SpaceX and the Ultimate Go/No-Go Decision

SpaceX and the Ultimate Go/No-Go Decision

Last month, two NASA astronauts were set to launch into Earth orbit on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Five hundred tons of cryogenic propellant sat ready in the vehicle’s tanks, and navy rescue swimmers sat ready on warships in the North Atlantic prepared to rescue the...
Movie Nights at the Airport!

Movie Nights at the Airport!

“Negative, Ghost Rider, the pattern is full.” “Houston, we have a problem.” “I’m doing everything I can… and stop calling me Shirley! Many of us have a favorite airplane movie, whether it be Top Gun, Apollo 13 or Airplane! Hollywood’s take on flying has...
Horizon CFI Realizing Dream of Airline Career

Horizon CFI Realizing Dream of Airline Career

We are thrilled to announce that our beloved CFI Gabriel has begun his career as an airline pilot. While we are sad to see him go, we couldn’t be happier for Gabe to realize a dream years in the making. When Gabe began flying years ago, he had no intention of becoming...
Horizon Student Now Flying in Air Force

Horizon Student Now Flying in Air Force

Childhood dreams of flying are often commingled with dreams of becoming a military pilot. For many, those dreams go unrealized, with passions and motivations dispersing across the broad spectrum of life’s opportunities. For a few, the dream of service and of flying...
August Hangar Day Draws Big Crowd, Dream Airplanes

August Hangar Day Draws Big Crowd, Dream Airplanes

The ramp at Horizon’s PVD facility was transformed into an aerobatic parking lot during our August edition of Hangar Day. With a flock of aerobatic airplanes in attendance, guests were given a chance to see a collection of extraordinary airplanes and meet the people...