Our members come from all sorts of backgrounds but the one thing that unites them all
is a love of gliding and a willingness to help the club thrive.
They all came into gliding for different reasons.
Here are a few stories to explain why.
Gliding has enabled me to fulfill my dream to be a pilot and fly my own aircraft
I was looking for something to do to take my mind off work for a whole day. –Jon Hall, Museum Exhibition Designer and Company Director I was two years into… Read article Members Stories – Jon Hall
How about polishing your flying skills instead of another automatic ILS to 3000m of tarmac? Gliding is the choice of many commercial pilots wanting to rediscover their passion for pure… Read article Members Stories – Andy Holmes
Flying the Lightning was every boy pilot’s dream. Gliding will re-ignite your fascination for the skies. –Tim Brunskill, MGC member and former English Electric Lightning pilot Your Fast Jet days… Read article Members Stories – Tim Brunskill
Gliding is all about making decisions in flight: when I get them right, I can fly higher and further than with an engine. – Mark Wakem; 1400 hours power, 770… Read article Members Stories – Mark Wakem
Gliding is popular with technical types who have time on their hands, but you don’t have to be a retired rocket scientist to enjoy it. – Martin Sloane; chemical engineer,… Read article Members Stories – Martin Sloane