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PSU Film Featuring HAA Flight Instructor

This summer, HAA was approached by Portland State University film student Kevin Burch. Kevin had a great interest in creating a film that would educate people about the importance of flight[…]

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Brand Experience Video: Joel Beckett

Listen to HAA and Portland Community College graduate Joel Beckett speak about his flight training experience. Joel was around aviation from a very young age and knew this was the career path for[…]

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Brand Experience Video: Wathun Tun

Wathun is an international student who grew up dreaming of becoming an airline pilot. When he was ready to begin training, he researched flight academies in the United States that could put him on[…]
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CFI Experience Video: Emma Flow

Emma joined Hillsboro Aero Academy in 2017 as a Certified Flight Instructor. She was drawn to HAA because of the academy's emphasis on safety and use of a Safety Management System, a system widely[…]

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Study Projects Significant Need for Helicopter Pilots and Mechanics

A recent study commissioned by Helicopter Foundation International (HFI) and the University of North Dakota (UND) forecasted the U.S. supply of helicopter pilot and mechanics over the next 18[…]

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Airplane CFI Recruitment Event

HAA’s CFI recruitment team will be in Lake Mary, Florida on February 8th hosting an informational seminar about the benefits of working for us as a Certified Flight Instructor. The seminar will cover[…]

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CFI Experience Video: Will Mauk

Will Mauk recently joined the team at Hillsboro Aero Aacdemy as a CFI. He relocated to Oregon to gain some valuable weather experience and hone his skills in real weather conditions. During his first[…]

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Windells Academy & Hillsboro Aero Academy Launch Aviation Program for High School Students

Windells Academy, the famed action sports boarding school, and Hillsboro Aero Academy (HAA), the largest combined helicopter and airplane pilot training school in the US, have partnered to create[…]

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Brand Experience Video: Trent Vick

Trent Vick, 2017 Appareo Pilot of the Year Award recipient, first dreamed of becoming a helicopter pilot after seeing an emergency medical services (EMS) helicopter at a high school event. This[…]

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Brand Experience Video: Kaiting Jan

Kaiting Jan’s long-time dream of flying came to fruition at Hillsboro Aero Academy where she is currently a student. She completed her Commercial Pilot Certificate and is working on Certified Flight[…]

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