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Helicopter Industry Partner Profile --ADAC Luftrettung

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[…]

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Student Profile - Meet Joel Tiess

Joel Tiess is a helicopter student who came all the way from Germany to join our training program. See what he has to say about his dream job and why he selected Hillsboro for his training.

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Announcing EASA-Certified Helicopter Flight Training

We are excited to announce a breakthrough for international students interested in doing their helicopter training in the U.S.  Our helicopter school, Hillsboro Heli Academy, just received[…]
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The Best Place to Train is also One of the Best Places to Live

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Autorotations

Let’s talk a bit about "that which shall not be named"….engine failures. Most people know that when an airplanes engine fails the pilot can glide and try to land on a highway or something similar,[…]

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Hovering a Helicopter. Teaching it and Learning it.

Recently I have been teaching my students how to hover as a breakup activity to other tasks they are learning. Hovering can be mentally taxing on new students so full, hour-long lessons on[…]

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Student Profile - Meet Alex Camp

Alex Camp traveled all the way from Australia to join our helicopter program. He is currently working on his Commercial Pilot Certificate. Hear what he has to say about his dream job and his[…]

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Student of Excellence Award Winner

 
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Can helicopters only fly in nice weather?

Helicopter pilots spend a good amount of time planning their flights around weather systems. A smart pilot always has at least a general understanding of the weather forecast for a certain area[…]

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Join Us for a Webinar to Learn More about Flight Training

With so much change happening in the world, it makes many of us think about what's next in our career. Am I in the right job for me or is there another opportunity I should explore? 

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