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.
Director, Deputy CFI, Tug Pilot, 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.
Director, Instructor, Tug Pilot.
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.
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.
Instructor, Tug Pilot, Inspector, Club Safety Officer
John Houlihan is an instructor on gliders and motor gliders, a tug pilot, inspector and is the club’s Safety Officer.
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.
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.
David Stewart is an instructor who you are likely to encounter on your introductory flight.
Martin Magee is a tug pilot and glider pilot. A retired airline pilot, he’s now concentrating on flying real aeroplanes.
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.
Colin Officer is the Treasurer. When not looking after our finances, he can be found building a Kitfox.
Brian is the Secretary of the club and owns a share of a Ka6 glider.
Niall Marshall is the club’s PR Officer and webmaster, and owns a share of a Ka6 glider.
Instructor, Inspector, Site Officer
Moore is an instructor who you’re likely to encounter on your introductory flight. He is also a glider inspector and the club’s Site Officer, responsible for the upkeep of our magnificent airfield and buildings.