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Education News: Northpoint students try out Guidance flight simulators

Fifteen Northpoint Expeditionary Learning Academy students participated in helicopter flight ground school instruction at Guidance Aviation in Prescott Thursday, learning what it is like to be a professional helicopter pilot. During the ground school instruction, the students learned about helicopter aerodynamics and pre-flighting the aircraft, in addition to taking the controls of Guidance Aviation's newest state-of-the-art flight simulators. Guidance Aviation flight instructors also shared stories about their careers and experiences in helicopter aviation.

Northpoint Expeditionary Learning Academy presents a full spectrum of high school courses through challenging hands-on projects known as learning expeditions.

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