Sean is IFR Rated!

Sean is IFR Rated!

This is not a picture of Sean coming back smiling after passing his Instrument checkride. Nope. This is a photo the day after Sean passed his Instrument checkride. Some people might go for a celebratory joy flight. Maybe go fly around without the IFR hood on for a...

New Year, New Talent

New Year, New Talent

The new year brings two new faces to the Horizon Aviation instructor team. Luis and Kyle bring significant amounts of experience, professionalism and enthusiasm to our PVD and OWD teams. Kyle Groteleuschen is no stranger to working in an environment where process,...

Former CFI Juan Barco Returns to PVD in an E175

Former CFI Juan Barco Returns to PVD in an E175

A wise man (and a close friend of Horizon) once said that “progress is never a straight line. You can’t be afraid to make a zig and a zag.” For former Horizon CFI Juan Barco, the process of becoming an airline pilot was full of zigs and zags. But last week, when he...

From Tower to Teacher

From Tower to Teacher

Brian Dubois may profess to having one of the most rare set of credentials in aviation. He has close to twenty years experience guiding and directing traffic at one of the world’s largest airports. He also has hundreds of hours of dual given as a certificated flight...

Tony Solos!

Tony Solos!

Tony’s first solo. A haiku. High above the crowds Tony flew the plane alone A dream turned to truth. Congrats, Tony. Well deserved and well earned. 

2021 Winter Flying Tips

2021 Winter Flying Tips

Do you warm up your car before driving in the winter? Do you give yourself extra time to make the drive to work and back when it is snowing outside? Might you even stay home if the roads are too bad? With winter comes special considerations to driving your car and...

Tim is an IFR Pilot!

Tim is an IFR Pilot!

Tim Johnson passed his Instrument Rating checkride Monday! He has worked extremely hard at obtaining this rating and has come a long way. Alongside working long hours as a ramp agent at KBED, he challenged himself inside and outside the plane to become a better pilot...

Buzz Solos!

Buzz Solos!

To infinity and beyond!! Mike “Buzz” blasted into the pattern by himself last week and is rocketing towards his cross country work and ultimately his private pilot certification. We couldn’t be happier for you, Buzz!

Carolina is a Pilot!

Carolina is a Pilot!

SHE DID IT SHE DID IT SHE DID IT SHE DID IT SHE DID IT SHE DID IT SHE DID IT SHE DID IT SHE DID IT!!!!!!! Carolina is a Pilot! She rocked her checkride like a pro and we’re all prouder than ever!

Flying The Hudson

Flying The Hudson

Labeling something a “bucket list” item means that it has to have certain qualities. It is aspirational of course, but it should also be unique, require more than a minimum effort, and be the type of thing that makes a lasting imprint on your being. For our own Julian...