Helicopter Aviation Orientation – Yavapai College

Agenda for New Student Helicopter Aviation Orientation Orientation for new students entering the Yavapai College helicopter aviation program will take place Thursday, January 8, 2015, 8:15am at the CTEC Campus, Room 198-D, 220 Ruger Road, Prescott, AZ 86301. The Schedule is as follows: 8:15am – 8:45am: Dean John Morgan, CTE Introduction to Yavapai College and … Continued

2014 Prescott Rally: HELI-YEAH Video of The Week

The dust-borne demigods of the sunburnt speedways once again converge on the rocky highlands of Prescott Arizona for the 2014 Prescott Rally. Produced by Guidance Aviation, this video provides both aerial views and dash cams of the Rally’s straightaways, cuts, and hair-pin turns. Nothing but “HELI-YEAH” in this video! This is the second year in … Continued

2014 Veterans Day Parade

Video and Pictures of the 2014 Veterans Day Parade – Prescott, Arizona Guidance Aviation joined the nation in celebrating our Veterans on a picture perfect day during the Veterans Day Parade in Prescott, Arizona. John Stonecipher, CEO Guidance Aviation, his family, and Guidance Aviation staff members participated in the parade while National Bank of Arizona stepped … Continued

Veterans Day Parade 2014 Downtown Prescott

The Veterans Day Parade is set for Downtown Prescott on November 11, 2014. Join Guidance Aviation as we celebrate our Veterans!   When: Tuesday, November 11, 2014, Staging: 10:00am* Parade Start: 11:00am *Those who want to participate need to be at the staging area at 10:00am local. See below for details. Why: “Remembering… the Sacrifices… … Continued

Flights of Finance – CFO Nancy Armstrong

In The Male Dominated Worlds of Helicopter Aviation and Finance, CFO Nancy Armstrong is Pilot in Command Nancy Armstrong was born in McKinney, Texas and raised in Prescott, Arizona by a single, working mother with five children. Her mother, an elementary school teacher, instilled in Nancy the values of education and working diligently towards her … Continued

HELI-YEAH Video of The Week – Helicopter Maintenance Overhaul

R44 Helicopter Maintenance Overhaul Ever wonder what takes place during a full helicopter maintenance overhaul of a Robinson R44? Wonder no more as you watch this time-lapse video of the Prescott Wing and Rotor Maintenance Technicians do their voodoo to keep one of the country’s busiest helicopter fleets flying safely. Great job to all the … Continued

HELI-YEAH Video Of The Week – The Prescott Rally

HELI-YEAH VIDEO OF THE WEEK – Sept 29, 2014 The HELI-YEAH Video of the Week for September 29, 2014 is the Prescott Rally Video produced last year by Guidance Aviation Media.  In 2013, the Guidance Aviation helicopter fleet covered the Prescott Rally from the air. We’re doing it again on October 3 – 4, 2014, as … 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

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

Prescott’s Fire Engine Red Helicopters Fly In Support of Wildland Firefighters, Raising Over $7,500

The release of Disney’s movie “Planes: Fire and Rescue” brought much needed support to our wildland firefighters nationally as private screenings of the firefighting movie were held across the country to raise funds for the Wildland Firefighters Foundation. Each private screening was organized by a local host. In Northern Arizona, the Prescott Valley and Sedona … Continued