Introducing Element 3 (E3) NVG

We’re thrilled to introduce the lightest night vision goggle for aviators. After years of development and feedback from the aviation community, we announce Element 3 (E3) Lightweight Night Vision Goggle. • 30% lighter than the current AN/AVS-9 (390 Grams) • P-45 white phosphor high performance image intensification technology • Intuitive diopter and objective adjustments improving […]

FAA Contract Awarded for Fixed-Wing NVG training

Cessna 206 Fixed Wing Aircraft

(BOISE, Idaho — August 22, 2023) Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) was awarded the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Standards Operations Inspectors and Aircraft Certification Pilots night vision goggle (NVG) contract while operating fixed-wing aircraft for the third time recently. ASU will provide both initial training and recurrent training to FAA. ASU began training the FAA […]

Mike Atwood Awarded Safety Award at APSCON 2023

Mike Atwood Receives APSA Safety Award from Jack Harris at MD Helicopters

The Airborne Public Safety Association (APSA) recognized Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) founder and CEO Mike Atwood at its annual APSCON convention in Orlando this month with the Public Safety Award sponsored by MD Helicopters. The award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated a longstanding and continuing dedication to airborne law enforcement safety. “It was nice […]

ASU Welcomes Kendee Yamaguchi

Thank you to the Idaho District Export Council (DEC) for the opportunity to meet Kendee Yamaguchi, Deputy Assistant Secretary for US Field Global Markets. It was our honor to provide Ms. Yamaguchi a tour of our headquarters in Boise, ID. We thank her for the discussion, her perspectives and listening to our feedback about working […]

New Territory Manager Chris Collins, U.S. Air Force Veteran

Chris Collins

ASU announces the addition of Chris Collins to our team as the Territory Manager for the Eastern United States. Collins brings with him more than 20 years of aviation experience. “Today, society demands smarter technology and a safer environment without compromising quality or efficiency,” said ASU President Joe Estrera.  “ASU is accepting that challenge with […]

Army Veteran Mitch McKinstry Newest NVG Instructor Pilot at ASU

Mitch McKinstry NVG Instructor Pilot

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. (ASU) announced today the addition of Mitch McKinstry to their team of NVG Instructor Pilots. “Mitch is no stranger to the industry or ASU, and he brings with him proven NVG experience,” said ASU President Dr. Joe Estrera. “ASU continues to win training contracts worldwide, and his experience and skills are […]