Dan is a Pilot!

Dan is a Pilot!

All check rides (pilot final exams) include performing maneuvers and answering questions from a Designated Pilot Examiner but most don't include real life weather decisions. Dan was forced to do just that when thunderstorms rolled across PVD as he was returning from...

Brandon Solos!

Brandon Solos!

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the students are soloing! Brandon took to the air all on his own in one of our Cessna 172s at our Norwood, MA facility. He made an extra effort to fly at our RI location while we waited for MA to reopen and is now...

Hangar 4 Opens at PVD

Hangar 4 Opens at PVD

On June 13th, a handful of Horizon Aviation and customer owned aircraft were rolled across a freshly epoxied and polished hangar floor. Without pomp or circumstance, the move of these airplanes across that floor marked the official completion of Horizon’s new hangar...

Adam Solos!

Adam Solos!

There is only one thing more inspiring than watching an airplane lift off the ground: watching our students progress from zero to solo! Adam flew his first solo flight EVER Saturday morning and we couldn't be happier. Thank you Adam for inspiring US! 

SpaceX and the Ultimate Go/No-Go Decision

SpaceX and the Ultimate Go/No-Go Decision

Last month, two NASA astronauts were set to launch into Earth orbit on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Five hundred tons of cryogenic propellant sat ready in the vehicle’s tanks, and navy rescue swimmers sat ready on warships in the North Atlantic prepared to rescue the...

Trevor is a Commercial Pilot!

Trevor is a Commercial Pilot!

Trevor raced back into flying after our COVID-19 shutdown. In no time at all he was ready to go for his commercial pilot checkride and we are thrilled to announce that he flew to perfection and is now a commercial pilot! Congratulations, Trevor!

Marco is IFR Rated!

Marco is IFR Rated!

Our first post shutdown student achievement is here! Marco wasted no time at all getting back into the swing of things and is now an instrument rated pilot!!! Well done, Marco and thank you for continuing to pursue your dreams of flying with us!

Norwood Flight Operations to Resume Monday June 8th

Horizon Aviation is excited to announce that we will resume flight operations at our Norwood facility on Monday June 8th. We will be adopting additional health and safety procedures to ensure the safety of our students, staff and community. The Commonwealth of...

OWD COVID-19 Update

Massachusetts has started a phased re-opening of businesses and various organizations throughout the state. There will be four phases. Last Monday, May 18, they opened phase 1. Each phase will last a minimum of three weeks before they proceed to the following phase....

Facebook Live Ground Lessons: More to Come?

Facebook Live Ground Lessons: More to Come?

For 6 weeks, Horizon Aviation conducted free live ground lessons on our Facebook page to help keep you educated, entertained and inspired during the COVID-19 shutdown. With our PVD facility reopened and OWD soon to follow, our staff is busy teaching and flying,...