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Video: Safety Conference Session 3

By Amy Smith March 20th, 2017 | blog | Events

This is the video from the third session of the HAA Safety Conference which took place in January. The speaker is Sean Jeralds, an assistant professor of aeronautical science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona. He currently teaches aerodynamics, aircraft performance, and flight safety.
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Video: Safety Conference Session 2

By Amy Smith March 14th, 2017 | blog | Events

Here is the video from another session at the 2017 HAA Safety Conference. The speaker is Sean Jeralds, an assistant professor of aeronautical science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona where he currently teaches aerodynamics, aircraft performance, and flight safety.   Click here to view the video from the first session.
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HAA Mentor Series Speaker Joel Beckett

By Amy Smith March 9th, 2017 | Events | Flying | Helicopters

HAA Mentor Series presents our next speaker Joel Beckett. Joel was a former helicopter CFI at the Troutdale Campus who is now working for Columbia Helicopters in Afghanistan as a Vertol 107 co-pilot.He began working for Columbia in firefighting operations last summer and moved into the Afghanistan operations this winter. He recently returned from his […]
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Video: Safety Conference Session 1

By Amy Smith February 28th, 2017 | blog | Events

In January, we took a day in support of our safety culture to specifically focus on this crucial aspect of flight operations. We suspended all training that day and hosted the first HAA Safety Conference. Industry expert Sean Jeralds was the featured speaker. Sean is an assistant professor of aeronautical science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in […]
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2017 Northwest Aviation Conference

By Amy Smith February 23rd, 2017 | blog | Events

Join us at the 2017 Northwest Aviation Conference, one of Washington’s biggest aviation events with over 75 hours of safety seminars and 122,000 square feet of displays. The event takes place at the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup on Saturday, February 25 – Sunday, February 26. Stop by booth #731 to learn more about our […]
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Video: Off Airport Helicopter Training

By Amy Smith February 23rd, 2017 | blog | Flying | Helicopters

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. It’s a part of HAA’s training that always leaves a last impact on the students and CFIs. This video, shot by our Helicopter […]
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Celebrating Success: Bryan Jeffers

By Amy Smith February 16th, 2017 | blog | Helicopters

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. The mission of Helicopter Foundation International is to work to preserve the history of vertical flight, improve its safety, and educate the next generation of pilots and maintenance technicians. This mission clearly […]
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Employee of the Month Phil Haupt

By Amy Smith February 16th, 2017 | blog

It’s time to announce our Employee of the Month. This award is given every month to an HAA employee who goes above and beyond his or her normal job duties demonstrating one of our core values – yes face, drive, or kinship. Our winner this month is Phil Haupt, our Helicopter Assistant Chief Instructor at […]
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Celebrating Success: Trent Vick

By Amy Smith February 7th, 2017 | blog | Flying | Helicopters

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 active pilot who has demonstrated an exceptional act of professionalism. One of the 2017 winners of this prestigious award is Trent Vick, a […]
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Brazilian Flight Training Seminars

By Amy Smith January 25th, 2017 | blog | Events

Join us a free informational seminar about flight training in the US. This is our 6th consecutive year hosting these seminars in Brazil and sharing information about the exciting opportunities available for pilots in the US. Hillsboro Aero Academy is one of the largest airplane and helicopter flight schools in the United States, and we […]
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Horizon will be at our Hillsboro campus next Thursday! Interview spots are full, but students and instructors are still invited to attend the presentation and meet the Horizon representatives. #flyhaa #horizonair ... See MoreSee Less

Horizon Air Pilot Development & Hiring Event

March 30, 2017, 9:00am - March 30, 2017, 2:00pm

Horizon Air will be here to share exciting announcement about the future of the airline and updates on the Pilot Development Program. Horizon will also provide insight about pilot hiring, what it's like to work at Horizon and networking opportunities. Presentations will be at 9AM and 1pm. **New $10,000 pre-employment bonus in addition to a $7,500 training stipend! All 9 on-site interview slots have been filled for the March 30th visit. Due to the overwhelming interest, Horizon will be back later this year to conduct more interviews. In the meantime, please contact Ryan Hamilton at ryan.hamilton@horizonair.com with any inquiries about the program.

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