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Video: Off Airport Helicopter Training

One of the things that makes our helicopter training unique is the ability to conduct off airport operations and landings in some of the most picturesque settings that the Pacific Northwest offers.[…]

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Celebrating Success: Bryan Jeffers

Helicopter Foundation International’s 2017 Michelle North Scholarship for Safety Award has been presented to Bryan Jeffers, Hillsboro Aero Academy’s Helicopter Assistant Chief Instructor.

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Celebrating Success: Trent Vick

Hillsboro Aero Academy is pleased to recognize one of its own for winning the 2017 Appareo Pilot of the Year Award. This award, presented by Helicopter Association International, is given to an[…]

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2017 HAA Safety Conference

In support of our holistic safety culture, we are dedicating an entire day to focusing specifically on safety. There will be no flight operations on Friday, January 6. Instead all employees and[…]

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Why Hillsboro Aero Academy?

When selecting a school for your flight training, there are a number of important considerations. Here are 10 of the top reasons why our students have selected Hillsboro Aero Academy to help them[…]

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Helicopter Pilot Career Path

Want to make a career of flying crucial search and rescue missions or aerial firefighting operations? The competition for these type of demanding, action-packed helicopter pilot jobs is high. With[…]

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Hillsboro Aero Academy First Part 141 Flight Training Academy to Receive IS-BAO Stage Two Accreditation

During its 36 years in business and 1.5 million hours flown, Hillsboro Aero Academy, formerly Hillsboro Aviation’s flight school, has always viewed safety as more than just a way of flying. It is a[…]

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Using GI Bill Benefits for Flight Training

As you might be aware, there have been some significant changes over the past few months regarding the use of Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits for flight training. We have been working closely with our[…]

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Military Helicopters Through the Ages

Check out our infographic on military helicopters through the ages and see how these aircraft have supported different branches of the service and continue to play an important role today.

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Questions to Ask When Picking a Helicopter School

When you begin the process of selecting a school for helicopter training, keep these questions in mind:

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