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Hillsboro Heli Academy Partners with Sundance Helicopters on Pathway Program

Hillsboro Heli Academy just finalized a career pathway agreement with Sundance Helicopters. 

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HAA Instructors Receive Women in Aviation Scholarships

Recently two HAA instructors were awarded Women in Aviation scholarships. Please join us in congratulating Autumn Eells and Cassia Geiger who were recognized at the annual Women in Aviation[…]

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Hillsboro Heli Academy Launched

With a long history of producing quality helicopter pilots, Hillsboro Aero Academy has realigned its operations to focus more on those roots. Founded as a one-helicopter flight school in 1980, the[…]

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SkyWest Airlines Partners with HAA on Tuition Reimbursement Program

Hillsboro Aero Academy has partnered with SkyWest Airlines to provide a tuition reimbursement program and Pilot Pathway Program – allowing Hillsboro students to get a jump start on their[…]

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HAA Approved to Offer New Loan Program

Hillsboro Aero Academy is now approved to offer the Wells Fargo Collegiate loan for both our airplane and helicopter training programs. The Wells Fargo Collegiate student loan is designed to cover[…]

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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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