Helicopter Flight Cost Reduction Training – Army and Schools Save Millions

Helicopter Flight Schools and The Military Save Millions Using Advanced Flight Simulators Leading public and private institutions utilize the best technologies available to reduce student training costs. A good example of a public institution is the U.S. Army, which utilizes state of the art helicopter flight training simulators to save up to $70 million dollars … Continued

Helicopter Flight Training Scholarship Deadline August 16

Helicopter Flight Ops, AZ. Helicopter flight training students in need of financial assistance while attending the Yavapai College professional helicopter pilot degree program, may apply for the Guidance Academy Scholarship through Friday, August 16, 2013. To apply, please contact Mr. Robert Short, Manager, Student Services, Guidance Aviation, toll free: 866-535-5770 or use the Contact Guidance … 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 Flight Training Scholarships for Louisiana and Arizona Helicopter Student Pilots

Helicopter flight training scholarship applications started being accepted by Helicopter Flight International, “HFI”, on June 01, 2013. The application deadline is November 30, 2013.  There will be a total of 19 scholarships being provided by HFI to students of the helicopter industry. The Commercial Rating Helicopter Scholarship is for those students who have earned their Private Pilot … Continued

Unique Opportunities for Flight Instructors and Students at Guidance Aviation

Check out what U.S. Veterans John Cary, CFI-I, helicopter flight instructor, and Israel Tilman, helicopter flight student and mountain biker have to say about the opportunities being created at Guidance Aviation. Related Links: Wings, Wheels, and Rotors Get A U.S. Military Veteran Vertical A Huge Success for Prescott: The Whiskey Off-Road Mountain Bike Race Helicopter … Continued

Wheels, Wings, & Rotors Get A U.S. Marine Veteran Vertical

Photo Copyright (c) 2012, Guidance Aviation Born in Prescott, Arizona, Israel Tilman grew up traveling the world with his globetrotting missionary parents.  A U.S. Marine Veteran, having served five years active duty and three years inactive reserves, Tilman discovered he could use his GI Bill benefits to pay for his helicopter flight training at Guidance … Continued

Promises of Our National Assets: Prescott, Arizona and The Dells

Guidance Aviation chose Arizona for the United States’ first FAA approved Part 141 high altitude helicopter flight training facility because of the elevation of the state’s former capital, Prescott. Many still think “heat” and “desert” when they hear “Arizona”.  What they may not realize is that Prescott is located at an elevation of 5,400′, offering … 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