Riley Solos!

Riley Solos!

Imagine you’re a high school student. You have much to juggle between all your homework and studying. If you’re Riley you manage all that AND you successfully fly an airplane by yourself. A first solo is always cool but having that under your belt when you’re still a...

Joe Solos!

Joe Solos!

See that smile? You should be able to recognize it as the post-first-solo smile! It is unique and unforgettable...just like flying an airplane by yourself for the first time which is exactly what Joe did last week. We couldn't be happier for you, Joe. Congratulations!

Steve is IFR Rated!

Steve is IFR Rated!

Steve passed his instrument checkride last week! The weather was initially not looking so good the morning of his test, however, with the help of both Tori and his dedicated instructor we were able to file IFR and get him to the checkride, where conditions were much...

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...

Matt Is Horizon’s New Location Manager

Matt Is Horizon’s New Location Manager

 Callers to our PVD facility will hear a new voice greeting them. Matthew McMerriman is our newest manager to join our team. A private pilot, it has been Matt’s goal of being a professional in the aviation industry and we are privileged to be a part of his journey....

Jeremy is IFR Rated!

Jeremy is IFR Rated!

It's a hat trick! Jeremy passed his Instrument check ride for our third IFR Rating this week! In many ways, earning an IFR rating is as significant and rewarding as getting your Private Pilot certificate. Learning to fly using only the instruments in the cockpit...

Aquiles is IFR Rated!

Aquiles is IFR Rated!

Blue sky? Aquiles doesn't need blue sky. He is now an Instrument Rated pilot and is cleared to fly into the clouds! Well done, Aquiles! This is our second IFR license THIS WEEK....and the week isn't over yet

Jennie is IFR Rated

Jennie is IFR Rated

Jennie received her certification as an Instrument Rated pilot this week. We celebrate all of our student’s successes, but this one is a little special. Jennie flew with us for her Private Pilot certification a little while ago and jumped right into her IFR training....

Paul is a CFI!

Paul is a CFI!

Paul came to Horizon to train for his Flight Instructor certificate in early February. He completed most of his training right as COVID shut everything down. But, when you've worked hard through your Private, Instrument, Commercial, and your CFI training, you don't...

Dan is a Commercial Pilot

Dan is a Commercial Pilot

You might remember Dan from previous hits like "Dan is an IFR pilot" and "Dan flew to Oklahoma!" Well, in the latest installment, Dan is now a commercial pilot! We couldn't be happier for him and are looking forward to the next chapter in his flying story. Well done!