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Michael Shannon Cross Country Endorsement

Congratulations to Michael Shannon who completed his Cross Country Endorsement on the 18th June 2019. After 3 landings on our taxiway to simulate out-landings, Michael was awarded his endorsement. Michael received his Bronze Badge only a few weeks prior to this achievement. Onward and upwards! Thanks to Dan Begley and Cecily Begley who were a great help to him on the day and to all instructors and tug pilots for making this possible.

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DGC are finalists in the Aviation Awards 2019

We are delighted to inform you that Dublin Gliding Club has been shortlisted in the General & Sport Aviation section of the upcoming Aviation Awards. The subject of our entry is the Air Cadet programme.  The final awards are not announced until the 12th July but we have already achieved a lot by being selected as a finalist.  DGC will be well profiled in front of a large audience on the night of the awards and will be named as a finalised on The Irish…

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Tony McDermott Silver Duration

Congratulations to Tony McDermott who completed his 5 hour Silver Duration. Excellent achievement. Tony made an attempt at the 5 hour duration while at the Ulster Gliding Club a while back but was unfortunate to run out of lift with only 10 minutes to go. Obviously the experience stood to Tony as he earned his Silver Duration at Dublin Gliding Club on Saturday 11th May. Well Done!!

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Liam Keegan Silver Distance

Congratulations to Liam Keegan on completing his Silver 50k Distance flight at Dublin Gliding Club. Liam did it in style by actually returning to the club on the same flight completing over 100k. If you want to see Liam’s journey on the 5th May 2019 here is a link to the OLC. Well done!!

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Courses 2019 added

This years course is scheduled for June 26th to 28th and July 24th to 26th 2019. The course is open to all – beginner, novice to advanced. The schedule includes ground school and flying, enabling beginners to experience gliding for the first time, or more experienced pilots to improve their skills. Places are limited………Fill out the contact form to book your place.More Information.

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Dublin Gliding Club
Gowran Grange Airfield
Co. Kildare
W91 VN52
Phone: 087 235 5807
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