Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc., (ASU) announced today that they delivered four prototype helmets to the U.S. Air Force at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada. ASU was one of only three finalists selected by the AFWERX Fixed Wing Helmet Challenge in November of 2018. More than 110 companies submitted helmet designs initially in 2018. In October of 2018, the field narrowed to 38 companies and lastly to the final three.
Representatives from nine countries visited Aviation Specialties Unlimited for Accredited Representatives Training in Boise, Idaho, May 9, 2019. ASU’s global network of resellers ensures that pilots and crews worldwide will benefit from life-saving night vision integration. (ASU photo by Sarah Pokorney)
**PRODUCT UPDATE 3/29/2022: The E3 lightweight Night Vision Goggle is currently in development for design improvements. Updates on E3 availabiliy will be published later this year.
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By the fall of this year, the most high-tech night vision goggles the U.S. market can offer will come straight from Boise.
The Night Vision Awards selection committee announced today they are now taking nominations for the 2019 Night Vision Awards Show to be held in Omaha, Nebraska at the Airborne Public Safety Association’s (APSA) annual APSCON conference. Entries will be accepted until June 3. The awards will be presented to recipients on Thursday, July 18 at an awards reception in the CHI Health Center Junior Ballroom from 16:30-17:30 p.m.
**PRODUCT UPDATE 3/29/2022: The E3 lightweight Night Vision Goggle is currently in development for design improvements. Updates on E3 availability will be published later this year.
(BOISE, IDAHO March 6, 2019) Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc., (ASU) announced at Helicopter Association International’s annual convention, HELI-EXPO, in Atlanta that the company will offer a special introductory rate and package for its new E3 Lightweight Night Vision Goggle.
Idaho Commerce and the Idaho Aerospace Alliance will attend the Avalon Airshow, February 26 – March 1, in Melbourne, Australia alongside eight Idaho companies including AeroLEDs, AERO Specialties, ASU, Black Sage, Frequence, Hamilton Manufacturing, Inc., Western Aircraft and xCraft. The Avalon Airshow supports engagement with government, industry and defense opportunities, and is an excellent opportunity for Idaho companies to gain significant intern
Aviation Specialties Unlimited's fixed-wing helmet concept was among only three full-helmet solutions selected to advance to a prototype phase at the AFWERX Fixed Wing Helmet Challenge on Nov. 15, in Las Vegas.
ASU’s Light Aviation Stable Ergonomic Relaxed-Fit or LASER-Fit helmet concept is a collaborative effort with Paraclete Aviation Life Support. The solution, proposed to improve the current U.S. Air Force fixed-wing helmet, is designed to reduce neck load, improve comfort and stability, reduce neck injury, and seamlessly integrate with current and future technologies and attachments.
Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) spoke to attendees about the benefits of bringing night vision goggles (NVGs) into their operation. A panel of three ag pilots gave their perspectives on how NVGs have improved their operations and answered questions from pilots and operators in the audience who might be considering adopting NVGs.
Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. (ASU), announced this week that Josh Grier and Tony Tsantles joined ASU’s training team. Grier was named the new Director of Training and Tsantles in the newest NVG Instructor. ASU has added nine new employees this year, six of whom have served in the military. Both Tsantles and Grier have extensive military experience and training.
The state of Idaho recently sent a delegation of businesses along with Idaho Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter to a trade mission in Canada. Governor Otter presented Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) valued partner award to PAL Aerospace during the trade mission.
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