Financing still available for training

Leading Edge Aviation, a Bend, Ore.-based helicopter company, reports it has maintained its ability to get private student loans even in these tough credit market.

The company’s helicopter program offers flight training. It also is affiliated with Central Oregon Community College, which gives students additional options for financing, according to company officials.

Veterans also have options to use benefits from GI bill and Vocational Rehabilitation program since LEA is an approved school for these programs, officials add.

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R44 air conditioning available

Leading Edge Aviation, a Bend, Oregon-based helicopter company, now offers Robinson R44 RavenLeadingEdgeAviation R44 Air Conditioning II owners the option to add factory air conditioning to their helicopters.

The upgrade can be completed on all R44 Raven II’s after S/N 106 06 for $18,500, the same price Robinson charges on new aircraft.

Leading Edge officials promise the company can complete installation in less than two weeks.

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