Hillsboro Aviation

Hillsboro Aviation Achieves AS9110 Certification

Hillsboro Aviation Achieves AS9110 Certification

12-Jan-2022Source: Hillsboro Aviation

We’re honored to announce that we have achieved ISO9001 and AS9110 certification. This significant achievement places our company in an elite group of global aviation maintenance repair and overhaul facilities operating quality management systems that exceed Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) requirements. AS9110 is the international standard for aviation quality... Read more

CAMP Systems and Hillsboro Establish Partnership

CAMP Systems and Hillsboro Establish Partnership

18-Mar-2019Source: Hillsboro Aviation

CAMP Systems International, Inc. is pleased to announce it has entered a partnership with Hillsboro Aviation through which CAMP is now the exclusive provider of maintenance tracking services for the Hillsboro fleet and the customers who use Hillsboro as their maintenance facility. “CAMP is excited and honored to partner with Hillsboro, and to provide services... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation named commercial sales agent for Airbus Helicopters

Hillsboro Aviation named commercial sales agent for Airbus Helicopters

2-Mar-2016Source: Airbus Helicopters

Hillsboro Aviation Inc. will become the Airbus Helicopters exclusive commercial aircraft sales agent for the Pacific Northwest and Alaska under an agreement announced Tuesday by officials of Airbus Helicopters Inc. The exclusive sales agent agreement is the first authorized by Airbus Helicopters Inc. in the company’s 47-year history. Based in Hillsboro, Ore. since 1980, Hillsboro... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation Breaks Ground on Corporate HQ

Hillsboro Aviation Breaks Ground on Corporate HQ

18-Aug-2015Source: Hillsboro

Hillsboro Aviation is excited to announce it has broken ground on its new corporate headquarters with an executive office and hangar complex in Hillsboro, Oregon. With completion expected in 2016, the building, which is the second phase of the company’s long-term 425,000 square foot development project, will accommodate its growing business sectors. “I am thrilled... Read more

Hillsboro starts tour operations in Arizona

Hillsboro starts tour operations in Arizona

13-Jul-2015Source: Hillsboro Aviation

Hillsboro Aviation is excited to announce the launch of a helicopter tour operation in Sedona, Arizona. The operation, called Hillsboro Aviation – Sedona, offers helicopter tours over Sedona’s most famous landmarks and is one of the only tour operators to partner with the Forest Service to provide employee training on the geological, biological and archaeological... Read more

HAI Board of Directors Update

HAI Board of Directors Update

28-Apr-2015Source: HAI

On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, HAI regular members attending the association’s annual general membership meeting elected three members to the Board of Directors. The board provides oversight of and direction for HAI’s work on behalf of members. Its seats are apportioned in relation to the percentage of each type of member represented in the HAI... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation takes delivery of AS350B3e and has options for five more

Hillsboro Aviation takes delivery of AS350B3e and has options for five more

3-Mar-2015Source: Airbus

Hillsboro Aviation Inc., a leading provider of helicopter and airplane services and charter operations in the Pacific Northwest, has purchased its first new Airbus Helicopters aircraft and has signed an option agreement with Airbus Helicopters Inc. enabling it to purchase up to five more. Hillsboro has already taken delivery of its first aircraft, an industry... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation to expand with first structure on Hillsboro Airport’s north side

Hillsboro Aviation to expand with first structure on Hillsboro Airport’s north side

17-Oct-2014Source: Oregonlive

A major user of the Hillsboro Airport is planning to expand and will become the first to take residence in the airport’s north side. See Full Story... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation designated a 2015 Military Friendly School

Hillsboro Aviation designated a 2015 Military Friendly School

2-Oct-2014Source: Hillsboro Aviation

Hillsboro Aviation announced today that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media. Now in its sixth year, the Military Friendly® Schools designation and list by Victory Media is a trusted resource for post-military success. Military Friendly® provides service members transparent, data-driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities. The Military... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation announces new financing options for flight training

Hillsboro Aviation announces new financing options for flight training

26-Mar-2014Source: Hillsboro Aviation

Hillsboro Aviation, one of the largest combined airplane and helicopter flight training schools in the United States, has numerous financing options for flight training available, including a new loan program that offers up to full program financing. Loan programs are not the only available program financing options. Hillsboro Aviation is also approved by the U.S.... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation receives IS-BAO accreditation

Hillsboro Aviation receives IS-BAO accreditation

27-Feb-2014

In existence since 2002, the IS-BAO program, developed by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC), is an internationally-recognized set of safety standards for business aviation. Last week, Hillsboro Aviation joined an elite group of operators by achieving Stage 1 IS-BAO accreditation. With 700 registrants in 35 countries, the IS-BAO program is recognized as the industry... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation orders 10 Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Helicopters

Hillsboro Aviation orders 10 Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Helicopters

