Aquiles is IFR Rated!

Aquiles is IFR Rated!

Blue sky? Aquiles doesn't need blue sky. He is now an Instrument Rated pilot and is cleared to fly into the clouds! Well done, Aquiles! This is our second IFR license THIS WEEK....and the week isn't over yet

Jennie is IFR Rated

Jennie is IFR Rated

Jennie received her certification as an Instrument Rated pilot this week. We celebrate all of our student’s successes, but this one is a little special. Jennie flew with us for her Private Pilot certification a little while ago and jumped right into her IFR training....

Paul is a CFI!

Paul is a CFI!

Paul came to Horizon to train for his Flight Instructor certificate in early February. He completed most of his training right as COVID shut everything down. But, when you've worked hard through your Private, Instrument, Commercial, and your CFI training, you don't...

Dan is a Commercial Pilot

Dan is a Commercial Pilot

You might remember Dan from previous hits like "Dan is an IFR pilot" and "Dan flew to Oklahoma!" Well, in the latest installment, Dan is now a commercial pilot! We couldn't be happier for him and are looking forward to the next chapter in his flying story. Well done!

Chris is a Pilot!

Chris is a Pilot!

Chris became the latest Horizon student to complete his training and become a certificated Private Pilot! The kicker? He is still in high school! Unbelievable! Congratulations, Chris! After his check ride, he sent us a note which we have to share. We love enabling...

Walker is a Commercial Pilot!

Walker is a Commercial Pilot!

Walker started training with Horizon back in March, and unfortunately was only training a few weeks before the COVID shutdown. He didn't let that distract or discourage him, however, and took advantage of the downtime to study and take the knowledge exam.  Fast...

The Friday 5: Civilian Airplanes that Served in the Military

The Friday 5: Civilian Airplanes that Served in the Military

This month’s Friday 5 features aircraft that started off as civilian airplanes but were pressed into military service. From big to small, just about anything that flies has at least been considered by one branch of the service or another. The T-41 Mescalero:  How do...

Tom is a Pilot!

Tom is a Pilot!

Some people get nervous before a checkride. That's understandable considering all the effort and energy they've invested in getting to that point in their flight training. Then there is Tom. Tom is unflappable. He just completed his Private Pilot Checkride and is now...

Three Horizon Alumni Aim High in the USAF

Three Horizon Alumni Aim High in the USAF

Three Horizon Aviation alumni are headed towards careers as pilots in the United States Air Force. We’ve reported on the successes of Jake, Jack, and Rylan and we are happy to provide significant updates for all three. Jake completed his private pilot certificate with...

Nate is a Pilot!

Nate is a Pilot!

Nate landed back at PVD yesterday afternoon as a newly minted Private Pilot. He passed his check ride and has gained a leg up on the competition. Nate is enrolled at the US Naval Academy, which is currently keeping its student body away in the era of COVID. He is...