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How Helicopter Rules Differ from Airplane Rules

Helicopters and airplanes both travel in the sky, but the nature of their operation means that many of their procedures markedly diverge from each other. To give you an idea of this, here are a[…]

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Helicopter Operations in Antarctica

As we often mention, helicopters provide vital support for operations around the world and even in the most remote setting, Antarctica, they are mission critical.

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How Does Weather Affect Helicopter Flight Safety?

Weather is a large factor in operating any aircraft since it can obscure vision, blow the aircraft in a certain direction, and make it more difficult for it to remain in flight. A pilot cannot fly[…]

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World’s Coolest Helicopter Rides

Chances are, you’ve probably ridden an airplane and perhaps caught a glimpse of the landscape out of the little oval window. It’s one thing to go up into the sky in a closed-off cabin but it’s[…]

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Considerations When Choosing a Flight School

If you’re trying to become a pilot, getting a strong education is imperative to your success. The foundations of knowledge and safety learned during training will ensure you are prepared when it[…]

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Upcoming United Aviate Interviews

Information from our partner United Airlines about March interviews for the Aviate program.

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Hillsboro Aero Academy Becomes United Aviate Partner

United just announced the exclusive list of training partners for its Aviate program and Hillsboro Aero Academy is one of small number of approved flight schools for the program.

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The Different Types of Military Helicopters

As with any vehicle, there are many forms of helicopters created for specific uses. Within the military, diverse categories exist according to the kinds of missions a helicopter must undergo, what[…]

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Characteristics of a Great Helicopter Pilot

You may be familiar with the many aspects involved with driving a car, such as the laws and driving techniques that keep yourself and other drivers safe. The same goes for other types of[…]

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Hillsboro Partners with ADAC Luftrettung

Hillsboro Aero Academy, is thrilled to announce our new collaboration with ADAC Luftrettung gGmbH (ADAC Air Rescue). Due to Germany’s increased need for emergency medical service pilots, ADAC[…]

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