27-Feb-2014Source: Hillsboro Aviation

Hillsboro Aviation has been a fixture in the aviation industry for 34 years. Founded in 1980, Hillsboro Aviation has evolved into an internationally-recognized leader in aircraft sales and service, contract and charter operations and flight training. Hillsboro Aviation’s President Max Lyons is proud to be on the Executive Board of Directors of Helicopter Association International.... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation appoints Director of Business Development

Hillsboro Aviation appoints Director of Business Development

4-Dec-2013Source: Hillsboro Aviation

Hillsboro Aviation is pleased to announce that John Doman, former vice president of worldwide propeller aircraft sales for the Cessna Aircraft Company, will be joining its management team. Doman’s new position is director of business development for Hillsboro Aviation’s sales and service division. This division includes new and used aircraft sales, maintenance and avionics services,... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation brings Bell 407GX to Pacific Northwest

Hillsboro Aviation brings Bell 407GX to Pacific Northwest

20-Aug-2013Source: Hillsboro Aviation

Hillsboro Aviation is hosting an Aircraft Showcase next week featuring some of the leading names in aviation, including Bell Helicopter, Cessna and Garmin. The new Cessna 240 TTx and Cessna Caravan EX as well as Bell Helicopter’s 407 GX featuring the first FAA-certified Garmin G1000H integrated avionics installation in a helicopter will be on display... Read more

24-Jun-13 N603HH Robinson R22 Hillsboro, US-Oregon

24-Jun-13 N603HH Robinson R22 Hillsboro, US-Oregon

24-Jun-2013

Force landed in field... Read more

15-Nov-12 N2356T Robinson R22B Portland, US-Oregon

15-Nov-12 N2356T Robinson R22B Portland, US-Oregon

15-Nov-2012

Emergency landing on sports field.  No damage.  Out by road to maintenance facility... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation awarded Military Friendly Schools Title

Hillsboro Aviation awarded Military Friendly Schools Title

24-Oct-2012Source: Hillsboro Aviation

Hillsboro Aviation was named to Victory Media’s coveted Military Friendly Schools® list. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. “Inclusion on... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation hires Director of Sales and Services

Hillsboro Aviation hires Director of Sales and Services

13-Sep-2012Source: Hillsboro Aviation

Hillsboro Aviation is pleased to announce the addition of Giancarlo Newsome to its senior management team. Giancarlo has taken on the role of Director of Sales and Services overseeing Hillsboro Aviation’s airplane and helicopter sales, customer maintenance, avionics, parts sales and FBO service departments. As the head of Hillsboro Aviation’s sales and services division, Giancarlo... Read more

13-May-12 N61482 Schweizer 300CBi Hillsboro, US-Oregon

13-May-12 N61482 Schweizer 300CBi Hillsboro, US-Oregon

13-May-2012

Tail rotor strike on take-off... Read more

Doug Doty scholarship recipient announced

Doug Doty scholarship recipient announced

24-Feb-2012Source: Doug Doty Foundation

The Doug Doty Vertical Flight Foundation and Hillsboro Aviation are pleased to announce this years recipient of the Doug Doty Memorial Scholarship for Turbine Transition, Mr. Cordell Walker. The Doug Doty Vertical Flight Foundation teamed up with Hillsboro Aviation to offer the non-profit foundation’s first Bell 206B3 JetRanger Scholarship. The purpose of this scholarship is... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation buys new Bell 407GX

Hillsboro Aviation buys new Bell 407GX

22-Feb-2012Source: Hillsboro Aviation

At the opening of HELI-EXPO, Hillsboro Aviation, the only Bell Independent Representative in the United States, placed an order for a new 2012 Bell 407GX for sale to a prospective customer in the western U.S. “The popularity of the 407 within our sales territory has gained tremendous momentum since the introduction of the GX last... Read more

15-Feb-12 N407HL Bell 407 Jackson, US-Wyoming (1F)

15-Feb-12 N407HL Bell 407 Jackson, US-Wyoming (1F)

15-Feb-2012

SAR mission, very heavy landing... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation makes purchase to grow Bell service

Hillsboro Aviation makes purchase to grow Bell service

12-Feb-2012Source: Hillsboro Aviation

To expand its parts sales capabilities and its support of Bell medium helicopters, Hillsboro Aviation has purchased the tooling and equipment of the Heli-Trade Corporation and is offering for sale its complete line of parts, Bell 205 fuselages and STCs. Founded in 1957, Heli-Trade Corporation has been the worldwide industry leader in maximizing safety and... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation joins TOPS

Hillsboro Aviation joins TOPS

24-Oct-2011Source: TOPS

Hillsboro Aviation’s Mt. St. Helens tour operation was unanimously elected to join the helicopter Tour Operators Program of Safety (TOPS) by the TOPS Board at their meeting Oct. 14 in San Diego. “We’re thrilled to welcome Hillsboro to TOPS and commend their commitment to helicopter tour operation safety,” said TOPS Chair Tim Cudney. “Choosing to... Read more

