Damien Molloy Silver Duration

Another good achievement today – Damien Molloy stayed up for 5 hours 14 minutes, gaining a Silver duration. Many congratulations to him! It was not easy, with a slow start with weak thermals disintegrating every 7-10 minutes, slightly stronger later, followed by a fallow period as the top cloud cover came in earlier than forecast.

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Damien Molloy new Class 2 Instructor

Damien Molloy passed his Class 2 Instructor Rating test today – a big congratulations to him!! A word from the man himself……….. Thanks a million to everyone for the kind thoughts and congrats. A special thanks to all of the Instructor core who put up with the exercises, paperwork and questions. Looking forward to bringing

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Task week and Course week got off to a flying start.

A Few words from our Cheif Flying Instructor Cecily Begley.. A great first day to the Task week and course. Our course member, Carl, had his two first flights – welcome, Carl. Pawel Nowak and Richard Irvine had their first (Irish) solos (Richard last week). Yes, of course they both were solo in Poland and

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View from a K21

This video was presented by Tony McDermott and captures a recent flight taken by Tony from the tail of the K21 glider he was flying. Tony meets up with out K13 club glider and keep company for a while. Check it out here https://youtu.be/H54oUwWmrvg

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Some Pics from Gowran

It’s beginning to feel like normality at Gowran Airfield as restrictions are beginning ease and our Air Experience holders are now getting to fly finally. It was a busy day on Saturday 12th June with over 26 flights taken. Several private gliders made their appearance too, which gave the duty Pilot a bit of a

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Congratulations to Brian McBride

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

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Voucher holders Update

With the easing of restrictions coming into play, Dublin Gliding Club will be looking at outstanding voucher holders and the ability to arrange a flight. If you are a voucher holder and you would like to get in touch to schedule a flight in the near future then you can get in touch with the

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Update April 2021

The current situation………..Dublin Gliding Club are still waiting on Government restrictions to be lifted and some normalisation to return. To this end, we cannot except non members to come and visit us and we cannot resume any Air Experience flights. In late March and April, we have had the opportunity to allow for Instructors, Tug

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