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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.






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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.




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.

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