Our Team

Everyone involved in the management and operation of the Club does so on a voluntary basis. No one gets paid!

Here are the folk who make up the management committee and the flying ops team:

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Michael Miskimmin

Director, CFI

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.

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Brian Irwin

Deputy CFI, Tug Pilot

Brian Irwin is an instructor and Deputy CFI. He instructs on gliders and motorgliders and is also a tug pilot.

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Owen Anderson

Assistant Instructor, Inspector

Owen Anderson is an instructor and BGA inspector with a passion for restoring vintage gliders.

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John Houlihan


John Houlihan is a BGA glider and motorglider inspector.

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Matthew Morrison

Assistant Instructor,  Inspector

Matthew Morrison is an instructor and BGA inspector. When not working for the club he loves to fly his racy LS4 glider.

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Simon Langtry
Basic Instructor, Tug Pilot, Tug Master

Simon Langtry is an instructor and tug pilot. In his role as tug master he is responsible for tug maintenance and tugging operations. Simon is also one of two Child Protection Officers.

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David Stewart

Basic Instructor

David Stewart is an instructor and is also the club’s technical officer and is responsible for the maintenance of the club’s fleet of gliders.

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Mark Stewart

Tug Pilot

Mark Stewart is a glider pilot and flies the tug.  He also has a share in the motor glider.

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Eugene McShane

Tug Pilot

Eugene McShane is a tug pilot and light aircraft instructor.

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Chris Metcalfe


Chris Metcalfe is the club Treasurer and solo pilot who enjoys flying his PW5 glider.

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Brian McCrory


Brian is the Secretary of the club and owns a share of a Ka6 glider.

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Niall Marshall

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.

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Moore Campbell

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.

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