Guidance Helicopters, Post 911 GI Bill® helicopter flight training: Robert Ardy SOLOS!

Congrats to Robert Ardy, one of our high altitude helicopter flight students. Robert is a Yavapai College student earning an AAS degree using his Post 911/GI Bill® benefits at Guidance Helicopters.  Here is Robert on his first solo! Check it out below. For more info on high altitude flight training at Guidance Helicopters, go to: … Continued

New Red Bird Flight Simulator Tool

Since the company’s inception, Redbird Flight Simulations has striven to provide innovative simulator solutions to the lower end of general aviation. Now the company is taking the technology to the next level by integrating full training scenarios in partnership with King Schools. Read more >> Check out Guidance Aviation’s motion flight simulator. Call: 928-443-9370 Informative … Continued

User Fees for low time pilots????

A must read for all pilots.  FAA Admin is considering user fees for low time pilots. See article: CirrusSR20 ops on approach to Guidance Aviation! Also, Cirrus SR20 Ops on approach to Guidance Aviation! As fees loom, you also may consider training and flying in our cost efficient Piper Sport LSA, or, purchasing a … Continued

Military emphasizes high altitude performance, Helicopter sales on rise, Robinson turbine helicopter R66

Guidance Helicopters specializes in high altitude helicopter flight training and this is why the following articles caught our eye.  According to Patricia O’Connell of Rolls Royce, “The demand for military rotorcraft continues with emphasis on hot temperatures and high altitude performance.” Read full article at:  AOPA Online: Helicopter market slow to recover but here it comes, … Continued

V-22 Ospreys & CH-53s Rescue Downed F15 Crew

Recently, you may have heard about the F15 crew members who were rescued by two V-22 Ospreys supported by CH-53 Super Stallion helicopters (VMM-266 Squadron).  As the military retires the famous Huey and brings up the UH-1Y Venom, the V-22 Osprey is already flexing it’s wings in the field.  Here’s a great visual of the Osprey’s … Continued

Fighter Country Opening, GET READY FOR LUKE DAYS 2011

We will be bringing the PiperSport (N556GA), Robinson R-44 (N344G), T-34 Mentor (N134AF) to the upcoming Luke Days 2011, March 19th – 20th.  Come meet with us about an intro flight in the Piper Sport LSA, fixed wing and helicopter flight training and aircraft sales.  Guidance students, alumni and fans, whoever goes to this event … Continued

Flight School and F15 Pilot wing up to lift character and dreams

Guidance Aviation flight instructors and staff members winged up with Colonel Denny Peeples, Prescott High School JROTC, F15 Pilot and Prescott High School AF JROTC members for a two day course on aviation sectional charts in February, 2011. Colonel Denny Peeples, AF JROTC Instructor, teaches a Private Pilot ground school to advanced JROTC students and … Continued

On The Horizon: Sikorski X2 Test Flight @ 250 kts

Guidance Aviation provides high altitude helicopter and fixed wing flight training utilizing the newest aircraft and best equipment available. For more information, go to or

New Cirrus SR20 ops on approach for Prescott, AZ.

Guidance Aviation’s SR20 has been spotted in northern Arizona.  Keep a lookout for N357GA!  To track our Cirrus, go to: For more sales and rental info on the Guidance Aviation’s Cirrus SR20 or the Piper Sport LSA, contact Chris Horton, GA Sales and Distribution! Don’t forget, Guidance Aviation will be at the Cactus Fly-In (Casa … Continued