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Remembering our Friend and Teacher Satoru "SK" Kamoshita

We at Hillsboro Aero Academy are mourning the sudden loss of our dear friend, colleague, mentor, and teacher Satoru Kamoshita, known to all of us as “SK.” He had been with our school for 24 years[…]

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Which flight course and flight school are right for you?

As you begin your search for the right flight academy, many people wonder which flight course is best to help them achieve their goals and which flight school will best support those goals. These[…]

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How Long Does it Take to Become a Pilot?

When deciding on a new or first-time career path, all of us have faced a moment of truth, when our dreams need to be tethered to some tough questions: How many years will it take to build my[…]

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Student of Excellence Award Winner Wonkyung 'Zoe' Lee

Wonkyung 'Zoe' Lee is a student you can find almost 24/7 at our Redmond Campus as she is both an airplane flight training student and employee in our line service department.

She joined our […]

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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 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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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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Understanding Airplane Ratings: the Private Pilot Certificate

This month we are going to break down all of the ratings and certificates needed to become a professional airplane pilot. When prospective students contact our school with questions about the[…]

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What regional airlines like Avelo, the world's newest, mean for the pilot lifestyle

If you needed any more proof that air travel demand is surging back after COVID -- if the forecasts and the TSA traveler count weren't enough to convince you -- then the launch of a new regional[…]
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Hillsboro Aero Academy is a United Aviate Partner School

Did you know that Hillsboro Aero Academy is a United Aviate partner flight school? It’s true! That means that if you are a student or instructor at Hillsboro Aero then you are eligible to apply to[…]

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