Whiskey Off-Road 2015 To Generate Millions for Prescott Economy

Mountain Bikers and Pilots alike will be getting their Whiskey Tango On as Nation’s Premier Mountain Biking Event Takes Place in Prescott – April 24-26 April 14, 2015, Prescott, Arizona – Guidance Aviation has been named an Official Sponsor of the 2015 Whiskey Off-Road, the epicenter of the mountain biking culture, taking place in Prescott, … Continued

Pigskin Pilots

Football Fans! Post your Pigskin Pilot Prediction before start of game to either our Prescott or Baton Rouge Facebook pages! Earliest and most accurate prediction of Super Bowl XLIX score WINS Guidance Aviation ball cap, beanie, T-Shirt AND hoodie! You Must: Submit to one of our Facebook pages BEFORE start of game. Use hashtag #PIGSKINPILOTS … Continued

Baton Rouge Community College Helicopter Pilot Operations Campus Tour

Take The Tour Then Get Your Rotor On at Baton Rouge Community College Check out the new Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) Campus Tour Video with Kyle Guidry, BRCC helicopter flight student.  The video takes you through the overall layout of the campus, classroom facilities, gymnasium, and library where Guidry gets “shusshed”… Check out the … 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

New Helicopter Pilots and Safety Excellence in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

New Helicopter Pilots and Safety Excellence Recognized During BBQ Hosted by Guidance Aviation Each semester, new helicopter pilots and safety excellence are recognized at the Baton Rouge Community College – Guidance Aviation BBQ, celebrating the successes of the Baton Rouge Community College helicopter aviation students.  Graduates of this degree program will earn their Associate of … Continued

Bose A20 Aviation Headsets and Electronic Flight Bags Arrive for Student Helicopter Pilots At Guidance Aviation

Bose A20 Aviation Headsets and Electronic Flight Bags (EFBs) arrived for the helicopter flight students at Guidance Aviation of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  While the A20 noise cancelling headsets provide an extraordinary level of sound clarity and comfort for the student pilot, the EFBs (iPAD minis) contain geo-referenced navigational charts and ADS-B traffic avoidance data. Each EFB … Continued

Student Helicopter Pilot Milestones, Staff Accomplishments and Career Placement

The latest Guidance Aviation BBQ in Prescott, Arizona took place on Friday, August 22, 2014, recognizing recent student helicopter pilot and staff accomplishments.  As meals were served and helicopter rides given, the following were recognized. Great job everyone! Career Placement Success Before we check out all the recent accomplishments recognized at the BBQ, we want … Continued

High Altitude Flight Operations Seminar

High Altitude Flight Operations Seminar for General Aviation Pilots – Above 8,000 ft A High altitude operations seminar titled “Aerospace Physiology: Altitude Chamber, Human Factors in Flight High Altitude Operations” will take place on Saturday, April 5, 2014 , starting at 9:00 am MST at the Cottonwood Airport (P52). The seminar is targeted at pilots using general … Continued

YCSO Search and Rescue Helicopter RESCUE 1 Integral Part of Latest Success

“Rescue 1” Search and Rescue Success for YCSO Air Operations YCSO Search and Rescue Helicopter, “RESCUE 1” was an integral part of the most recent search and rescue effort of the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO). Just before 4 PM on Sunday, March 9, 2014, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s office was notified regarding a missing person in … Continued

The Magic Kingdom of Helicopter Pilots – HELI-EXPO 2014

Mickey’s got nothing on HELI-EXPO 2014 The aircraft have arrived at this year’s HELI-EXPO, taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center, adjacent to Disneyland.  For pilots, industry professionals, and enthusiasts, the convention center has been transformed into the rotorcraft industry’s Magic Kingdom, complete with manufacturers, service providers, and flight schools.  It truly is “The Happiest … Continued