Ty Solos!

Ty Solos!

Tyrese walked into our office one day and asked what he needed to do to become a professional pilot. This is a common occurrence for us, but what is uncommon is how committed Ty became to his goal. He made aviation his life. He got a job working at the airport. He...

Ben Solos!

Ben Solos!

If you couldn't tell by the smile, Ben just flew an airplane BY HIMSELF for the first time. It really does feel that great. Welcome to flying, Ben. Congratulations.

The Friday 5: Airliners We Wish Could Come Back

The Friday 5: Airliners We Wish Could Come Back

We close each of our monthly newsletters with a list of 5 random aviation tidbits. You can sign up for our newsletter here. This month we’re looking at 5 airliners we wish could come back: The Concorde: It was shaped like a needle. It had four afterburning jet...

Complex Advanced Training Aircraft Are On The Way

Complex Advanced Training Aircraft Are On The Way

Horizon pilots will soon have two additional choices of aircraft to fly. Our Cessna 172RG and Piper Arrow will be returned to our fleet after undergoing significant avionics upgrades. In the coming weeks they will be transformed into modern, sophisticated and...

EAA Airventure 2020 Moving Online

EAA Airventure 2020 Moving Online

EAA Airventure is the world’s largest aviation celebration. Every summer thousands descend upon Oshkosh, WI for a week of seminars, presentations, shopping and to share in the spectacle of seeing 10,000 airplanes of every shape, make, size, and vintage in one spot....

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...