Meet Our Instructors

Essex Gliding Club has an extremely dedicated team of instructors providing excellent training and experiences to all members of our club.


Dave Hertzberg

Dave is our chief flying instructor (CFI). He is pictured here in the backseat of one of our club   PW-6 2 seaters.

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Kevin King

Kevin is our Deputy CFI. When Kevin is not instructing he enjoys long soaring flights taking him all over East Anglia.


Vince Earl

Vince is one of our instructors at Essex gliding club. Vince is also our club technical officer, taking care of our fleet.


Hugh Maddams

Hugh is another of our instructors. Hugh is also the club safety officer.


Matt Jones

Matt is one of our instructors. when Matt is not instructing he can frequently be found hanging from his straps while flying upside down!


Cathy Dellar

Cathy is one of our newer instructors. Cathy also runs our club  Facebook and Twitter accounts.


Tony Brook

Tony has been an instructor at Essex Gliding Club for over 20 years. He enjoys flying with our visitors and voucher holders.

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Rebecca Bryan

Rebecca is an instructor with many years of gliding experience . She is a BGA executive member and a member of the GB Women Gliding squad.