What You Can Do As A Private Pilot

What You Can Do As A Private Pilot

We speak with aspiring pilots every day about their aviation goals and dreams. While not every future pilot dreams of being a professional pilot flying airliners across the oceans, just about everybody has a goal in mind whether it is traveling, flying with friends...

The Pure Joy of a First Flight

Emmiline’s school challenged each student to learn a new skill. Some of her peers are learning pottery, others are making a surfboard. Emmiline’s new skill aims a little higher. She is learning how to fly an airplane. Passing by a local airport almost daily has...

New IFR Pilots Share Their Training Experiences

Last month, a handful of Horizon pilots added an instrument rating to their pilot credentials. Commonly the next after Private Pilot Certificate, the instrument rating allows pilots to fly in weather and clouds that a non-IFR rated pilot has to avoid. We interviewed...
The 2020 Holiday Buying Guide for Aviators

The 2020 Holiday Buying Guide for Aviators

2020 is almost over (phew) which means it may be time to start holiday shopping for the pilot in your life. We’ve compiled our top 5 aviation gifts that will help end their year on a high note. 1) Flight bag: every pilot has a flight bag that is both a useful tool in...

What is in your flight bag?

How much thought have you put into what goes in your flight bag? Is it just the thing that holds your headset and a few pens or is it a vital piece of flight equipment? It can, and should be both. We polled our team of instructors asking them what they include in...