New Semester BBQ and Crawfish Boil

Students and their family members, and staff are welcome to join us for the new semester BBQ and Crawfish Boil, taking place at the the Omni Airport, 7122 U.S. 190 W, Port Allen, LA 70767, June 6, 2015, 4:00pm – 7:00pm local time. We’ll be recognizing the achievements of current students and staff members. As with each new semester banquet, … Continued

Big Easy Airborne

Making It Look All Too Easy, Son of The South and U.S. Air Force Veteran, F-16 Mechanic Jumps Feet First Into Helicopters Born in the Big Easy and raised in Lafourche Parish, Kyle Guidry spent his days growing up in a small oil and fishing area just south of New Orleans. After enlisting in the … Continued

Southern Hospitality Lands At Guidance Aviation of Baton Rouge

Welcome Nikki Henderson to Guidance Aviation If anyone embodies true southern hospitality at Guidance Aviation, it’s Nikki Henderson.  Born and raised in Baton Rouge Louisiana, Henderson graduated from the Army’s Finance School. Now, out of the Army, Henderson is busy raising her three daughters (2,4,7 years old) with her husband. Active in the local community … Continued

Bell Helicopter Begins Construction of New Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Factory in Louisiana

Bell Helicopter started construction of its facility in Lafayette, Louisiana, where the company will assemble its newest commercial helicopter, the Bell 505 Jet Ranger XTM. Governor Bobby Jindal, Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel and others joined Bell Helicopter’s President and CEO, John Garrison, to commemorate the occasion today at the Lafayette Regional Airport. The new … Continued

Omni Airport (L46) – New Practice Area for Helicopters

The Omni Airport (L46) was opened in May, 2014 to Guidance Aviation aircraft to provide an additional practice area for the program’s helicopter flight students.  Located approximately 8 nm west of KBTR (Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport), the Omni Airport is a private airport, owned by Mr. Craig Gaspard. Special thanks to Mr. Gaspard! 1st Annual Crawfish … Continued

Escape from Baton Rouge LA 2014

Guidance Aviation joins Escape from Baton Rouge, Providing Aerial Footage and Supplies during an Apocalyptic Event Escape From™ is a 5K experience that takes you on a post-apocalyptic journey throughout the streets of downtown Baton Rouge. You can walk or you can run, but what’s important is that you escape the city! Escape From™ takes … Continued

Collegiate Aviation Scholarships in Louisiana

Louisiana Airport Managers and Associates offering Aviation Scholarships for College Students The Louisiana Airport Managers and Associates will once again be offering scholarships for college students in the aviation curriculum. LAMA will award up to three (3) $1,000 academic scholarships at its annual conference October 8th, in Shreveport. The applicant must be enrolled in an … Continued

Louisiana ACE Camps

Aviation Career Education Camp 2014 The Louisiana ACE Summer Camp Program will continue for its fourth year in 2014. ACE stands for Aviation Career Education and the week long camp is aimed at High School students between the ages of 15 and 18 who are considering a career in aviation. In 2013, three ACE Camps … Continued

Helicopter Industry Grows in Louisiana and Gulf Region

Helicopter Industry in Louisiana and Gulf Region shows strength as Precision Heliparts of Louisiana doubles its size LAFAYETTE, La., Feb. 18, 2014 / PRNewswire / – Lafayette, Lousiana based Precision Heliparts – Louisiana (PHP-LA) has announced that it has doubled the size of its facility to 10,000 square feet.  This expansion comes just 18 months since PHP-LA’s parent company Precision … Continued