As we focus this month on helicopter industry news, something we are seeing more of is the use of helicopters to support wind turbine operations. Helicopters provide vital support in a number of[…]
You have now found the school you would like to attend, completed an introductory demonstration flight, and have made the decision to learn how to fly but what else do you need to become a pilot?
Pablo is a student who at 17 decided that being a helicopter pilot was the career path he wanted to pursue so he joined Hillsboro Heli Academy's Professional Pilot Program in 2020.Why do you want[…]
Part 141 and Part 61 are two different ways to approach your training. Both FAR Part 61 and Part 141 training demand the same minimum standards for you to get your pilot certificate, but FAR Part[…]
When considering a career as a helicopter pilot, where you fly matters. While all career pilots must complete the FAA-required or EASA-required courses through their Commercial Pilot License (CPL)[…]
Any professional helicopter pilot will tell you that versatility is a big part of the appeal of helicopter flight. Versatility applies not only to the aircraft’s unique flight capabilities -- with[…]
Originally from a small village in Austria, Christoph joined Hillsboro Heli Academy in September 2020 to fulfil his dream of becoming a professional helicopter pilot.