Guidance Aviation Purchases Company’s First Guimbal Cabri G2 Helicopter

HELI-EXPO 2015, Orlando, FL., March 03, 2015 – Guidance Aviation has confirmed the purchase of the company’s first Guimbal Cabri G2 helicopter, Serial No. 1099. The original purchase agreement was forged between Bruno Guimbal and John Stonecipher, CEO, Guidance Aviation at HELI-EXPO 2014 pending the FAA’s issuance of the U.S. Standard Category Airworthiness Certificate. The confirmation … Continued

Whirly-Girls Names Guidance Aviation Level 1 Sponsor

February 23, 2015, Lakewood, CO – On the eve of their 60th Anniversary, Whirly-Girls International named Guidance Aviation its Level 1 sponsor as the organization dedicated to promoting women in helicopter aviation plans its participation in the 2015 HAI HELI-EXPO in Orlando, Florida. Guidance Aviation has committed a total of $18,000 in cash donations to … Continued

10th Annual Arizona Aviation Day

Guidance Aviation Premier Sponsor of the 10th Annual Arizona Aviation Day The 10th Annual Arizona Aviation Day is taking place at the State Capitol on Thursday, February 26, 2015, 11:00am – 1:00pm. As a premier sponsor of the State’s annual event, Guidance Aviation will be joined by the National Business Aviation Association (, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, … Continued

Reunited: POW and The Last B-26

The Untold War Story and Short Documentary of POW reunited with the last B-26 Bomber This short documentary shares the journey and memories of WWII B-26 Bomber Pilot, POW Barney Wasowicz as he is flown across the country to see the only flying B-26 in existence. During the experience, the selfless Veteran and public servant takes … Continued

Press Release 1.22.15

William Shatner’s Moving America Forward TV Features Helicopter Flight Training Studio City, CA., January 22, 2015 – John Stonecipher, President, CEO, Guidance Aviation appeared on William Shatner’s Moving America Forward TV, a national television series which celebrates the achievements and contributions of businesses and entrepreneurs across America. During the interview, Stonecipher discusses Guidance Aviation’s partnerships … Continued

Guidance Aviation Wins In Federal Court

A Federal Judge has dismissed all claims against Guidance Aviation Arizona, September 09, 2014 – A United States District Court of Arizona has dismissed all claims made by a former Yavapai College employee, Daniel Hamilton, against Guidance Aviation and its principal John Stonecipher. The Court held that the claims were without merit. Hamilton had alleged that … Continued

Arizona Aviation Day at The State Capitol

Veterans to be represented at Arizona Aviation Day The ninth annual Arizona Aviation Day will take place Tuesday, February 18, 2014. The event will be held from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at Arizona’s State Capitol. This premier event is a state wide industry opportunity to promote the variety and vitality of aviation in Arizona … Continued

Chris Horton, CFI-I, Guidance Aviation, Recipient of AgustaWestland Safety Excellence Award

The 2014 AgustaWestland Safety Excellence Award recipient is Mr. Chris Horton, CFI-I, Manager of Flight Operations, Guidance Aviation. Helicopter Association International (HAI) announced the winners of the 2014 Salute to Excellence Awards, which “recognize those who, through either a single act or a lifetime of service and dedication, have exemplified the best the helicopter industry has to … Continued

Leading Helicopter Flight Schools and Helicopter Manufacturers Seek Hot and High Flight Environments

The High altitude helicopter flight environment of Prescott, Arizona makes better pilots and aircraft – Just ask Industry Leaders like AgustaWestland and Guidance Aviation. Prescott, Arizona is still not known to many.  But, if you’re a helicopter flight student of the country’s first FAA approved Part 141 high altitude helicopter flight training school, Guidance Aviation, … Continued

Wakeboarding Competition Grows, 2013 Summer Sickness Series Results

Wakeboarding Competition Grows as Kevin Henshaw wins $5,045 at the 2013 Summer Sickness Series finals Kevin Henshaw took first place at The Summer Sickness Series, Wakeboarding At The Point on August 31st, and was awarded $5,045 by the event’s premier sponsor, Guidance Aviation. Henshaw beat out 2 other pros in the finals during a series of events … Continued