Director, Head of Training
Michael Miskimmin is one of the three Directors of the club, and is the Chief Flying Instructor. He leads the team which makes flying happen and delivers the training. He supervises all of the UGC flying activity at Bellarena.
Deputy CFI, Tug Pilot, Director, Club Chairman
Brian Irwin acts as Michael’s Deputy, and is also a Director and the club’s Chairman, leading the management committee. He instructs in gliders and the motor glider, and does some tugging too.
Instructor, Tug Pilot, Director
Olive Houlihan is the third Director, flies the tug and instructs in gliders and the motor glider. Olive is also the editor of Wavelength, the club’s newsletter.
Brian is the Secretary of the club and owns a share of a Ka6 glider.
Simon Langtry is Tugmaster, responsible for the tugging operations and the maintenance of the tug. He’s an instructor as well, and also one of two Child Protection Officers.
Colin Officer is the Treasurer. When not looking after our finances, he can be found building a Kitfox.
Niall Marshall is the club’s PR Officer and webmaster, and owns a share of a Ka6 glider.
Instructor, Senior BGA Inspector
Owen Anderson is an instructor and Senior BGA Inspector. As the club’s Technical Officer, he’s responsible for keeping the club’s gliders airworthy.
Kenn McDonagh is Site Officer at Bellarena, responsible for the upkeep of the airfield and buildings. He’s a keen solo pilot.
Instructor, Tug Pilot, Inspector and Club Safety Officer
John Houlihan is an instructor on gliders and motor gliders, a tug pilot, inspector and is the operation’s Safety Officer.
Instructor, Glider Pilot
David Stewart is a glider pilot and instructor.
Matthew Morrison is an instructor and inspector. In that capacity he works with Owen in the maintenance of the club fleet and some private aircrafts.
Tug and Glider Pilot
Martin Magee is a tug and glider pilot. A retired airline pilot, he’s now concentrating on flying real aeroplanes.
Tug and Glider Pilot
Mark Stewart is a glider pilot and flies the tug. He also has a share in the motor glider.
Eugene McShane is a tug pilot and also a power flying instructor.
Inspector, Glider Pilot
Moore Campbell flies gliders and is also one of the club’s inspectors, working alongside Owen, John and Matthew.