Helicopter Flight Cost Reduction Training – Army and Schools Save Millions

Helicopter Flight Schools and The Military Save Millions Using Advanced Flight Simulators Leading public and private institutions utilize the best technologies available to reduce student training costs. A good example of a public institution is the U.S. Army, which utilizes state of the art helicopter flight training simulators to save up to $70 million dollars … Continued

Helicopter Careers, Pilot Jobs on The Rise

The Helicopter careers and jobs front remains strong. Recently, Jay Van Wagenen, ERA Pilot and Guidance Aviation helicopter pilot school graduate, flying in the Gulf of Mexico, visited our Baton Rouge flight operations and proudly showed off his AgustaWestland 109E Power.  In the video below, Jay discusses his experience flying professionally with ERA and what he learned … Continued

Unique Opportunities for Flight Instructors and Students at Guidance Aviation

Check out what U.S. Veterans John Cary, CFI-I, helicopter flight instructor, and Israel Tilman, helicopter flight student and mountain biker have to say about the opportunities being created at Guidance Aviation. Related Links: Wings, Wheels, and Rotors Get A U.S. Military Veteran Vertical A Huge Success for Prescott: The Whiskey Off-Road Mountain Bike Race Helicopter … Continued

Helicopter Pilot Training Success: Career Placements!

Congratulations to Guidance Aviation flight instructors Alex Clark, CFI-I, Mark Galvin, CFI-I, Billy Ringer, CFI-I and Kyle Shuffler, CFI-I.   Clark and Galvin both recently landed jobs at NorthStar Trekking while Ringer and Shuffler have taken positions at Maverick Helicopters.  Congrats guys! ALEX CLARK, CFI-I “My sister, who was studying aeronautical engineering at Embry-Riddle, recommended Guidance Aviation. … Continued

Helicopter Pilot Training Profiles: Robert Mazur

Congratulations to Robert Mazur on earning his Commercial Pilot rating, helicopters! The following flight programs are offered at Guidance Aviation: Private Pilot Instrument Pilot Commercial Rating Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument (CFI-I)

Financial Aid for Helicopter Pilot School – The FAFSA

Choosing the right college to pursue your Professional Helicopter Pilot Degree will be probably one of the most important decisions you will make in your lifetime. Each college will vary in the type and amount of financial aid available. You should know that most schools participate in Federal Financial Aid which requires students to complete … Continued

Online Guidance to Career Placement in Aviation

by Guy Roginson You did it.  You picked a great flight school.  You begged and borrowed from parents, grand parents, and banks to make your dream of becoming a professional pilot a reality. You can fly like a Red Bull Helicopter Pilot, your friends call you “Ski”, short for Sikorski,  and you walk with the … Continued

Helicopter Flight Training Schools: Student Experience is key

Helicopter flight training is challenging.  So is finding the right school.  One of the best ways to find out what is the right school for you is to look no further than at the student body and their experiences.  Below, is the experience of Rodney Evans, helicopter flight training student at Guidance Aviation. Are you … Continued

Infectious Outbreak Traced To Flight School and PiperSport LSA in Prescott, AZ.

It was determined this past week that the newly discovered outbreak of “PiperSport Perma-Smile” can be traced back to the flight school at Guidance Aviation and it’s PiperSport LSA (light sport aircraft) in Prescott, Arizona. According to the Director of the CSC (Center for Smile Control) Mai Ivory, “Apparently, pilots and passengers are unable to remove … Continued