helicopter on my own, let alone into 3 different airfields! Anyone looking for a career in aviation, I'd recommend Tiger as the instructors and facilities are excellent. Also thanks to my instructor Josh for getting me this far!" - Oliver
Congratulations to Andy Alderdice on completion of his B206 JetRanger type rating 21/02/18! "Very pleased to get my first turbine rating. Tiger's JatRanger is a lovely machine to fly" - Andy
An extra special congratulations to Gill for an excellent PPL pass 21/02/18! Gill suffers from amblyopia in one eye, but hasn't let it stop her from following her aviation ambitions! A real inspiration, well done from us all at Tiger. "I have been told in the past ‘Monocular vision will restrict you from doing a lot of things as you get older …..’ Unsurprisingly that's not true! Learning to fly with the Tiger team has been a fantastic and life changing experience." - Gill
Congratulations to Ivan for completion of his qualifying cross country flight 17/2/18! "Nerve-racking, but a great experience. I felt much more settled after the first leg and the guys at both Wellesbourne and Halfpenny Green were very friendly and helpful. Lovely day for it!" - Ivan
Congratulations to Steph for passing her skills test with flying colours 8/2/2018! 'I've really enjoyed every step along the way to becoming a pilot and I felt ready when the skills test came around. Thanks to all of the time and effort my instructor Josh invested in preparing me these last 6 months, I couldn't have done it without him! Tiger Helicopters have been fantastic to me and i'll be back just as soon as I have my license in hand!' - Steph
Huge well done to Gill on completion of her Qualifying Cross Country flight 22/1/18! "Very pleased an relieved to get that flight done! Visibility was a bit tricky looking into the sun on the return leg to Shobdon, but other than that I had a lovely flight!" - Gill
Congratulations to our very own Ivan Breese on his first solo 16/11/17!
Congratulations to Emma Roberts on a brilliant PPL pass 18/10/17! "A fantastic experience, I loved it from start to finish! James, my instructor, has been brilliant and I couldn't be happier with the support everyone at Tiger has shown me!" - Emma
Congratulations to Steph Robertson on a brilliant first solo 6/10//17! "I'll never forget this experience. I really enjoyed it - but it went too fast!" - Steph
James Clarkson also completed his first solo on 6/10/17 - well done that man!
Well done to Mr Adrian Thomas on a great first solo 20.09.17!
A delighted Emma Roberts celebrates completing her Qualifying Cross Country flight 18.09.17! Congratulations!
Well done to Roy Price who had to cope with a very blustery day to complete his PPL(H), 11.09.17! Congratulations!
Congratulations to Mark & Jerome on completion of their EASA CPL(H) on 30.08.17. Well done gents!
Congratulations to Emma Lloyd on her first solo flight - 30/08/17!
Well done to young Charlie Greenhill on his first solo 10/08/17! "Thanking Tiger and all the staff, especially James his instructor for his Professionalism and calm demeanor as he teaches and guides Charlie through his dream of becoming a rotary wing pilot as a career" - Charlie's Dad
Many congratulations to Harry Stanton on an excellent PPL pass on 06.08.17!
Relief for Harry Stanton after the weather finally allowed him to complete his solo cross country qualifier 30/07/17!
Congratulations to Emma Roberts on an excellent first solo 25/07/17!
Many congratulations to Gill for completing her first solo 8/7/17!
Congratulations to Neil Timmins on an excellent PPL pass 30/06/17!
Many congratulations to Lec Park on passing his PPL(H) skills test 03/05/17!
Congratulations to Tim Woods on completing his PPL(H) skills test 7/4/2017!
Congratulations to Lec Park on completion of his cross country qualifier 9/3/2017!
Congratulations Harry Stanton on an excellent first solo 16/2/2017!
Congratulations to Neil Timmins on completing his first solo flight 07/02/17!
Congratulations & Merry Christmas to Andy Alderdice on passing his CPL(H) Skills Test on 22/12/16
Congratulations to Lec Park on completing his first solo flight 11/11/2016!
Congratulations to Matt Tonks on an excellent PPL(H) pass 27/10/2016
Congratulations to Chris Plumb on passing his PPL(H) skills test on 07/09/2016
Congratulations to Steve Bowen on passing his PPL(H) skills test on 24/04/2016
Congratulations to Aneel Nana on passing his Flight Instructor rating on 05/04/2016
Congratulations to Josh Croft on passing his CPL(H) skills test on 03/06/2016
Congratulations to Roy Price for his first solo flight on 25/06/2016 – keep up the good work!
Congratulations to Rhys Thomas on passing his CPL(H) skills test on 23/06/2016
Congratulations to Josh Croft on passing his Flight Instructor rating on 11/08/2016
Congratulations to Dan Knight on passing his CPL Skills test. 10/09/2015
Congratulations to Richard Parkes on his first solo flight on 28/10/2014
Congratulations to Nasser Al Thani on his first solo flight on 26/09/2014
Congratulations to Alvaro Pastrana Ruiz on passing his PPL Skills Test 12/04/2013
Congratulations to Patrick Davies on his first Solo Flight 16/05/2013
Congratulations to Kris Turlej on his First Solo Flight 16/05/2013
Congratulations to Michael Horne on passing his Jet Ranger Type Rating Test 12/04/2013
Congratulations to Joan Cortes Morro on passing his CPL Test on 3/05/2013
Congratulations to Simon Everall on passing his Examiner Rating Test on 04/06/2013
Congratulations to Patrick Davies on passing his PPL Skills Test 10/07/2013
Congratulations to Lewis Bray on passing his R44 Type rating test on 26/01/11
Congratulations to Martin Forster on his first Solo flight 01/11/2012
Congratulations to James Haile on passing his PPL on 02/02/2013
Congratulations to Rikki Purchase on his first Solo Flight 22/01/2013
Congratulations to Alvaro Pastrana Ruiz on his first Solo Flight 19/02/2013
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