This month's Student of Excellence Award winner is Saifeldeen Selim, an airplane student at our Hillsboro Campus. Saif moved from Egypt and joined our Professional Pilot Program in 2019. He is[…]
If you had to invent a social media platform just for helicopter pilots, you’d probably come up with something pretty close to Instagram. After all, Instagram and its adherents strongly favor[…]
As the Talent Acquisition Manager for Hillsboro Aero Academy, I can attest to the current competitive market. Pre-pandemic, the industry was booming with pilot jobs in every sector and the[…]
Last week I wrote about how the versatility of the helicopter industry helps to create new career opportunities even when a disruption like COVID-19 hinders other industries. The best example of[…]
While COVID has slowed the demand for airline pilots, this delay has not affected the long-term projections for commercial pilots needed over the next 20 years. The Boeing Pilot and Technician[…]
Any professional helicopter pilot will tell you that versatility is a big part of the appeal of helicopter flight. Versatility applies not only to the aircraft’s unique flight capabilities -- with[…]
We're proud of the fact that we're an international flight school, with alumni from 55+ countries. Flying is, after all, a global adventure, so each new group of international students adds to and[…]
Originally from a small village in Austria, Christoph joined Hillsboro Heli Academy in September 2020 to fulfil his dream of becoming a professional helicopter pilot.