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Tim Tucker Awarded Cumberbatch Trophy for 2021

RAF Deputy Commander Operation Air Marshall Gerry Mayhew (left), Tim Tucker (center) and Master of the Company, Squadron Leader (retired) Nick Goodwyn (right).

Torrance, CA (Nov. 2, 2021) — Tim Tucker, a well-known instructor of Robinson Helicopter Company’s Pilot Safety Course, received the prestigious Cumberbatch Trophy. The Cumberbatch Trophy (first awarded in 1936) is bestowed yearly by the Honorable Company of Air Pilots (a UK-based organization founded in 1929 originally as the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators) and recognizes outstanding contributions to aviation safety. The trophy was presented to Tucker on October 21st at the 600 year-old London Guildhall. 

Among his many accomplishments, Tucker was instrumental in developing Robinson’s well known Pilot Safety Course which launched in 1982. In 1992, he took the course on the road and, to date, has conducted over 120 overseas safety courses in 35 countries.

Founded in 1973, Robinson Helicopter Company is the world’s leading manufacturer of civil helicopters. For additional information, visit www.robinsonheli.com.

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