Helicopter Search and Rescue, Safety Excellence Award, and 1,000 Hours Incident Free Helicopter Flying for One Pilot

Ben Lewis, CFI-I, Flight Instructor, Guidance Aviation and Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) Search and Rescue (SAR) Pilot, has already experienced a good summer as things go for helicopter pilots. Lewis flies for both Guidance Aviation and YCSO, logging some serious flying time in Robinson R44 helicopters. Recently, Lewis was the recipient of the quarterly … Continued

4th Annual National Safety Stand Down: Cottonwood Airport, Saturday, April 20th

Join Guidance Aviation at the FAASTeam National Safety Stand Down, Cottonwood Airport, Saturday, April 20, 2013, 9AM. This year  thousands of pilots across the country will come together as a Safety Community to participate in a dynamic, interactive program devoted to Local Safety Issues, Loss of Control, and the number one aviation fatal factor – … Continued

The STARR and Guidance Safety Partnership

by STARR COMPANIES, Global Insurance and Investments Guidance Aviation, a Part 141 flight training academy in Prescott, Arizona, specializes in high altitude flight training.  As the first FAA approved Part 141 helicopter high altitude training facility in the U.S., Guidance has been producing professional aviators since 1998, in which the program began with a single … Continued

Harris Device to Improve Aviation Safety, Efficiency

In a major step forward in its growth from provider of satellite parts to actual payloads, Harris Corp. on Tuesday announced its role in building a crucial satellite component that could vastly improve air traffic control. This new business venture is expected to improve the safety and efficiency of airline travel by giving air traffic … Continued

FAASTeam Event, National Safety Stand Down, Cottonwood Airport

“Loss of Control in Maneuvering flight” Saturday, April 21, 2012  Starting at 9:00 am Download Calendar File AZ FAASTeam Reps Jim Anderson, Cary Grant, Doug Palmquist and FPM Dominick GalloThis year’s FAASTeam Safety Stand Down focuses on Loss of Control. Loss of Control In-Flight was the dominant cause of fatal general aviation accidents over the … Continued

Prescott Airport Runway Safety Construction Project

Dear Airport Users, As you may have read, heard or otherwise been informed of, the City has been working on the design of a construction project to improve the runway safety area of Runway 21L/3R to meet applicable regulations and standards.  This project completed design in October and was advertised for construction bids at the … Continued

Guidance is Migrating, FAAST Team Fly-In Seminar, BBQ, See the LSA, Mobile App for Veterans

Guidance Aviation is migrating to a new Facebook business page.  Make sure to fly on over and click the “Like” button at:  : https://www.facebook.com/pages/Guidance-Aviation/165489053507238 If you’re already signed into Facebook, just click “Like” below and you’re in! http://www.guidance.aero/http://www.guidancehelicopters.com/ FAAST Safety Team Fly-In Seminar, KPRC, Sat, April 23rd, 9am local, at hangar near Guidance Helicopters, link info:http://www.faasafety.gov/SPANS/event_details.aspx?eid=37999&caller=/SPANS/events/EventList.aspx Dave Roy, … Continued