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Hear what our graduates have to say about HAA

With thousands of graduates flying for aviation companies worldwide, we recently reached out to a few of them to see how Hillsboro helped put them on the path to meeting their aviation goals.[…]

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Join Us for a Webinar to Learn More about Flight Training

With so much change happening in the world, it makes many of us think about what's next in our career. Am I in the right job for me or is there another opportunity I should explore? 

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Student Profile - Meet Youngmin Yoon

Youngmin Yoon is from South Korea started his Private pilot training in March 2019, and currently is in the commercial course. Read more about his experience at HAA.

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How to Improve Pilot Communication Skills

Effective communication is critical for aviation safety. What can you do to improve your pilot communication skills? If this article peaks your interest and you’re ready to learn more, contact[…]

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Common Misconceptions About Flying a Helicopter

When it comes to equipment or machines that are not commonly used among people, there also comes common misconceptions or myths regarding their operation. This is especially true of helicopters.[…]

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Student Profile - Meet Eric Doughtie

Eric moved from Texas to join HHA in 2020 and is working on his professional pilot training. Read more about his experience at Hillsboro. 
  1. Why do you want to be a pilot and what’s your dream job?
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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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