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Flight Training Information Seminars

Flight Training Information Seminars

Posted: March 10, 2014
Prize Drawing Winners

Prize Drawing Winners

Posted: February 24, 2014
Hillsboro Aviation Holiday Food Drive

Hillsboro Aviation Holiday Food Drive

Posted: December 10, 2013
Airport Vital to Region's Economy

Airport Vital to Region's Economy

Posted: March 15, 2013
Handling Helicopters For Hillsboro

Handling Helicopters For Hillsboro

Posted: February 1, 2013
Hillsboro Aviation Moves to Prineville

Hillsboro Aviation Moves to Prineville

Posted: February 1, 2013
Evolution of Rotary Wing Flight

Evolution of Rotary Wing Flight

Posted: October 2, 2012
Safety First

Safety First

Posted: November 5, 2010
Hillsboro Aviation to Attend ALEA

Hillsboro Aviation to Attend ALEA

Posted: June 23, 2010
Pilot Career Seminar

Pilot Career Seminar

Posted: April 5, 2010
Aviation Career Day

Aviation Career Day

Posted: January 17, 2010
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Evolution of Rotary Wing Flight

The history of rotary wing flight is a long and interesting one dating all the way back to 400 B.C. Around this time, the Chinese began making tops with feathers at the end of a stick that they would spin rapidly and then release to fly. Later, several other inventors and physicists would become involved with the "vertical flight machine" project.

Today, the military continues to be the largest purchaser of helicopters, but certain manufacturers produce a number of smaller training helicopters aimed at the general aviation market. There are also a number of helicopter flight schools that offer training to those wanting to learn to fly as a career or for recreation. To learn more about flight school or helicopter products, feel free to check out the rest of our Web site.

Evolution of Rotary Wing Flight

 

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