Windells Aviation Program

Windells Academy Aviation Program

Windells Academy, the premier, year-round action sports academy for snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, and now aviation launches an aviation program for high school students in collaboration with Hillsboro Aero Academy.

Windells Academy and Hillsboro Aero Academy have partnered to create the nation’s first high school boarding school program in which students can earn their professional pilot certifications while at the same time working toward their high school diploma. Students enrolling in the Windells Academy Aviation Program will have the potential to earn their licenses and ratings to become professional airplane or helicopter pilots and obtain an Associate of Applied Science degree in Aviation Science through HAA’s unique partnership with Portland Community College.

The Aviation Program will kick off with the Aviation Discovery Program, a seven-week course providing students with an introduction to multiple areas of aviation, starting June 17, 2018 and eventually evolving into a full program starting in September 2018.

The Windells Academy Aviation Program is open to both international and domestic students between 14-18 years old. The program will offer students the potential to enter a career that is forecasted to grow exponentially for the next 20 years.

Tailored Programs

Windells Academy offers educational and athletic training options that span the entire year. With the choice of three full semesters as well as shortened summer programs, Windells Academy can tailor a program to meet the needs of your student so they can achieve their goals.

2017-2018 School Year
Aviation Discovery Program:  June 18- August 3

2018-2019 School Year
Fall Term:  September 4-December 20
Winter/Spring Term:  January 7-April 19
Summer Term:  April 29-August 2
Aviation Discovery Program:  June 17-August 2


For further information or to arrange a visit, contact:

Dan Tattersfield, Windells Academy Admissions Director
Telephone: 503.622.8931

Hillsboro Aero Academy Admissions Department
Telephone: 503.726.3000