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2016 Winners


Luke Ofield

2016 CPL(H) Scholarship Winner

Luke completed his PPL(H) earlier this year on the Cabri G2 as part of the degree course which he started in January. He was delighted to have been selected as the 2016 CPL(H) Scholarship Winner. "I feel incredibly lucky and it hasn't quite sunk in yet" he says. "This is a huge step towards my goal of becoming a professional pilot".

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2015 Winners


Callum Tinnion

2015 CPL(H)/FI(H) Sponsorship Winner

Callum completed his PPL(H) in the R22 and was awarded the first ever Helicentre Aviation Sponsorship which will fully fund 180 hours of Callum's flight training. "I have had a roller coaster of a ride with everything happening so quickly" says Callum. "Being awarded this sponsorship feels incredible and will allow me to follow what I have wanted to do for as long as I can remember".

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Joe Hynes

2015 CPL(H) Scholarship Winner

Joe completed his PPL(H) last year in the Cabri G2 and applied for the commercial pilot scholarship. He is delighted to have been selected as the 2015 CPL(H) schoalrship winner. "There are no words to fully describe winning the commercial scholarship" he says. "It has proven to me that anything is possible with the right attitude and support".

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Jop Dingemans

2015 FI(H) Scholarship Winner

Jop relocated to Leicester from the Netherlands to embark on his journey as a pilot. After completing his PPL(H) in 2014 and CPL(H) in 2015, Jop applied for the FI(H) scholarship and was selected from four candidates for the award. Jop will start his FI course straight away and has already been offered a position as a Flight Instructor within the company as soon as he has passed his flight assessment which is scheduled for January 2016. 

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2014 Winners


James Geary

2014 CPL(H) Scholarship Winner

James completed his PPL(H) in July 2014 in just five weeks. He was selected out of 22 candidates for the award of the full cost of his hour building up to CPL(H) and his commercial modular flying course, and has already started working towards his ATPL theory with a view to qualifying as a commercial helicopter pilot before the end of 2015.

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Michael Circus

2014 FI(H) Scholarship Winner

Michael Circus is from Kidderminster and started training to be a helicopter pilot in 2012. He was the first student go solo and subsequently qualify for his PPL(H) on the Cabri G2 at Helicentre Aviation Acaedmy. Michael excelled through his ATPL(H) exams and gave an excellent presentation to the scholarships panel in July 2014 which led to his scholarship award.

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2013 Winners


Morgan Whiting

2013 FI(H) Scholarship Winner

Morgan Whiting from Loughborough started training to be a helicopter pilot in 2009. He worked in the chemistry industry and wanted a change of career. Morgan applied for the flight instructor scholarship after completing his CPL(H) in 2012 and was one of only three applicants to apply. Following his presentation to the board he was chosen as the first FI(H) scholarship winner.

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2016 Statistics


23

CPL(H) Scholarship
Applications Received

0

FI(H) Scholarship
Applications Received



2015 Statistics


15

CPL(H) Scholarship
Applications Received

4

FI(H) Scholarship
Applications Received



2014 Statistics


21

CPL(H) Scholarship
Applications Received

4

FI(H) Scholarship
Applications Received



2013 Statistics


12

CPL(H) Scholarship
Applications Received

3

FI(H) Scholarship
Applications Received



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