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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Lutheran Air is always on call and when the sun goes down is no exception. "We've been flying at night safely for quite some time. We've just taken it to a whole new level with night vision goggles," Rex Alexander, a pilot with Lutheran Air, said. The new night vision goggles magnify available light to make the eyes see things they otherwise couldn't see in the dark. Light is brought in from one end of the lens and amplified three to four times, turning the black abyss of night into a green field of clarity.
Posted by asunewadmin at 12/13/2011 9:13:00 PM
Friday, December 2, 2011
An Air Corps AW 139 helicopter has completed the transfer of a patient from Castlebar to Cork tonight. The Air Corps helicopter collected the patient and medical team at 4.50pm in Castlebar and transferred them to Cork completing the mission at 6.15pm. The mission was completed using specialist Night Vision Goggles (NVG). This is the 66th Air Ambulance mission carried out by the Air Corps so far this year.
Posted by asunewadmin at 12/2/2011 3:27:00 PM
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The military has realized the benefits of night vision technology for years. Now pilots with Sanford's Life Flight have been trained and are now using the helmet mounted night-vision goggles. The goggles are especially important for medical emergencies in our rural areas
Posted by asunewadmin at 11/23/2011 3:23:00 PM
Friday, October 14, 2011
(Boise, ID. - October 13, 2011) Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced that they will host an afternoon mixer from 4:30-6 p.m., Tuesday, October 18 at the convention hall in room 267, and present the night vision awards in St Louis, Missouri at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC). Drinks and light appetizers will be served. "The AMTC annual conference provides us with another opportunity to honor recipients of the Night Vision Awards," said Justin Watlington of ASU. "The Air Medical Transportation industry was among the pioneers to adopt night vision early on when it was first approved. We look forward to honoring some great units that have been flying safely with NVGs for years."
Posted by asunewadmin at 10/14/2011 3:47:00 PM
(BOISE, Idaho - October 13, 2011) In an effort to assist and educate operators about changes in inspections, installations, aircraft conformity, and requirements with modifications, Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) will offer a NVIS Aircraft Conformity Courses at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in St. Louis. ASU Quality Assurance Manager and Chief Inspector Kip McDermott will present the course. The course will take place Wednesday, October 19th from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Space is still available if attendees of the show want to attend.
Posted by asunewadmin at 10/14/2011 3:45:00 PM
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