Robinson R66 Receives EASA Certification

R66 Going to Europe Torrance, CA — On April 30, 2014, four years after initial FAA certification, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued its type certificate for the Robinson R66 Turbine helicopter. Robinson is pleased to add EASA member states to the now over fifty countries (including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Japan, Russia, South Africa, … Continued

Guidance Helicopters – Guidance Aviation Facebook Pages Merge  If you haven’t noticed, or, was wondering where the Guidance Helicopters Facebook Page went, you can find it merged with the new Guidance Aviation Facebook Page.  If you haven’t already joined us on our new page, go to . Also, be looking for our latest newsletter to be sent out in March. If … Continued

YCSO, Guidance Aviation and GPS Spot Device find missing man and horses

Lost, injured man found twice, with help from technologyStory by Scott Orr, Prescott Daily Courier YAVAPAI COUNTY – A man who became lost and injured while on a horse packing trip was found – twice – thanks to a satellite-messaging device that sent a distress signal when his cellphone did not work, alerting authorities to … Continued

Guidance Aviation Helicopter Photo Contest – Weekly Update

ITS VOTING TIME FOR THE OCTOBER PHOTO CONTEST.These pics were uploaded to our Facebook Page: Winner gets $25 cash card and a GA ballcap:)  We will be announcing shortly.  The winner will also be entered into our YEARLY CONTEST with a BIG PRIZE to be announced in a couple of weeks. Robinson 44by Chris … Continued

Veteran Using Post 9/11 GI Bill® benefits for helicopter flight training

Case Study No. 2 in our series on “Veterans Using Post 9/11 GI Bill® benefits for helicopter flight training” features Ruben Velasco, US Army Veteran and Guidance Aviation helicopter flight training student. Ruben is attending the Yavapai College Associate of Applied Arts (AAS) degree program, Professional Pilot-Helicopters, with Guidance Aviation as the sole provider of … Continued

Search and Rescue Success for Guidance Helicopters Pilots Billy Ringer and Caden Johnson Another search and rescue success was realized on July 12, 2011 with Guidance Helicopters‘ Billy Ringer, “pilot” and Caden Johnson. Below is the media release by Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office of the event.  Congrats to go Guidance Helicopters’ Billy Ringer and Caden Johnson and the entire Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team.  Story below. ### by, Yavapai County … Continued

Veterans help Veterans use Post 9/11 GI Bill® benefits for flight training

Marine and Army Veterans Help Veterans use Post 9/11 GI Bill® benefits for helicopter flight training Curtis Marshall, Veteran, Sergeant, US Marines and Jason Martin, Veteran, Sergeant, US Army, have dream jobs working as professional helicopter pilots. [CAREER UPDATE: Curt Marshall is now flying professionally for a utility company and Jason Martin is now flying professionally … Continued

New Flight Student BBQ & Awards Ceremony at Guidance Helicopters

Get your BBQ and flight suit on this Friday, May 13, 2011 at 1700 – 1900 local time, during the new flight student BBQ and awards ceremony which will take place at Guidance Helicopters hangar at the Prescott Airport. Helicopter flights will be given to family and friends of students. BBQ includes hamburgers, hot dogs, … Continued

Flight Training Students at Guidance Helicopters of Arizona becoming pilots

Spring’s approach brings more accomplishments to the flight training students at Guidance Helicopters of Arizona. Here are some of the latest student accomplishments: 4/05  M. Wilson, Private Pilot Certificate, helicopters4/05  M. Mintzmyer, Instrument Rating, helicopters4/12  S. Watson, Private Pilot Certificate, helicopters4/13  K. Beaulieu, Instrument Rating, helicopters4/14  A. Johnson, Private Pilot Certificate, helicopters4/14  T. Duke, Certified Flight Instructor … Continued