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Student Profile - Meet Daniel Morkel

Daniel came from from Australia to join HAA in 2018 and is working on his professional pilot training. Read more about his experience at Hillsboro. 
  1. Why do you want to be a pilot and what’s your[…]
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Where Did the Idea of Helicopters Come From?

In the modern age, we take for granted many amazing feats of mechanical ingenuity accomplished by inventors in the past. One of these great inventions is the helicopter. But where did the idea of[…]

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Flight Training Tips for the Helicopter Student Pilot

As a pilot-in-training, there are a lot of educational aspects to stay on top of so you can advance your knowledge and skills efficiently and correctly. At this stage in your development,[…]

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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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