Abhi is a Pilot!

Abhi is a Pilot!

If there's one thing that Abhi excels at, it's setting a goal and sticking to a timeline! Balancing a busy life between flight lessons, studying for school, as well as ROTC duties, he made the commitment to finish his PPL training before leaving for Med School, and we...

Mike is a Pilot!

Mike is a Pilot!

Some view getting their pilot license as an end goal. It is certainly a remarkable achievement but it is really a new beginning. Once you’re a pilot you will always be a pilot (licenses don’t expire!) and you’ll never quite see the world the same way. Welcome, Mike,...

David is a Pilot!

David is a Pilot!

David is now officially America's newest Private Pilot. From his first flight with CFI Mike Descoteaux in the pre-Covid times, David has been a hard-working, insightful and contagiously enthusiastic student. The joy David exudes when he's in an airplane, near an...

Yichao is a Commercial Pilot!

Yichao is a Commercial Pilot!

Yichao is really smart and works with stuff that we don’t understand. Particles are involved? Science? Either way, he is a smart dude so it was of no surprise that he was able to pass his Commercial Pilot checkride on time and on schedule before relocating to further...

Igor Solos!

Igor Solos!

Igor comes to us by way of Russia. He's a hard worker and a fast learner who has a passion for flying (and the skills to back it up!) Igor's well on his way to living the adventurous life of a private pilot. With his enthusiasm for exploring new airports, his...

Getting Back in the Saddle

Getting Back in the Saddle

At least once per week, if not every day, someone will contact our school and tell us a story. That story sounds like this: “I flew when I was younger. I loved it. But, life happens. I had kids. Had to save for college. Work got busy. And so it has been 20 years or so...

Fly, Jito! Fly

Fly, Jito! Fly

Jito has a goal. In his words, he wants to be a “forever flight student at Horizon Aviation.” So do we. Any Horizon Aviation Norwood customer probably recognizes Jito. He is there most days with either a parent or a caregiver. He knows every instructor by a nickname;...

Scott Solos!

Scott Solos!

No one gets better at flying by avoiding things that are challenging. If every flight were easy, we would all be pretty mediocre aviators. This understanding is innate in Scott. Every time he finds a challenge, he goes all in and faces it head on. If a lesson is...

Joy Solos!

Joy Solos!

Joy is on a mission. She is working to complete her Private Pilot training before heading to the US Naval Academy in Annapolis later this year. She reached a huge milestone this week with the completion of her first solo flight! Congrats, Joy!!! Keep going!!

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...