HELI-EXPO 2015 Flight Operations and Logistics – How They Do It

This past March 2015, Orlando, Florida became the world’s busiest heliport during HAI’s HELI-EXPO.  What do you get when you squeeze 18,000 people, 735 exhibitors, and a serious grip-load of helicopters into a single location? You get the world’s largest annual helicopter convention. To pull this off safely each year, HAI has a HELI-OF-A logistics … Continued

#HeliYeah Sweepstakes at HELI-EXPO 2015

#HeliYeah at HELI-EXPO Giving Away BOSE A20 Headsets, ForeFlight Mobile Pro Subscriptions, Wireless Bluetooth Speakers, iPAD mini #HeliYeah Photo Sweepstakes launches Tuesday, March 03rd and runs through Thursday, March 5th at HELI-EXPO 2015 in Orlando, FL. #HeliYeah‘s creator and main sponsor, Guidance Aviation, will be joined by Rotorcraft Pro Magazine, BOSE, and ForeFlight. How To … Continued

60 Jobs Created in Last 12 Months, More Jobs, Helicopters, Fleet Upgrades

Guidance Aviation Exhibiting at HAI’s Helicopter Career Fair Prescott, AZ., Baton Rouge, LA., February 24, 2015 – Guidance Aviation hired 60 professionals in the last 12 months (02/14 – 02/15) – that’s just over one job created each week by the primary helicopter flight training institution. To support its growth, Guidance Aviation will be attending … Continued

Whirly-Girls Names Guidance Aviation Level 1 Sponsor

February 23, 2015, Lakewood, CO – On the eve of their 60th Anniversary, Whirly-Girls International named Guidance Aviation its Level 1 sponsor as the organization dedicated to promoting women in helicopter aviation plans its participation in the 2015 HAI HELI-EXPO in Orlando, Florida. Guidance Aviation has committed a total of $18,000 in cash donations to … Continued

Press Release 12-11-14 – HELI-EXPO 2015

Guidance Aviation Celebrating Success at HELI-EXPO 2015 Guidance Aviation will be exhibiting at HELI-EXPO 2015, celebrating sustained growth and success. 2013 and 2014 brought much recognition to the organization with CEO John Stonecipher earning the United State’s Small Business Administration’s Business Person of the Year Award in Washington, D.C. and the organization’s launch of its … Continued

X-Copter Unveiled at HELI-EXPO 2014

X-Copter announces the Next Generation of helicopter flight simulators for the primary flight training market Called “X-Copter”, it is an eighth generation helicopter flight simulator that has been in development since 2006 and the core component of the nationally recognized “Flight Cost Reduction Training” program at Guidance Aviation. Engineered for the primary flight training market, … Continued

Chris Horton Honored at HAI’s Salute to Excellence Awards Dinner

HAI’s Salute to Excellence Awards Dinner is HELI-EXPO’s premier event Chris Horton, CFI-I, Manager of Flight Operations for Guidance Aviation of Prescott, AZ. and Baton Rouge, LA., was honored at the HAI HELI-EXPO®  Awards Dinner, Wednesday evening, February 26, 2014.  The Honorable Deborah Hersman, Chairman of the National Transporation Safety Board (NTSB) and keynote speaker of … Continued

Guidance Aviation Receives Operational Excellence Award

Strong leadership and commitment to safety acknowledged by Starr Aviation Starr Aviation has named Guidance Aviation of Prescott, Arizona and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a recipient of the Starr Aviation Operational Excellence Award during the first day of the world’s largest helicopter convention, HELI-EXPO 2014, in Anaheim, California. The Starr Aviation presentation took place in Guidance … Continued

The Magic Kingdom of Helicopter Pilots – HELI-EXPO 2014

Mickey’s got nothing on HELI-EXPO 2014 The aircraft have arrived at this year’s HELI-EXPO, taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center, adjacent to Disneyland.  For pilots, industry professionals, and enthusiasts, the convention center has been transformed into the rotorcraft industry’s Magic Kingdom, complete with manufacturers, service providers, and flight schools.  It truly is “The Happiest … Continued

HELI-EXPO 2014 – Helicopter Association International

HELI-EXPO 2014, world’s largest helicopter trade show and exposition, takes place February 24 – 27, 2014, in Anaheim, Ca., with exhibits open Feb 25th – 27th. HELI-EXPO 2014 is on approach.  If you’ve never been, here are some stats, videos, and photo galleries on last year’s HELI-EXPO and what you can expect for the 2014 event. … Continued