Tuesday, March 5, 2013

 

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) has completed night vision cockpit modifications for an AS350B2 for Era Training Center, LLC., in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Chris Reber, ASU Assistant Director of Maintenance, was onsite to complete the modification at the Era Training Center. Reber has been with ASU since 2007 and has personally conducted over 100 NVIS lighting installations throughout the world.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 3/5/2013 8:12:00 PM in ASU News / NVIS Modifications

 

 

Monday, March 4, 2013

 

by Matt Thurber
Night-vision goggles (NVG) are rapidly becoming a mainstream tool in many helicopter operations as the devices continue to come down in price. March 4, 2013, 2:50 AM Night-vision goggles (NVG) are rapidly becoming a mainstream tool in many helicopter operations, to the extent that NVG pilot training is available at many more schools, more avionics and electronic equipment is out-of-the box NVG-compatible and prices of goggles are one of the few aviation items that has dropped in price, below the rate of inflation.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 3/4/2013 8:08:00 PM in ASU News / Night Vision in the News

 

 

Friday, December 28, 2012

 

Only one thing can predictably calm the temper of an entire raging forest fire in a matter of hours: night. When the temperature drops, the wind dies down and humidity levels rise, the growth rate of even the most determined inferno is significantly reduced. What better time to try and exercise control over the blaze?

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 12/28/2012 5:21:00 PM in ASU News / Night Vision in the News

 

 

Thursday, November 1, 2012

 

(Seattle, Washington - November 1, 2012) The Night Vision Awards selection committee presented its final Night Vision Awards for 2012 at the Air Medical Transport Conference held in Seattle, Washington. "We had a great year for the Night Vision Awards," said ASU Marketing Director Hannah Gordon. "We had representatives from the Irish Air Corps that came to the show to be honored. The Night Vision Awards were a great success and receiving nominations from all over the world is indicative of just how important night vision goggles are to the safety of communities all over the world. It is great to honor men and women at the awards show for their commitment to safety and excellence while using night vision systems."

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 11/1/2012 3:23:00 PM in ASU News

 

 

Friday, October 5, 2012

 

The Night Vision Awards announced this week that they will host their awards at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) Tuesday, October 23 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle in rooms 606 and 607. The event is open to all attendees of AMTC. Food and drinks will be served during the award show. The show will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are not required. AMTC badges are all that is needed for entry.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 10/5/2012 3:27:00 PM in ASU News

 

 

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