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Different Career Paths for Helicopter Pilots

 

If you ever considered becoming a helicopter pilot, then you are probably curious about what kinds of jobs you can end up doing after you finish training. Although most everyone starts off the[…]

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What You Should Know Before Obtaining Your Helicopter License

Becoming a helicopter pilot is uniquely rewarding, as it can open the pathway to many career opportunities in various industries. These opportunities can range from giving tours and teaching, to[…]

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Helicopter 101: How Does a Helicopter Fly?

 

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Student Profile - Meet Patrick Capek

Patrick joined moved from Michigan to Oregon in 2019 to join Hillsboro Heli Academy and is working on his professional pilot training. Read more about his experience at Hillsboro.

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Student Profile - Meet Hammad Khan

Hammad joined Hillsboro Aero Academy in 2018 from Pakistan and is working on completing the Professional Pilot Program. Read more about his experience at Hillsboro.

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5 Essential Safety Tips for Helicopter Pilots

 

Piloting a helicopter requires a coordinated combination of mental aptitude and physical skill. With so many factors influencing the outcome of a flight, helicopter pilots must prepare and focus[…]

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Why Now is the Right Time to Become a Helicopter Pilot

Have you dreamed about a career in aviation but weren't sure if the timing was right? Well, now is definitely the time to explore those dreams. Last year, the University of North Dakota and[…]

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Student Profile - Meet Joyce Yu

Joyce joined Hillsboro Heli Academy in 2017 from Taipei, Taiwan and is now working for us as a flight instructor. Read more about her experience at Hillsboro.

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Tips to Help Finance Your Training

Financing can be a hurdle for many people when trying to start a career as a professional pilot. Here are some some tips we have found helpful. 

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Questions to Ask When Selecting a Helicopter Flight School

When you begin the process of selecting a school for helicopter training, keep these questions in mind:

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