Get Outside: Leading Edge Flight Academy

Many people move to Central Oregon for the outdoors and spectacular views, and those who have flown above it know what a treat it is to see it from the skies. View Full Article

Screening of Documentary “Cover Me: The Path to Purpose” in Los Angeles Has Moving Impact on Guests

Saturday, September 17th was a special day for guests and members of the Central Oregon Veterans Ranch (COVR) who attended the screening of the new documentary Cover Me, The Path to Purpose. The film is a joint production between Suzanne DeLaurentiis of DeLaurentiis Productions and Central Oregon Veterans Ranch Founder Alison Perry. View Full Article

AMID A PILOT SHORTAGE, CENTRAL OREGON IS TRAINING FUTURE AVIATORS

It’s a gorgeous, unreal day over Madras with the high desert canyons collapsing into the rolling expanses of sage and brittlebush, and Tanner Steele is at the helm of a Cessna 172. The pack of dials and gauges before him blink and spin in a language he has come to learn. There’s the airport ahead.… Continue reading AMID A PILOT SHORTAGE, CENTRAL OREGON IS TRAINING FUTURE AVIATORS

Boeing forecasts need for 2.1 million aviation professionals

Wondering if now is the time to become a pilot? According to Boeing’s Pilot and Technician Outlook 2022 – 2041, the answer is a resounding yes. The commercial aviation industry (minus business aviation and helicopter operations) will need 602,000 new pilots, 610,000 new technicians, and 899,000 new cabin crew personnel globally over the next 20… Continue reading Boeing forecasts need for 2.1 million aviation professionals

Leading Edge Flight Academy Partners with Ravn Alaska To Offer Pilots a More Direct – and More Affordable – Path to the Airlines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | BEND, OR, Aug 1, 2022 — The financial investment required to become a professional pilot is a hurdle for many aspiring pilots. Additionally, the U.S. is facing a national pilot shortage caused by a training and hiring slowdown from the pandemic and a wave of early retirements. To support the long-term… Continue reading Leading Edge Flight Academy Partners with Ravn Alaska To Offer Pilots a More Direct – and More Affordable – Path to the Airlines