Monday, December 20, 2010

 

Safety Alert for Operators is issued for operators of aircraft equipped with a Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) of potential deficiencies in the configuration and condition of installed NVIS equipment .

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 12/20/2010 7:00:00 AM in ASU News / NVIS Modifications

 

 

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

 

A helicopter using night vision goggles and a high-powered search light has found a five-year-old girl missing near Tauranga overnight. The girl went missing at Pyes Pa, 16km south of the city, about 6:20pm as the family visited neighbours, said a spokeswoman for the Baytrust Rescue Helicopter. A full blown police search was in progress by night fall, with search and rescue teams being brought in from Tauranga to help police officers and local volunteers, she said. The helicopter, using night vision goggles and its 20-million candle power Night Sun, found the girl in a clearing about 800m from where she was last seen, after a 30 minute search.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 11/30/2010 7:00:00 AM in ASU News / Night Vision in the News

 

 

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

 

Speaker: Mike Atwood, President Aviation Specialties Unlimited Moderator: Joy Finnegan, Editor-in-Chief, Rotor & Wing for Aviation Today Night vision goggle use has seen and is continuing to see rapid growth. With any dynamic situation there seems to be confusion among the helicopter operators and crews about the differences in classification between Class A, Class B and Class C night vision goggles.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 10/12/2010 7:00:00 AM in ASU News

 

 

Monday, October 11, 2010

 

Three STAR Flight EC145s spent several hours in the early morning hours of Wednesday, September 8 responding to distress calls and successfully rescuing 13 people from flood waters, caused by Tropical Storm Hermine, throughout the region around Austin, Texas. The rescue operation was the largest to date for the unit's EC145s.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 10/11/2010 7:00:00 AM in ASU News / Night Vision in the News

 

 

Sunday, October 10, 2010

 

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced from the showroom floor at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) that they will be initiating and sponsoring the inaugural Night Vision Awards to recognize individuals and companies for proven leadership in Night Vision Operations beginning in 2011 at Heli-Expo in Orlando.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 10/10/2010 7:00:00 AM in ASU News

 

 

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