Mike Scheel

Helicopter Program Manager

Mike first joined Hillsboro Aviation in 2003 as a rotor wing flight training student. He’s held positions as fuel truck driver, ground crewman, and contract and charter pilot. Mike holds both helicopter and airplane licenses and has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Washington State University. With over 15 years in the industry, Mike has extensive experience in the utility, construction, and aerial firefighting operations. After a detour in the foundation industry, Mike rejoined the Hillsboro Aviation team as helicopter program manager in 2018, responsible for the company’s non-aerial firefighting helicopter operations.

Mike spends his free time cycling, climbing, and enjoying the outdoors.