Doug Doty Memorial Scholarship now accepting applications

Doug Doty Memorial Scholarship now accepting applications

29-Sep-2011Source: Doug Doty Foundation

Hillsboro Aviation and The Doug Doty Vertical Flight Foundation has teamed up to offer the non-profit foundation’s first Bell 206B3 JetRanger Scholarship. The purpose of this scholarship is to help helicopter pilots advance to the next level in their training and make positive contributions to the aviation industry. The scholarship includes enrollment in Hillsboro Aviation’s... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation launches online shop

Hillsboro Aviation launches online shop

2-Aug-2011Source: Hillsboro Aviation

Hillsboro Aviation is pleased to announce the launch of its new online store,shopaviation.com, featuring aviation products and services ranging from avionics systems toexperimental aircraft products to custom installations. Shopaviation.com is a one-stop aviation supplier offering diverse product lines, exceptional product and customer support and competitive pricing. Shopaviation.com sells items from the leading manufacturers, some of which are... Read more

Doug Doty Vertical Flight Foundation partners with Hillsboro Aviation

Doug Doty Vertical Flight Foundation partners with Hillsboro Aviation

29-Jun-2011Source: Doug Doty Vertical Flight Foundation

Hillsboro Aviation and the Doug Doty Vertical Flight Foundation are teaming up to offer the non-profit foundation’s first Bell 206B3 JetRanger Scholarship. The purpose of this scholarship is to help helicopter pilots advance to the next level in their training and make positive contributions to the aviation industry. The scholarship includes enrollment in Hillsboro Aviation’s... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation prepared to support general aviation growth in China

Hillsboro Aviation prepared to support general aviation growth in China

7-Mar-2011Source: Hillsboro Aviation

More than 30 trips to Asia in the last 30 years have given Hillsboro Aviation’s President and CEO Max Lyons a unique perspective on the culture, markets and opportunities in this region, specifically in China. “During the late 1980s as I was beginning my career at Hillsboro Aviation, I was responsible for the Asian helicopter... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation sponsors 2010 Bell Helicopter M&O conference

Hillsboro Aviation sponsors 2010 Bell Helicopter M&O conference

20-Oct-2010Source: Hillsboro Aviation

Hillsboro Aviation is pleased to co-sponsor Bell Helicopter’s upcoming Maintainers & Operators (M&O) Conference in Sacramento, California for all light, intermediate and medium series helicopter operators and maintainers. The conference, which takes place October 25 and 26 at the Sacramento Holiday Inn, provides an opportunity for all owners, operators, maintenance personnel and pilots to interact... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation offers onsite avionics installations

Hillsboro Aviation offers onsite avionics installations

13-Sep-2010Source: Hillsboro Aviation

Hillsboro Aviation, a leading provider of helicopter avionics services, is pleased to announce the availability of custom on-site installations for owners and operators of Bell helicopters. Hillsboro Aviation can save customers travel time, fuel expense and associated ferry costs by traveling to the customer’s facility and performing the installation and required documentation. Custom upgrades can... Read more

FAA Proposes $580,000 Civil Penalty Against Hillsboro Aviation

FAA Proposes $580,000 Civil Penalty Against Hillsboro Aviation

16-Aug-2010Source: FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $580,000 civil penalty against Hillsboro Aviation, Inc., of Hillsboro, Ore., for allegedly performing improper repairs, deliberately falsifying maintenance records and operating a helicopter in a reckless manner. The FAA alleges that Hillsboro mechanics used incorrect parts and an unqualified individual to make repairs to a Bell 206 Jet Ranger helicopter. The FAA... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation using Alpha Eagle helmets

Hillsboro Aviation using Alpha Eagle helmets

13-Aug-2010Source: Xtreme ALSE

Xtreme ALSE has provided Hillsboro Aviation with six Alpha Eagle flight helmets, one of the most state of the art flight helmets on the market. Hillsboro Aviation’s pilots and instructors will use these helmets throughout the entire external load training course. The helmets help to increase the level of safety and comfort during training and... Read more

Alan Dahm to Retire from Hillsboro Aviation After 53 Years in the Aviation Parts Industry

Alan Dahm to Retire from Hillsboro Aviation After 53 Years in the Aviation Parts Industry

25-Jun-2010Source: Hillsboro Aviation

Hillsboro Aviation would like to congratulate Alan Dahm on his upcoming retirement after nearly 53 years of employment as an aviation parts professional. When Alan’s last day of work arrives on June 30, 2010, he will be ending an amazing aviation career that began in the parts department at Flightcraft, Inc. in Portland in 1957.... Read more

Hillsboro Aviation completing LongRanger 4 for Astrum Helicopters

Hillsboro Aviation completing LongRanger 4 for Astrum Helicopters

21-Jun-2010Source: Astrum Helicopters

Astrum Helicopters announced today the delivery of its new Bell 206 Long Ranger L4 helicopter. The helicopter was delivered from Bell Helicopter and is undergoing an 8 week completion at Hillsboro Aviation located in Hillsboro, Oregon. The new Bell 206 Long Ranger L4 will have a corporate 6 passenger configuration, sliding door, cargo hook, litter... Read more

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