Dublin Gliding Club would like to congratulate Brian on his first solo at Gowran Grange on Saturday May 1st 2021. Brian has been a member since early 2020. Prior to joining the club Brian was a member of Cambridge Gliding Club and had taken a short break from gliding before becoming a member of our club. Since then Brian has been a regular student and has flown in the club nearly every weekend that the club could operate during Covid-19 restrictions which makes this achievement even more worthy. Brian was already a solo pilot from Cambridge Gliding Club and now that Brian is now solo again, we wish him many happy hours of soaring.
Looking back on 2023, as usual one of the highlights was the autumn safari to Kerry. Storm Agnes knocked out some of the flying days, but we still managed to get flying. Here’s a picture of the K18 standing by to be launched into the air by a car tow. But what’s that “ground equipment” next