Helicopter Flight Training Students, Veterans, Family and Friends, BBQ 2011

Helicopter flight training students, veterans, family and friends at the Guidance Aviation August 2011 BBQ.Enjoy and click on the pics to enlarge. Once again, the weather was perfect in Prescott for BBQ-ing and flying. John Stonecipher, CEO, Guidance Aviation hands check to Dr. Penelope Wills, Yavapai College and establishes The Guidance Scholarship for flight training … Continued

“Wing and Rotor” Flight Training News

Join Us as our “Wing and Rotor” flight training news is on approach for August 2011! Go to: WING AND ROTOR NEWS and join our mailing list. Wing and Rotor News Related links: Guidance Aviation Guidance Helicopters Post 9/11 Helicopter Flight Training-Facebook Sport Aircraft USA Sport Pilots of Arizona-Facebook Guidance Aviation provides high altitude helicopter and … Continued

Helicopter Flight Training and A Family Living The Dream

by Sharon Vickers, Guidance Helicopters Alumni Sharon Vickers has left the EC135 for Oil & Gas side of PHI and is now flying the BK117 for the PHI Air Medical Group on contract with Ochsner Flight Care New Orleans. Here is a photo from my first solo landing at the Ochsner Hospital Helipad. I cannot … Continued

Helicopter Flight Training Schools: Student Experience is key

Helicopter flight training is challenging.  So is finding the right school.  One of the best ways to find out what is the right school for you is to look no further than at the student body and their experiences.  Below, is the experience of Rodney Evans, helicopter flight training student at Guidance Aviation. Are you … Continued

Memorial Day, A day remembered through images

We thought we’d share these. Photos courtesy of S. Palmer.      Guidance Aviation provides high altitude helicopter and fixed wing flight training utilizing the newest aircraft and best equipment available. For more information, go to http://www.guidance.aero or http://www.guidancehelicopters.com

Eurocopter X3 turns up speed: Video

Check out the Eurocopter X3, turning up the speed video. Interesting concept, but will it work with props right outside doors?  With the Eurocopter, Bell’s development and the current Osprey in the field, helicopter operations are changing, getting faster and definitely more exciting.  Are you ready to become a professional helicopter pilot? >>>  Check out … Continued

Flight Training Alumni Spotlight: High altitude flight training prepares Guidance Aviation graduates for real world

“After finishing flight training with Guidance Helicopters in the fall of 2007, I went to Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters located in Northern Arizona.  After one season with Papillon, I acquired an EMS position within the Atlanta, Georgia area.  EMS (Emergency Medical Service) is a challenging environment on any stage, but being located in Northern Georgia possesses unique challenges that … Continued

Post 911 GI Bill® benefits and flight training at Guidance Aviation

See the new Guidance Aviation Veteran Program video.  Check out the video and find out how to use your Post 911 GI Bill® benefits to get your flight training at Guidance Aviation.  Hear what our veterans are saying, “It’s once in a lifetime chance you’ll ever get.” Informative links: Guidance Aviation Veterans link:  http://www.guidancehelicopters.com/veteran.html Guidance Helicopters:  … Continued

Guidance Helicopter crew assists in search and rescue

Guidance Helicopters received a call from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) Monday, April 25, 2011 with a request to aid in a search for a woman and child that went for a walk from their campsite on Mingus Mountain and did not return. The Robinson R44 helicopter was fueled and the Guidance Helicopter instructor pilots Mika’ele “Mike” Kerner and … Continued