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Student of Excellence Award Winner Wonkyung 'Zoe' Lee

Wonkyung 'Zoe' Lee is a student you can find almost 24/7 at our Redmond Campus as she is both an airplane flight training student and employee in our line service department.

She joined our […]

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Student's Day Off, Part 2: Five Memorable Daytrips in Central Oregon

Last week I wrote about the many epic day trips available to students at our Hillsboro and Troutdale campuses in Northwest Oregon. Students at our Redmond campus in Central Oregon need not feel[…]

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A CFI's Perspective on Reasons to Love Oregon

This month, I focused on telling you reasons why Oregon is an incredible place to live and train while completing our helicopter professional pilot program. However, I think it's also[…]
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Student's Day Off: Five Memorable  Daytrips from Northwest Oregon

Even the most driven and committed flight student takes at least one day off from pilot classes every week, and that student will have to resist the temptation to take more days off once they[…]
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Student of Excellence Award Winner Ian Bishop

Ian joined HIllsboro Aero Academy in late 2018 with the dream of becoming a professional pilot. He travels from Vancouver to our Hillsboro Campus to pursue that dream and is currently working on[…]
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EHAC Symposium 2021: 5 Key Takeaways for Helicopter Training

Hillsboro Heli Academy, the helicopter school for Hillsboro Aero Academy, recently became the first helicopter pilot education provider to be invited into the European HEMS and Air Ambulance[…]
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What's so special about Portland? Let us tell you.

Last week, I focused on the recreational highlights of our beautiful state, but there’s so much more to experience here. The Troutdale Campus is located about 16 miles from downtown Portland. Most[…]

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Explore Oregon - Our Recreational Adventures

While you will spend a significant amount of time in your flight lessons or studying for them, it’s still important to consider the area where you will be doing your training. You want to ensure[…]

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Understanding Helicopter Ratings: the Certified Flight Instructor Rating

In our fourth and final installment of our blog series on the individual ratings within FAA helicopter training, we have reached the point where the student becomes the teacher: the Certified[…]
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Understanding Airplane Ratings: CFI Ratings

In the final installment of our series explaining the ratings required to become a professional pilot, we will focus on the certified flight instructor ratings. The initial Certified Flight[…]

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