Chris Horton Honored at HAI’s Salute to Excellence Awards Dinner

HAI’s Salute to Excellence Awards Dinner is HELI-EXPO’s premier event Chris Horton, CFI-I, Manager of Flight Operations for Guidance Aviation of Prescott, AZ. and Baton Rouge, LA., was honored at the HAI HELI-EXPO®  Awards Dinner, Wednesday evening, February 26, 2014.  The Honorable Deborah Hersman, Chairman of the National Transporation Safety Board (NTSB) and keynote speaker of … Continued

Denver, Colorado Public School Student Meets with Aerospace Icon Buzz Aldrin, Astronaut Apollo XI, to Promote Education and Aviation

Denver 7th Grader Wings Up with Astronaut and Aviator to Promote Education Denver, CO. – She has flown in Cessnas, Pipers, Beechcrafts, and even Robinson Helicopters with her father while attending airshows to collect aircraft pins for her flight bag. Along the way, she met Captain Judy Rice of – A flight around the … Continued

Northpoint Expeditionary Learning Academy Students Take Flight in Helicopters

Prescott students are first to fly in new, hi-tech helicopter flight simulators Fifteen Northpoint Expeditionary Learning Academy students participated in helicopter flight ground school instruction at Guidance Aviation of Prescott, Arizona, learning what it is like to become a professional helicopter pilot. During the ground school instruction, the students learned about general helicopter aerodynamics and … Continued

DARPA VTOL X-Plane Takes Off

DARPA’s VTOL X-Plane project has taken off as Sikorsky Aircraft Company and Aurora Flight Sciences have both won contracts for Phase I of the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) [] experimental VTOL program .  The four year, $130 million project goal is to develop an experimental aircraft that flies faster than 300kts, has a … Continued

Better Lifestyles and Real World Flight Environments – Guidance Aviation

Focusing on the person AND the pilot, Guidance Aviation creates unique opportunities for both its helicopter flight instructors and students. The mission is to improve lifestyles surrounding the flight operations while embedding both instructors and students pilots in real world flight scenarios and environments which will enrich their learning experiences and provide them the knowledge … Continued

Helicopter Flight School Application Deadline – Arizona

2014 Spring semester application deadline for Helicopter flight school, Prescott, Arizona flight operations, is December 1, 2013.  For more information, please contact Mr. Robert Short, Student Services Manager, Guidance Aviation. Direct, Toll Free: 866-535-5770 Email Inquiries: Applicant News CLICK HERE Honors Service with Free Memberships for Active Duty Military

Veterans Day offers a reminder of the service and sacrifice of America’s military personnel.  AOPA announced their offer in May as part of an effort to reach out to members of the military and support their flying goals. The association offers resources for pilots of all stripes, whether they fly recreationally or for the military. … Continued

CBRNE: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Enhanced Conventional Weapons Exercise

A Guidance Aviation helicopter and flight crew will join the the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP), American Red Cross, Baton Rouge Constables Office, Baton Rouge Community College Emergency Management, the Civil Air Patrol, and others during the CBRNE exercise (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Enhanced Conventional Weapons) on October 26 through … 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

Angel MedFlight Scholarship Deadline Oct 25th

The Angel MedFlight Scholarship is for Students Pursuing A Degree in ANY Aviation Field at ANY Arizona College or University Arizona flight students, here is some info on a scholarship you may be interested in.  It is from Angel MedFlight. Angel Medflight offers a scholarship for students pursuing a degree in ANY aviation field at any … Continued