BBQ and Campus Highlights August 2012

Check out the recent helicopter flight training student accomplishments at Guidance Aviation as well as our August 2012 BBQ! Guidance Aviation provides high altitude helicopter and fixed wing flight training utilizing the newest aircraft and best equipment available. For more information, go to or

Prescott Airport BBQ, Students and Graduates Recognized, August 24th

Guidance Aviation will be hosting a BBQ and providing helicopter rides on Friday, August 24th to recognize the accomplishments of students and staff members while also congratulating recent graduates of the Yavapai College Professional Helicopter Pilot Program. Join us, grab a pulled pork sandwich and GET YOUR ROTOR ON Friday, August 24th, 4:00pm For more … Continued

Extreme Adventure Course, Heroes to Hired (H2H) Helicopter Jobs

We ran across the Flagstaff Extreme Adventure ( ) and Heroes To Hired (H2H) ( ) sites this week and although they are completely unrelated, we thought to share as they are both very cool. Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course has four large circuits within our Adult courses, each containing a mixture of approximately 10-17 different obstacles. The obstacles range … Continued

DPS Pilot Hunter French of Guidance Aviation Makes Dramatic Long Line Helicopter Rescue off Mountainside

DPS Air Rescue photo courtesy of:DPS Air Rescue Page White Tank Mountains, Arizona – Wednesday, Feb 29, 2012Hunter French, the Designated Pilot Examiner and Chief Pilot for Guidance Aviation and a Department of Public Safety (DPS) Air Rescue Pilot, made a dramatic rescue yesterday after a boulder rolled off a mountainside and struck five teenagers as they were … Continued

Guidance Aviation Presents Donated Helicopter to Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office

On Friday, January 20, 2012, at 4:00pm local time, Guidance Aviation will be presenting to the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) the newly painted Robinson R44 helicopter which Guidance Aviation donated to the YCSO in October, 2010. This event is a part of the Guidance Aviation BBQ taking place at 6418 MacCurdy Drive, Prescott, AZ. … Continued

New student resources, helicopter flight training at Guidance Aviation

Recently, we have had some students inquire about housing, roommates and regional information. Here’s a helpful quick reference check list to get you started. We hope this is helpful and please remember that you can ALWAYS call us or email us for more info! Housing Resources: Prescott, Arizona, Regional Resources Guidance Aviation FORUM We recommend … Continued

Search and Rescue Success No.3 in 2011 at Guidance Aviation

Search and Rescue pilots Billy Ringer, Chief Instructor Pilot, Guidance Aviation, and Kenan Bahadir, Instructor Pilot, Guidance Aviation, claimed another happy ending to a search and rescue when the Guidance helicopter flight crew found two men who were missing over night. On October 18, 2011, Guidance Aviation was contacted by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Offices (YCSO)at … Continued

Prescott Arizona’s altitude and surroundings make Guidance Aviation the Place to Become A Professional Helicopter Pilot!

Just another reason why Guidance Aviation is the place to become a professional helicopter pilot.  Just look at what you can do in your off time! 2011 Whiskey Off-Road Endurance Mountain Bike Event & Festival from Epic Rides on Vimeo. Guidance Aviation provides high altitude helicopter and fixed wing flight training utilizing the newest aircraft and best … Continued