New Helicopter Careers for Guidance Aviation Graduates

With sixty new jobs created at Guidance Aviation in 2014, we are excited to announce that four new careers started for Guidance Aviation graduates in the first quarter of 2015!  Congratulations to our graduates and former helicopter flight instructors who have landed jobs and moved on to the next phase in their helicopter aviation careers! Ben … 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

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Career Expo Displays Growth in Helicopter Aviation

Embry-Riddle Career Expo Provides Venue for Helicopter Aviation Careers Guidance Aviation participated in Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s (ERAU) Career Expo on October 02, 2014, sharing the current and upcoming career opportunities at Guidance Aviation as the helicopter flight training organization continues to grow. Growth Means Jobs and Career Starts The past four years are a story of growth, … Continued

Guidance Aviation Spring Newsletter

If you missed the latest Guidance Aviation newsletter, or haven’t signed up to receive it, here’s the LINK Congratulations to all of our former flight instructors and graduates who have recently launched their new careers as professional helicopter pilots! Brett Woods – Papillon Helicopters. Hunter Jefferson – Papillon Helicopters & remains as Stage Check Pilot for Guidance … Continued

Gas and Oil Operations to Expand in Louisiana, More Jobs

Louisiana Gas and Oil Operations to Expand as Shell Announces Selection Of Ascension Parish For A Potential World-Scale, Gas-To-Liquids Facility Governor Bobby Jindal and Shell announced the selection of Ascension Parish as the location for a potential natural gas-to-liquids (GTL) facility. According to the terms of an incentive agreement with the state, the company at … Continued

Veteran Graduates Helicopter Pilot School Using GI Bill, Now Teaches Others How to Fly

Jake Larsen, U.S. Veteran, began his helicopter pilot school training in January 2012. Using his GI Bill benefits to fund his college education and professional flight training, Larsen recently graduated from the professional helicopter degree program in 2013, earning his Certified Flight Instructor, Instrument Rating (CFI-I) at Guidance Aviation and his Associate of Applied Science, Aviation Technology … Continued

Helicopter Careers, Pilot Jobs on The Rise

The Helicopter careers and jobs front remains strong. Recently, Jay Van Wagenen, ERA Pilot and Guidance Aviation helicopter pilot school graduate, flying in the Gulf of Mexico, visited our Baton Rouge flight operations and proudly showed off his AgustaWestland 109E Power.  In the video below, Jay discusses his experience flying professionally with ERA and what he learned … Continued

Helicopter Pilot Training Success: Career Placements!

Congratulations to Guidance Aviation flight instructors Alex Clark, CFI-I, Mark Galvin, CFI-I, Billy Ringer, CFI-I and Kyle Shuffler, CFI-I.   Clark and Galvin both recently landed jobs at NorthStar Trekking while Ringer and Shuffler have taken positions at Maverick Helicopters.  Congrats guys! ALEX CLARK, CFI-I “My sister, who was studying aeronautical engineering at Embry-Riddle, recommended Guidance Aviation. … Continued

Helicopter Sales Up 21%, More Helicopter Jobs

Feb. 12, 2013 – GAMA recently reported a 21% increase in helicopter sales over last year.  This is good news for our industry.  A greater demand for helicopters means more jobs for helicopter pilots. See overview of report and links below: YEAR END SHIPMENTS OF HELICOPTERS MANUFACTURED WORLDWIDE 2011 2012 CHANGE Piston 268 328 +22.4% Single … Continued