Whether you’re excited or nervous about your first solo, there comes a time in flight training that requires sole occupancy of the aircraft for the very first time. Whether it takes 20 hours or 30[…]
If you were to board a plane three decades ago, more times than not your pilot would have been male. Today, there is a higher chance that at least one of your pilots or even the captain will be a[…]
If you find yourself pondering the question, ‘Can a woman be a pilot?’, I have compiled a list of reasons why women should pursue their pilot careers and break all the stereotypes around it.
Pilot licenses, or more correctly titled certifications, are issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to pilots who have completed the required flight and ground hours for a rating as well[…]
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Are you ready to consider a career as a commercial helicopter pilot? This is a career path many people ponder but often consider it too difficult to achieve. The first question our admissions team[…]
So, you’ve decided you’re interested in a helicopter career. Like you, prospective helicopter pilots from around the world took interest in Hillsboro Heli Academy and chose us to help them pursue[…]
The path to becoming a professional helicopter pilot is a mystery to many people so let me break it down for you and answer some of our most frequently asked questions about helicopter flight[…]