Get Comfortable in the Air With Flight Instruction in Bend, Oregon

The dream of soaring through the skies has captivated people for centuries. That dream is our student’s reality with flight instruction in Bend, Oregon. Leading Edge Flight Academy (LEFA), in partnership with Central Oregon Community College (COCC), offers a comprehensive flight training program designed to help you experience the thrill of flight and achieve the… Continue reading Get Comfortable in the Air With Flight Instruction in Bend, Oregon

Get the Lowdown on Using Your G.I. Bill® for Helicopter School

Harnessing the benefits of your G.I. Bill® for helicopter school is a fantastic way to maximize the entitlements of your military service and pursue an exhilarating career in aviation. At Leading Edge Flight Academy, we provide our students with thorough guidance on the different paths available, ensuring they are well-equipped to make a decision that… Continue reading Get the Lowdown on Using Your G.I. Bill® for Helicopter School

History of LEFA in Bend: Experts in Flight Instruction Since 2005

Since its inception in 2005, Leading Edge Flight Academy (LEFA) in Bend, OR, has consistently raised the standards in the aviation industry. Built on a robust history of commercial helicopter operations, our flight instruction provides a unique perspective that sets us apart from other flight schools. As we look back on our roots, we are… Continue reading History of LEFA in Bend: Experts in Flight Instruction Since 2005

Our Helicopter Flight Lessons in Bend Train Tomorrow’s Pilots

Helicopter pilots are in high demand across industries. That’s partly due to the increase in industries seeking to employ them (utility and gas, medical, firefighting) colliding with a known shortage created by retirement, the cost of flight training, and shifting regulatory requirements. Leading Edge Flight Academy wants to change that. We started as a helicopter… Continue reading Our Helicopter Flight Lessons in Bend Train Tomorrow’s Pilots

Strap Into the Cockpit for Our Mountain Flying Course

Mountain flying is an incredible skill set for any helicopter pilot. Learning how to land on narrow or sloping runways, navigate in dense altitudes, and handle abrupt changes in weather means being equipped for anything the elements present. While other schools offer a mountain flying operations course, Bend has an unforgettable setting. The High Cascades’… Continue reading Strap Into the Cockpit for Our Mountain Flying Course