Horizon to Horizon

Horizon to Horizon

Dan Everette was driving down Airport Road in Warwick, RI a number of years ago literally trying to find something to do. He had just been stationed in Rhode Island for graduate school as part of his service in the United States Coast Guard. He recognized that...

Alphabet Soup: Acronyms You Should Know As A Pilot

Alphabet Soup: Acronyms You Should Know As A Pilot

Spend more than 30 seconds in aviation and someone is probably going to throw out an acronym of some kind. We polled our team to find out what they think are most helpful, funny or useful acronyms they’ve:  Zeke: ABCDEF "If you experience an engine failure, time is of...

Matt is a IFR pilot!!!!

Matt is a IFR pilot!!!!

Working at a flight school while also working on your own flight training is not an easy undertaking. While you do get to immerse yourself in aviation every day, there is also the added pressure of every instructor, every student, every maintenance tech, and even the...

Warren is a Pilot!

Warren is a Pilot!

Aviation occupies a significant portion of Warren’s persona. It is a hobby, lifestyle, pastime….its a passion and something that sustains him. This week, Warren is able to say he is a certificated  pilot and is free to explore the friendly skies! He stuck with it...

JR is a Pilot!

JR is a Pilot!

JR originally visited us to take his Private Pilot written exam (Horizon Aviation’s Norwood location is a testing center.) He was doing his training elsewhere but switched over to working with us thereafter. We are thrilled to report that JR completed his Private...

Tom Solos!

Tom Solos!

"Tom had his first solo today. After he landed he remarked how over-prepared he felt, and that is the best statement to describe what kind of pilot Tom is, always over-prepared. After having to take a 7+ year hiatus from flight training he has come back with a renewed...

Smitten with the Written

Smitten with the Written

A passing score for any of the written pilot exams is 70%. The question then, is what 30% of the material covered on the exam doesn’t matter? The “written” is often looked upon as an annoying hurdle to overcome while enroute to a pilot certificate. The majority of...

Spring is in the Air!

Spring is in the Air!

,This is the time we have all been waiting months for. We have left winter behind and are full speed ahead towards spring! As glorious as our visions of flying are for the upcoming months, it is not all sunshine and rainbows. With spring comes a series of things to...

Carter Solos!

Carter Solos!

"Carter is the most motivated 17 year old I have ever met. He records audio all of our lessons and reviews them throughout the week. Even though he is on the schedule only once a week, he is able to progress rapidly as he truly applies himself in all he does. He...

Anurag is a Pilot!

Anurag is a Pilot!

It has been a long journey of almost two years but all the hard work and persistence paid off for Anurag! Coming from the small and beautiful city of Bhopal in central India, Anurag grew up listening to his father's stories from the time when he trained on a vintage...