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Pilots HQ Supporting Charities and Non-Profits that Promote Aviation

Posted by Carl Helka on

Aviation is our Passion Since the creation of Pilots HQ, aviation has been our passion. I started in Aviation at the age of 19, when I worked for a flight school and corporate jet operation as a janitor.   Although I did not choose the path of becoming a pilot, I have dedicated my career to supporting aircraft operation, ultimately working my way up through the business serving as the Director of Purchasing for that corporate flight department for almost 20 years. Then in late 2009, I started my own company. Promoting Aviation Since we started in business, we have always...

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3 Ways to Monetize Supplies at Your Flight School or FBO

Posted by Carl Helka on

Since the growing popularity of e-commerce, it has become more and more difficult for find products or local pilot shops carrying required material for flight training or aircraft operation. As an intricate part of the Aviation community as both a retailer and distributor,  Pilots HQ is dedicated to the continued growth of the industry.  Which is why Pilots HQ is offering a variety of way we can help support our crucial flight schools and flight operations.    1.  Traditional (Buy/Sell) Pilot Shop Pilots HQ is pleased to announce the expansion of wholesale B2B capabilities, with extra discounts, contract pricing and...

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Pilots HQ's Virtual Pilot Shop

Posted by Carl Helka on

The History Digital Disruption It is clear that the introduction of new technologies and easy access to the internet has changed our way of life today. From how we interact with each other to how we shop, everything has become, in many cases, more competitive and efficient.   I recognized this trend early in my career as a professional buyer when my paper rolodex transformed into online searches for many day-to-day business requirements such as office and facility supplies. Surprisingly, however, there were limited online vendors for items specific to the Aviation industry. Even today, many professional aviation buyers rely on...

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Pilots HQ Expanding B2B Capibilities

Posted by Carl Helka on

Pilots HQ is incorporating new software that further enables B2B transactions with : Special Contract Pricing Online Ordering and Tracking Scheduled Orders Purchase order Processing Net Terms and More     Whether you are purchasing products wholesale for resale or purchasing for a business or flight department, Pilots HQ is solving your purchasing needs.  Our success in driving retail sales has enabled the volume required to obtain master distributor agreements with many different manufacturers. We are transforming Pilots HQ from a retail storefront into a source for wholesale and B2B transactions.  See our Wholesale Line Card Here. New software now...

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Pilots HQ & GoBioMed Partnership Expands to a New Warehouse Dedicated to Gloves

Posted by Carl Helka on

February 17, 2021 With the high demand for PPE caused by the pandemic and the raw material shortages for manufacturing nitrile gloves, we know the difficulty our customers have been experiencing finding gloves at a reasonable rate. However, after months of planning, hours of negotiations, and countless delays, the first container load of disposable nitrile gloves arrived today.   Pilots HQ in partnership with GoBioMed Inc. has expanded warehouse operations, adding another warehouse to the current five warehouse operations designated explicitly to distribute disposable nitrile gloves. A special thanks to Chad Parr for identifying and exploring the opportunity to distribute the...

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