The First FAA Approved Part 141 High Altitude Helicopter Pilot School,
Guidance Aviation’s helicopter pilot school in Prescott, Arizona was established in 1998 as the first FAA approved Part 141 high altitude helicopter flight training facility in the United States. The Prescott flight operations are at an altitude of 5,045’ feet above sea level, surrounded by mountain ranges. This means from takeoff to landing, you are training in a high altitude, mountainous environment, developing the skills necessary for your first job and wherever your career takes you.
Professional Helicopter Pilot Degree Program
Through our partnership with Yavapai College, student pilots can acquire their Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Aviation Technology degree. This program provides graduate helicopter pilots with the necessary skills and Federal Aviation Administration flight certificates to gain employment as a professional in the rotorcraft industry.
VA Approved Flight Training
This aviation degree program through Yavapai College is VA Chapter 33 benefits approved for eligible U.S. Military Veterans using their Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits. Guidance Aviation is the sole provider of helicopter flight training for this VA approved program.
Student helicopter pilots will progress through the following certificated programs and ratings:
- Private pilot
- Instrument pilot
- Commercial pilot
- Certificated flight instructor (CFI)
- Certificated flight instructor, instruments (CFII)
Featured Courses – Enhance Your Career
- Turbine Transition Training - This course provides advanced helicopter turbine engine operational experience for the commercial pilot. It includes turbine engine advanced theory and turbine engine helicopter flight
Are You a Military Veteran?
The Guidance Personnel Are U.S. Veterans Ready to Assist You Through the VA Paperwork
If you are a U.S. military veteran, our degree program through Yavapai College will allow eligible U.S. Military Veterans to acquire an (AAS) Associate of Applied Science, Aviation Technology Degree, Professional Helicopter Pilot.
Our Student Services Department is comprised of U.S. Military Veterans who are highly experienced with the paperwork process necessary to use your GI Bill benefits for flight training. The Guidance Veterans, who are also helicopter instructors and flight students, have been there and are ready to help you through the process.
Our integrated ground and flight school means you’ll be in the cockpit quickly.
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Prescott Regional Airport|
6565 Crystal Lane
Prescott, Arizona, 86301
+1 (877) 235-9444