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Sky-High Earnings? How Much Do Pilots Make in Today's Aviation Market

Curious about pilot salaries and wondering, “how much do pilots make?” We get right to the point: pilots can earn from $60,000 to $300,000 annually depending on their position, airline, and[…]

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How Much Does Flight School Cost Today

If you’re considering flight school, one pressing question stands out: How much does flight school cost? Flight training expenses range widely, from $15,000 for a private pilot certificate up to[…]

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The Heli Academy Podcast - Heli Cool Culture

In this episode, Campus Manager Kimberly Whipps and Chief Instructor Eric discuss campus culture and student life. They cover exploring the Pacific Northwest and ways to connect with other students[…]

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Life Of A Corporate Pilot: What Is It Really Like?

Curious about what it’s really like to be a corporate pilot? While many imagine flying private jets is all about glamor, the reality is far more nuanced and exciting. In this article, we'll take you[…]

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The Heli Academy Podcast - It's Your First Day

In this first episode VP of Helicopter Operations Jared Friend and Chief Instructor Eric Doughtie discuss what the first day of your training looks like. From orientation at the school to getting[…]

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How to Become a Fire Helicopter Pilot

Many dream of flying high and battling blazes from the sky, yet wonder how to start down this career path. Becoming a firefighting helicopter pilot requires more than just passion. This blog will[…]

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How to Become an EMS Helicopter Pilot (Air Ambulance)

Many dream of flying as an emergency medical services (EMS) helicopter pilot but find the path unclear. It's a job that combines aviation skills with lifesaving missions. Our article breaks down the[…]

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HAA Expands Fleet with Purchase of 10 New Piper Aircraft

Hillsboro Aero Academy, a global leader in airplane and helicopter pilot training, proudly announces the acquisition of 10 new Piper aircraft, comprising five Archer TX and five Pilot 100i models.[…]

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Should You Become A Pilot? 12 Reasons We Say YES

Deciding on a career path can often leave you feeling stuck at a crossroads. On one hand, you want a job that pays well and offers stability, but you also want a fulfilling and exciting career.

If[…]

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How to Become a Pilot After High School

Dreaming of taking flight after tossing your graduation cap? Pursuing the exhilarating journey of becoming a pilot is a dream shared by many, but for those ready to take the first step after tossing[…]

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