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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
We are delighted to release the first of a series of Brand Experience videos. Brett Schnirring, a US military veteran and helicopter pilot, talks passionately about his experience as a student at[…]
Catheline (Kate) Leoni a fixed-wing student at Hillsboro Aero Academy recreated a historic 1936 flight from England to New Zealand in a Douglas DC3 in 2012.
In September 2017, Bell Helicopter delivered two of nine Bell 505 Jet Ranger Xs to Santiago, Chile where they will be used for corporate transportation. Read the entire press release here.