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EHAC Symposium 2021: 5 Key Takeaways for Helicopter Training

Hillsboro Heli Academy, the helicopter school for Hillsboro Aero Academy, recently became the first helicopter pilot education provider to be invited into the European HEMS and Air Ambulance[…]
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What's so special about Portland? Let us tell you.

Last week, I focused on the recreational highlights of our beautiful state, but there’s so much more to experience here. The Troutdale Campus is located about 16 miles from downtown Portland. Most[…]

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Explore Oregon - Our Recreational Adventures

While you will spend a significant amount of time in your flight lessons or studying for them, it’s still important to consider the area where you will be doing your training. You want to ensure[…]

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Understanding Helicopter Ratings: the Certified Flight Instructor Rating

In our fourth and final installment of our blog series on the individual ratings within FAA helicopter training, we have reached the point where the student becomes the teacher: the Certified[…]
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Understanding Airplane Ratings: CFI Ratings

In the final installment of our series explaining the ratings required to become a professional pilot, we will focus on the certified flight instructor ratings. The initial Certified Flight[…]

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Understanding Helicopter Ratings: the Commercial Pilot Certificate

We're up to the third installment of our May series on the individual ratings in our professional pilot courses , and we're ready to talk about the big dog: the Commercial Pilot Certificate.[…]
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Understanding Airplane Ratings: the Commercial Pilot Certificate

This week’s installment of Understanding Airplane Ratings focuses on the rating you probably hear the most about and that people are most familiar with, the Commercial Pilot Certificate. This is[…]

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Announcing Complete Airplane Pro Pilot Training on a New 12-Month Timeline

Today we announced our new Accelerated pacing, which gives students in our Airplane Professional Pilot program the opportunity to complete the entire program of pilot classes , inclusive of all[…]
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Student of Excellence Award Winner Ömer Demir

Ömer is a helicopter student at our Troutdale Campus who is constantly going above and beyond to help other students around him feel more welcome and comfortable. He even organizes group study[…]
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Understanding Airplane Ratings: the Instrument Rating

So now that we covered the first part of the Professional Pilot Program curriculum last week when we discussed the Private Pilot Certificate, let’s move onto the next step in our aviation training[…]

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