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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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How to Improve Pilot Communication Skills

Effective communication is critical for aviation safety. What can you do to improve your pilot communication skills? If this article peaks your interest and you’re ready to learn more, contact[…]

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Common Misconceptions About Flying a Helicopter

When it comes to equipment or machines that are not commonly used among people, there also comes common misconceptions or myths regarding their operation. This is especially true of helicopters.[…]

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Student Profile - Meet Eric Doughtie

Eric moved from Texas to join HHA in 2020 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 dream job?
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How Helicopter Rules Differ from Airplane Rules

Helicopters and airplanes both travel in the sky, but the nature of their operation means that many of their procedures markedly diverge from each other. To give you an idea of this, here are a[…]

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Helicopter Operations in Antarctica

As we often mention, helicopters provide vital support for operations around the world and even in the most remote setting, Antarctica, they are mission critical.

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Hillsboro Partners with ADAC Luftrettung

Hillsboro Aero Academy, is thrilled to announce our new collaboration with ADAC Luftrettung gGmbH (ADAC Air Rescue). Due to Germany’s increased need for emergency medical service pilots, ADAC[…]

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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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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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Student Profile - Meet Joyce Yu

Joyce joined Hillsboro Heli Academy in 2017 from Taipei, Taiwan and is now working for us as a flight instructor. Read more about her experience at Hillsboro.

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