1979: Prince of Wales Trophy (Royal Aero Club), presented by Prince Charles in for coaching the British hang gliding team that won the First American Cup Meet in the USA.
1985: British Hang Gliding Association (BHGA) National Trophy (Royal Aero Club), presented by The Queen for outstanding services to British hang gliding in its first 10 years.
1987: At the time the longest ultralight flight in history, from London to Sydney – 59 days – in the Dalgety Flyer, a Shadow 3-axis microlight.
1998: Guinness World Record in for first and fastest ultralight circumnavigation of the world in the Global Flyer – a Pegasus Quantum (912) weightshift microlight – travelling 24,000 miles in 120 days.
1998: Diamond Colibri Award for first ultralight flight around the world.
1998: United States Ultralight Association Ultralight Flying! Magazine Flight of the Year Award in 1998 in recognition of his record-breaking circumnavigation of the globe in a Pegasus 912 trike.
1999: Air League Salute Certificate presented by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh for Brian’s microlight flight around the world.
1999: Segrave Trophy (Royal Automobile Club) presented by Prince Michael of Kent for Brian’s flight around the world in in an open-cockpit microlight.
1999: Britannia Trophy (Royal Aero Club), presented by Prince Andrew, Duke of York for the first microlight flight around the world.
2000: FLYER Magazine ‘Flight of the Year’ award.
2009: Norton-Griffiths Trophy (Royal Aero Club) presented by Prince Michael of Kent for Brian’s co-pilot role to blind adventurer Miles Hilton-Barber flying a microlight from England to Australia. The trophy was shared by Miles Hilton-Barber and his co-pilots, Richard Meredith-Hardy and Brian Milton.