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Offaly Aviation Club Reports Huge Surge In People Learning To Fly

They've had to expand since covid-19 hit.

An Offaly aviation club is reporting a surge in people learning to fly. 

Chairman of Ormand Flying Club, Colm Wright, says they've had to increase the number of instructors and invest in a third aircraft to cope with demand. 

The Birr-based group is the first in Ireland to be declared a national flight training organisation, meaning it can provide training for the newly-created recreational license. 

Mr. Wright says it's been relatively simple to adapt to the covid guidelines they were given:

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