Ascend Pilot Academy
Your pilot training
Ascend Pilot Academy, in partnership with Hillsboro Aero Academy, aims to provide aspiring pilots a simpler, more financially accessible path to becoming a student pilot. Enrolled cadets will be eligible for access to financial aid, and a stipend up to $26,463 upon signing on to work for Horizon Air.
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For aspiring pilots with no experience
Become a cadet with Ascend Pilot Academy and get on your path to a professional pilot career, no previous flying experience needed.
For those with some flight training experience
Accelerate your journey to becoming a professional airplane pilot when you complete your training with Ascend Pilot Academy.
Academy Application Requirements
- Ability to obtain a valid passport allowing unrestricted travel to and from the U.S.
- Valid driver’s license
- Ability to hold a First Class Medical (required at time of application)
- Ability to work a variety of schedules to include nights, weekends, and holidays.
- Ability to communicate in English
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Minimum age of 18
- Authorization to work in the U.S.
Pilot school in Oregon
Ascend Pilot Academy is a full-time flight training program, with locations in both the Portland metro area and Bend area.Want to know more? Contact us today
Why fly with Ascend Pilot Academy?
Available financial aid and
stipends up to $26,463
Flight training with Hillsboro Aero
Academy, including funds for CFII
Ongoing mentorship, guidance, and networking opportunities
The Fastest Path to Your Pilot Career
We know the path to becoming a commercial pilot can seem long and challenging. Ascend Pilot Academy aims to support aspiring pilots through their journey by providing support and easing the cost burden of flight training. Once training is completed and employment at Horizon Air begins, the opportunity to join the Pathways program to be a First Officer at Alaska Airlines is available.Apply Now To Get Started