Former CFI Juan Barco Returns to PVD in an E175

Former CFI Juan Barco Returns to PVD in an E175

A wise man (and a close friend of Horizon) once said that “progress is never a straight line. You can’t be afraid to make a zig and a zag.” For former Horizon CFI Juan Barco, the process of becoming an airline pilot was full of zigs and zags. But last week, when he...
2021 Winter Flying Tips

2021 Winter Flying Tips

Do you warm up your car before driving in the winter? Do you give yourself extra time to make the drive to work and back when it is snowing outside? Might you even stay home if the roads are too bad? With winter comes special considerations to driving your car and...
Flying The Hudson

Flying The Hudson

Labeling something a “bucket list” item means that it has to have certain qualities. It is aspirational of course, but it should also be unique, require more than a minimum effort, and be the type of thing that makes a lasting imprint on your being. For our own Julian...
Stuck Above The Clouds

Stuck Above The Clouds

I was as current as I had ever been. I had flown more in the last 8 months than I had in the last three years. I was getting paid to fly! So, how was it that I found myself stuck on top of a cloud layer with no way out? I had been hired to fly as a relocation pilot...
Joy Steams Towards a PPL and the US Navy.

Joy Steams Towards a PPL and the US Navy.

Attending one of the United States service academies requires confidence. It requires discipline. It also demands commitment not only to one’s studies and schooling but also to the country. Horizon Aviation student pilot Joy Teixeira has all of that. In just a few...