Michael Miskimmin is the Chief Flying Instructor. He leads the instructor’s team which makes flying happen and supervises all flying activity at Bellarena. Michael is also one of our company Directors.
Deputy CFI, Tug Pilot, Inspector
John Houlihan is an instructor and Deputy CFI. He instructs in gliders and motorgliders and is also a tug pilot. Outside of flying duties John is also a BGA inspector.
Instructor, Tug Pilot
Olive Houlihan is an instructor in gliders and motorgliders and also a tug pilot. Olive is also the club’s membership secretary.
Assistant Instructor, Inspector
Matthew Morrison is an instructor and BGA inspector. He is also the club’s Safety Officer. When not working for the club he loves to fly his racy LS4 glider.
Basic Instructor, Inspector, Site Officer
Moore is an instructor who you’re likely to encounter on your introductory flight. He is also a BGA glider inspector and the club’s Site Officer, responsible for the upkeep of our magnificent airfield and buildings.
Carles is an instructor who you’re likely to encounter on your introductory flight. When not instructing, Carles can usually be found soaring high in his beautiful blue Ka6 glider.
Basic Instructor, Tug Pilot, Tug Master
Simon Langtry is an instructor you are likely to encounter on your first flight. He is also a tug pilot and tug master, responsible for tug maintenance and tugging operations.
Basic Instructor, Inspector
Owen Anderson is an instructor who you are likely to encounter on your introductory flight. Owen is also a BGA senior inspector with a passion for restoring vintage gliders.
Mark Stewart is a tug pilot and also flies the Slingsby Venture motorglider.
Eugene McShane is a tug pilot and light aircraft instructor.
David Stewart is the club’s technical officer and is responsible for the maintenance of the club’s fleet of gliders.
Colin Officer is the club’s Chairman and company Director. Supported by the elected committee, Colin is responsible for the overall management of the club.
Stephen Johnson is one of the club’s Company Directors and an experienced glider pilot. Stephen also flies the Slingsby Venture Motorglider.
Chris Metcalfe is the club Treasurer and solo pilot who enjoys flying his PW5 glider.
Brian is the club Secretary, a solo pilot and co-owner of a Ka6 glider.
Booking System & I.T. Support
Niall Marshall is responsible for enhancing the booking system and providing I.T. support. He’s a solo pilot and owns a share of a Ka6 glider.