Inflection Points: Air Shows

Inflection Points: Air Shows

Inflection Points is a series where we examine our paths to the cockpit and what inspired us to pursue flying. If you have a story about what motivated you, please send us an email (info@horizonaviation.com) or contact us on Facebook. I don’t how know the passions of...

Jonathan Ryan joins the Horizon PVD CFI Team

Jonathan Ryan joins the Horizon PVD CFI Team

Jon has good taste in airplanes. When asked what his lottery win, dream airplane(s) is he responded “an RV-8 or a T-34.” Welcome to the Horizon CFI team, Jonathan. You are going to fit in here perfectly. Jon attended an air show when he was 6 years old immediately...

Christian Solos!

Christian Solos!

April showers bring...first solos! Christian flew his first solo laps around the pattern this week and we couldnt be happier for him. He managed some windy conditions but flew to perfection right here at PVD. Way to go, Christian!  This also marks CFI Braden Potter's...

Marisa is a pilot!

Marisa is a pilot!

No April Fools joke here! Marisa is now one of the newest licensed pilots in the world! She flew to perfection on her recent private pilot check ride and is now cleared into the skies! Well done, Marisa!

Richard Solos!

Richard Solos!

Richard flew his first solo flight right at T.F. Green! His three laps around the pattern were the picture of perfection. He even greased it in on his third landing. Well done, Richard! 

Ross is a Commercial Pilot!

Ross is a Commercial Pilot!

Ross is turning his passion into his profession! He successfully complete his Commercial Pilot checkride last week and is ready to start his career! Well done, Ross!

Amory Solos!

Amory Solos!

Amory spends most of his time on the high seas....but last week he traded ocean for sky when he flew his first solo flight! We couldn't be happier for you, Amory!!!! Congrats and best of luck!

Braden Potter Joins the PVD CFI Team

Braden Potter Joins the PVD CFI Team

Imagine being a young child, flying a Cessna with your grandfather around the Sierra Nevada mountains in CA. There is almost no chance you would be able to skate through your youth without being bitten by the aviation bug. For our newest CFI Braden Potter, that is...

How to Navigate FBOs Like a Pro

How to Navigate FBOs Like a Pro

It is a simple question that we hear often. What do you do once you get to your destination airport? In many cases you will be visiting a Fixed Base Operator (FBO) rather than going through a passenger terminal. Here are 5 things you can do to make the most of your...

Andrew is IFR Rated!

Andrew is IFR Rated!

Believe it or not, there are some people that despise sunny days. They love nothing more than a low overcast layer of clouds and fog or mist. Why? Because they are an instrument rated pilot and they get to fly an approach down to minimums. This is exactly what Andrew...