If You Want A Helicopter Career, Go Get It

Sarah Trantow, U.S. Army Veteran, Helicopter Pilot, is Grabbing Her Helicopter Career In pursuit of her helicopter career, Sarah Trantow just earned her instrument rating in helicopters – no doubt the most difficult of ratings during your helicopter flight school training.  A U.S. Army Veteran of five years, she didn’t choose a career flying helicopters … Continued

What is ADS-B Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast

ADS-B – Gains in Safety and Situational Awareness What is ADS-B ? If you’re a student helicopter pilot just starting at one of Guidance Aviation’s helicopter pilot schools in Arizona or Louisiana, you may have viewed ADS-B info via the Guidance Aviation mobile APP or web portal “MY GA”. ADS-B stands for Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast and … Continued

HELI-YEAH Video Of The Week – Helicopter Pilots Have The Best Job In The World

Best Job In The World is Flying Helicopters The best job in the world is flying helicopters, according to Jay Van Wagenen, graduate of the Guidance Aviation professional helicopter pilot program. Wagenen is now a professional helicopter pilot for ERA Helicopters in the Gulf of Mexico. Wagenen discusses how his training at Guidance Aviation prepared … Continued

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Career Expo Displays Growth in Helicopter Aviation

Embry-Riddle Career Expo Provides Venue for Helicopter Aviation Careers Guidance Aviation participated in Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s (ERAU) Career Expo on October 02, 2014, sharing the current and upcoming career opportunities at Guidance Aviation as the helicopter flight training organization continues to grow. Growth Means Jobs and Career Starts The past four years are a story of growth, … Continued

Become a Helicopter Pilot – This Job Is Awesome

If You Want It Bad Enough, You Will Figure It Out… When asked what inspired Wes Carter, CFI-I, U.S. Military Veteran, to become a helicopter pilot, the first thing that sprang from his lips was, “Mom”. “She was a hard ass and has always worked diligently for everything she has. She would never feel bad … Continued

Best Helicopter Flight School and Guidance For Selecting The Right Aviation Program

What is the best helicopter flight school? Prospective helicopter pilots seeking guidance on selecting the best helicopter pilot school frequently ask us this question.  We believe the answer resides within the hearts and minds of the future pilots themselves –  The best helicopter flight school is the one that is right for you.  To guide … Continued

World’s Largest Golf Outing (WLGO) Benefits The Wounded Warrior Project

The World’s Largest Golf Outing (WLGO) with the motto “Golfing for Good” and raising money for the Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), took place on Monday, August 11, 2014.  Team Guidance Aviation of Prescott, Arizona made its debut and placed a very respectable 2nd!  To date, the Antelope Hills Golf Course in Prescott, Arizona has raised $3,975.  To … Continued

TRUE GRIT – What You Need To Succeed As A Helicopter Pilot

True Grit. That’s what you need to succeed as a helicopter pilot.  As you struggle with the books, massive amounts of new information, work, and personal time while wondering if you can do this helicopter pilot thing, thinking, “I can’t keep up… The others seem to be doing this so much more easily…I am just … Continued