What We Do
Hillsboro Aviation has offered complete helicopter and airplane services since 1980. Serving domestic and international markets in government, commercial, and private sectors, our 85+ employees and 13 turbine aircraft are dedicated to meeting all your aviation needs. We operate out of our award-winning headquarters at the Portland-Hillsboro Airport (KHIO).
Contract & Charter
Our contract & charter division specializes in utility, executive charter, tours and excursions, and unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Our utility focus includes natural resources, aerial survey, firefighting, construction, film/photo/news, and heli-skiing. We have flown over 1.2 million hours and conducted missions ranging from firefighting to oil exploration and LiDAR to agriculture. Our executive charter and tours/excursions services offer an unparalleled customer experience and our UAS services are on the cutting-edge of the emerging market.
Aircraft Sales & Management
We provide expert aircraft sales and management services to a global audience. With over 1,000 aircraft sold, we specialize in new and used helicopter and airplane sales, with additional brokerage, acquisition, leasing, maintenance, and pilot services. We are a US commercial consultant for Airbus, a dealer for the Robinson Helicopter Company, and specialize in the sale of pre-owned aircraft.
As an FAA Certified 145 Repair Station, Hillsboro Aviation supports comprehensive maintenance and avionics needs. From privately owned airplanes and helicopters to corporate fleet management, we serve private, commercial, and government interests. Our full-service location supports avionics, unscheduled and scheduled services, heavy maintenance, and AOG emergencies. Our factory-trained mechanics and avionics technicians boast an average of over 20 years of experience.
Our award-winning FBO represents Avfuel and offers luxury services and amenities including hangar space, aircraft detailing, exercise facilities, and a state-of-the-art lobby.
In support of remote and complex operations around the world, we offer extensive aircraft parts inventory, dedicated shipping services to ensure rapid AOG response 24/7/365, and support aircraft to facilitate timely delivery of parts. We also maintain relationships with over 55 manufacturers, vendors, and suppliers.