As the Talent Acquisition Manager for Hillsboro Aero Academy, I can attest to the current competitive market. Pre-pandemic, the industry was booming with pilot jobs in every sector and the[…]
Last week I wrote about how the versatility of the helicopter industry helps to create new career opportunities even when a disruption like COVID-19 hinders other industries. The best example of[…]
While COVID has slowed the demand for airline pilots, this delay has not affected the long-term projections for commercial pilots needed over the next 20 years. The Boeing Pilot and Technician[…]
Any professional helicopter pilot will tell you that versatility is a big part of the appeal of helicopter flight. Versatility applies not only to the aircraft’s unique flight capabilities -- with[…]
We're proud of the fact that we're an international flight school, with alumni from 55+ countries. Flying is, after all, a global adventure, so each new group of international students adds to and[…]
Originally from a small village in Austria, Christoph joined Hillsboro Heli Academy in September 2020 to fulfil his dream of becoming a professional helicopter pilot.
I am sitting at my computer today listening to what we in the heli biz call ‘continuous precipitation’ (oft associated with stable air masses), coming in mostly gentle waves like rhythmic ocean[…]
Derrick joined Hillsboro Aero Academy this year as a Liberty University student. This is what his instructor, San Park, had to say about him: "It’s a great pleasure of mine to train Derrick for[…]