Tim Tucker, an instructor of Robinson Helicopter Company’s Pilot Safety Course, recently received the Cumberbatch Trophy. First awarded in 1936, the Cumberbatch Trophy is presented annually by the Honorable Company of Air Pilots, a UK-based organization founded in 1929 originally as the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators.
The Cumberbatch Trophy recognizes outstanding contributions to aviation safety. It was presented to Tucker on October 21, 2021, at the 600 year-old London Guildhall.
Among his many accomplishments, Tucker was instrumental in developing Robinson’s Pilot Safety Course which launched in 1982. In 1992, he took the course on the road and, to date, has conducted more than 120 overseas safety courses in 35 countries.