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...

Brandon is a Pilot!

Brandon is a Pilot!

Brandon flew his first solo this past…..wait….he passed his private pilot checkride? Didn’t he JUST solo last month!?!?!? And he already completed his Private Pilot?!? Should we just schedule his instrument and commercial checkrides now? Good job, Brandon. Way to...

Erik is a Pilot!

Erik is a Pilot!

As a small business owner, Erik gets to make his own hours. Like most entrepreneurs that usually means that he works ALL the hours. His free time is pretty limited but he works hard to make time for his flight training. That effort paid off last week when he became a...

Dieter Solos!

Dieter Solos!

Dieter started his flight training as a 16 year-old obsessed with flying and determined to solo before his 17th birthday. With several weeks to spare before his birthday, he flew his first solo this past Sunday! His determination and perseverance will be valuable...

Chris is a Pilot!

Chris is a Pilot!

Horizon Aviation has a terrific relationship with the team in the air traffic control tower at PVD. Most of the time we mutually exist only as voices chatting on the radio back and forth and never get to meet face to face. That changed recently as we had the privilege...

Hemal Solos!

Hemal Solos!

Nurses, doctors, EMT's and other healthcare professionals have been working at the forefront of the COVID crisis for months now. What has certainly been a stressful time for everyone can be doubly true for those in the medical world. So, it was with great pleasure...

Andrew is a Pilot!

Andrew is a Pilot!

Andrew earns his living as a flight attendant for a major airline. While this is a great career for some, Andrew has a strong desire to move from the back of the plane up to the front. He is attacking his flight training to make that dream a reality and achieved a...

Pat Solos!

Pat Solos!

Pat has always found time with his busy work schedule to pursue his dream of flying at Horizon Aviation. Pat always comes in for each lesson prepared and eager to learn, takes extensive notes, and always has a smile on his face no matter how busy his day at work has...

Brandon Solos!

Brandon Solos!

Working full time makes it a bit harder to get training days in, especially when the weather doesn’t cooperate, but then the perfect day came along and Brandon finally got to solo! He’s well on his way towards his goal of becoming a professional pilot. Congratulations...