WE ARE OPEN, Accepting students, and ready to safely fly with you!

Whether you’re new to aviation or your career as a pilot is well-established, Leading Edge provides career development support and services to help you reach your aviation goals.

Our structured training is designed to give you a competitive advantage when launching or advancing your aviation career.


SkyWest Pilot Pathway Program

We are a proud partner of the SkyWest Pilot Pathway Program, which provides a direct path for exceptional pilots to join SkyWest. You’ll benefit from enhanced seniority, guaranteed interviews, access to pilot mentors, and more






Sundance Skypath Program

In partnership with Sundance Helicopters, the SkyPath Program rigorously vets students during flight training and fast-tracks their career. Leading Edge Aviation is Sundance’s flagship training academy because of our thorough curriculum, consistent safety practices, and excellent graduate reputation. Upon training completion, Sundance assists placement of new pilots via industry-wide operations and connections.










Job Placement Programs

LEA graduates are recognized industry-wide for their talent and skill. LEA works with you and our industry partners to provide job placement opportunities well-matched to your interests and ability










Resume Assistance

We know what aviation employers are looking for in their new pilots. LEA provides our graduates with resume writing assistance, so you can showcase your education and skills

Horizon Program

Central Oregon Community College (COCC), in partnership with Horizon Air, offers eligible students $7,500 toward flight training. With the goal of encouraging students to invest in their community, students become eligible for the grant when they agree to stay and teach as a certified flight instructor for a COCC-approved FAA Part 141 school, like Leading Edge Aviation