Helicopter Flight Training Profiles: Rodney Evans, CFI-I, An Aviation Animal

Rodney Evans, U.S. Military Veteran, enrolled in the Yavapai College Professional Helicopter Pilot Degree Program, is now officially a CFI-I, Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument, helicopters.  But he’s not stopping there. Evans is finishing up his fixed wing ratings as well and then he’s looking to obtain his Masters!  This guy’s an animal of aviation! … Continued

Happy New Year – New Flight Training Programs for 2013

Happy New Year everyone!  2012 was a fantastic year and 2013 promises to be even better.  Here’s what’s on the horizon for 2013: Dozens of new, high definition online flight training videos thanks our media department and its commitment to high quality, exceptionally produced visual and audio based learning content. New programs and existing program … Continued

HFI Updates: Helicopter Flight Training Scholarship Deadlines

HFI Scholarships Helicopter Foundation International has long recognized the need for qualified commercial helicopter pilots and helicopter maintenance technicians. Over the last several years, the shortage has become real. Many of our experienced pilots and maintenance technicians are nearing retirement age, the war has pulled experienced personnel from our ranks at a time when the … Continued

Tuesday’s Trivia: Name it and Win a Gizmo

Last week’s winner of the helicopter flight training Tuesday Trivia was Israel Tilman.  Name the part below and what aircraft it is from (hint: name the HELICOPTER ).  Most accurate and descriptive answer wins a gizmo… POST YOUR ANSWER ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE TO ENTER: http://www.facebook.com/guidanceaviation  Guidance Aviation provides high altitude helicopter and fixed wing … Continued

Tuesday’s Trivia from The Ardy Files…

Here’s the first installment of “Tuesday’s Trivia from the Ardy Files“.  In other words, trivia based upon recent helicopter flight training at Guidance Aviation…….Students should have an upper hand compared to those on the outside! Most accurate and detailed answer posted to our Facebook page( https://www.facebook.com/GuidanceAviation )  wins some “most excellent stuff”.  Remember, you’re being judged … Continued

Pilot Profiles: Helicopter flight training milestones

Congrats to more helicopter flight training students for their recent accomplishments!  Blake Bailey has recently earned his Commercial Rating – Helicopters. Nice Job Blake.  Casey White just earned his Instrument Rating – Helicopters.  Congrats Casey!  Last but not least, a big congratulations to Jeremy Hartt on earning his CFI – Certified Flight Instructor – Helicopters. … Continued

Helicopter Pilot Training Profiles: CFII, Private, Instrument Ratings

More helicopter flight training students grab ratings as the semester nears its close.  Another professional helicopter pilot is born as Nathan George can now officially teach folks how to fly as a Certified Flight Instructor, Instruments (CFII) – Helicopters!  William Beal gets his wings and is a newly rated Private Pilot – Helicopters.  Neil Ludwig … Continued

Financing Flight Training: The Parent Plus Loan

by Robert Short, Student Services Manager, Guidance Aviation, Email Robert at robert@guidance.aero .Offices: 877-235-9444 (gr) Financing flight training can be daunting.  Whether you are pursuing a career as a Helicopter pilot, Airplane pilot,  UAV pilot, Flight Dispatcher or Airport Manager, you have a number of financing options and loan programs to review when it comes to … Continued

Helicopter Pilot Training Profiles: Nick Buller, CFII

Congratulations to Nick Buller who is now a Certified Flight Instructor, Instruments – Helicopters!  Way to go Nick! Guidance Aviation provides high altitude helicopter and fixed wing flight training utilizing the newest aircraft and best equipment available. For more information, go to http://www.guidance.aero or http://www.guidancehelicopters.com