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Student Profile - Meet Mathias Seifert

Mathias joined Hillsboro Heli Academy in 2018 from Austria to fulfill his dream of becoming a helicopter pilot and is now working for us as a flight instructor. Read more about his experience at[…]

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HAA Instructors Receive Women in Aviation Scholarships

Recently two HAA instructors were awarded Women in Aviation scholarships. Please join us in congratulating Autumn Eells and Cassia Geiger who were recognized at the annual Women in Aviation[…]

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HAA Approved to Offer New Loan Program

Hillsboro Aero Academy is now approved to offer the Wells Fargo Collegiate loan for both our airplane and helicopter training programs. The Wells Fargo Collegiate student loan is designed to cover[…]

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PSU Film Featuring HAA Flight Instructor

This summer, HAA was approached by Portland State University film student Kevin Burch. Kevin had a great interest in creating a film that would educate people about the importance of flight[…]

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Brand Experience Video: Joel Beckett

Listen to HAA and Portland Community College graduate Joel Beckett speak about his flight training experience. Joel was around aviation from a very young age and knew this was the career path for[…]

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Brand Experience Video: Wathun Tun

Wathun is an international student who grew up dreaming of becoming an airline pilot. When he was ready to begin training, he researched flight academies in the United States that could put him on[…]
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CFI Experience Video: Emma Flow

Emma joined Hillsboro Aero Academy in 2017 as a Certified Flight Instructor. She was drawn to HAA because of the academy's emphasis on safety and use of a Safety Management System, a system widely[…]

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CFI Experience Video: Will Mauk

Will Mauk recently joined the team at Hillsboro Aero Aacdemy as a CFI. He relocated to Oregon to gain some valuable weather experience and hone his skills in real weather conditions. During his first[…]

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Brand Experience Video: Trent Vick

Trent Vick, 2017 Appareo Pilot of the Year Award recipient, first dreamed of becoming a helicopter pilot after seeing an emergency medical services (EMS) helicopter at a high school event. This[…]

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Brand Experience Video: Kaiting Jan

Kaiting Jan’s long-time dream of flying came to fruition at Hillsboro Aero Academy where she is currently a student. She completed her Commercial Pilot Certificate and is working on Certified Flight[…]

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