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about

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For more than two decades, Leading Edge Aviation has served Central Oregon's aviation community and the western United States with impeccable customer service.

When you are in search of aviation expertise, look no further than Leading Edge Aviation in Bend, Oregon. Our wide range of services include airplane and helicopter flight training, avionics installation and servicing, new and used helicopter sales, 2 full Service FBO’s, aircraft maintenance, charters and commercial helicopter operations.

For us, business is personal. Supporting our customers and our employees creates a focused environment in which we strive for excellence on an everyday basis. Integrity in all we do is our core value and we refuse to compromise on the service we deliver or the safety of our customers.

 

services

WHAT WE DO BEST

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FLIGHT ACADEMY

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fbo services

Jet Center and Flight School
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maintenance

robinson overhaul, avionics
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tours/charters

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story

years of tradition,
innovation,
relationships.

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The beginning

Founded in 1989, Leading Edge Aviation has successfully led Central Oregon’s aviation industry in flight instruction, charter operations, commercial operations, maintenance, avionics and aircraft sales.

All of our executives are dual-rated pilots, with over 100 years of combined experience in the aviation industry. Leading Edge Aviation is a flight school, service facility, and commercial operation founded by pilots for pilots and our mission has always been to provide the best customer service experience in the aviation industry.

 

 

trust

Leading the Field in Aviation Education and Services

[ since 1989 ]

Flight Training Program

Our FAA approved training curriculum offers both Part 61 and Part 141 training. We offer programs through Central Oregon Community College and Salt Lake Community College for students pursuing a degree in Aviation Science.

Enhanced Maintenance Services

Along with our avionics repair station, an FAA-approved maintenance repair certificate has been added, giving our clients a “full service” option. A large portion of this department’s responsibilities is overseeing the Robinson Helicopter Overhaul program.

Aircraft Sales

Leading Edge Aviation is Central Oregon’s authorized dealer for Robinson Helicopter. We also help clients buy and sell aircraft.

Charters and Commercial Operations

We fly Bell 206 Jetrangers and Longrangers — providing clients with on-demand charter, photography, sightseeing, fire fighting, search and rescue, heli-skiing, utility, and agricultural operations.

aviation news

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10/01

Leading Edge Aviation Acquires Professional Air

BEND, Oregon — Leading Edge Aviation has acquired Professional Air, parent company of Pro Air...

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28/02

Relocating for Flight School: $500 Offer!

Following your dreams often requires taking big steps in a new direction. When it comes to pursuing...

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10/01

Top Technology: Flight School is First in US to Operate Level 5 Simulator

Bend, Oregon, January 9, 2017 — In partnership with Central Oregon Community College (COCC),...

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06/12

Life After Flight School

It’s one of the most common questions we get asked from students looking into the flight training...

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06/12

How to Pay for Flight School

It’s no secret that getting certified to fly is not a cheap endeavor. When initially hearing the...

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