Hillsboro Aviation is expanding to the Prineville-Crook County Airport to conduct flight school classes in rainy winter weather.
Hillsboro Aviation’s general manager John Hay said they chose the Prineville airport over other Central Oregon facilities because of the welcome they received from local leaders.
Hay also stressed the significance of the drier climate Prineville offers.
“There is rumor out there that you have 300 days of sunshine out there,” he quipped. “And we don’t.”
Read more at The Central Oregonian.