The Aviation Specialties Unlimited team, with traveling installers keeping aircraft in the air, saving lives, hasn’t stopped traveling during the pandemic. In the second half of 2021, we have cautiously stepped back into live trade events, seeing our customers in-person, and seeing promise in upcoming shows. Like earlier shows this year, we experienced consistent traffic and urgency to get down to business at European Rotors in Cologne, Germany Nov. 16-18. Our team is hitting the road again for the Expodefensa show in Bogota, Colombia, next week. If you’re fortunate enough to attend, see us at stand 223 in the U.S. Pavilion.
Irish Air Corps (IAC), based at Casement Aerodome, Baldonnel Co. Dublin, Ireland, recently continued additional NVIS training with Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU).
Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. (ASU) announced today that ASU Director of Business Development and Military Programs Chad St. Francis is being promoted to Vice President of Business Development and Marketing. The company also announced the addition of Dan Meyer as the company’s new senior director of sales and customer service.
Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) in Boise, Idaho, announced today the company obtained a supplemental type certificate (STC) from the FAA for NVIS (Night Vision Imaging System) use on the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. The aircraft, owned by Firehawk Helicopters (Firehawk) with a base also in Boise, will be used for firefighting.
Being able to see in the dark has revolutionized the way helicopters are operated. Emma Kelly talks to some of the companies that provide night vision technology about developments in the field.
Click here to read more from ASU contributors Chad St. Francis, director of military programs, and Daniel Burnham, director of sales, provide insights on topics including white phosphor and weight advantages.
The Talon Helicopters AS365 Dauphin equipped with Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. night vision lighting is ready to battle fires at all hours—the first of its kind approved in Canada.
To celebrate our 25th Anniversary, we've decide to incorporate a little piece of our history and Idaho into the festivities with a virtual cook-along featuring our famous Idaho Russet potatoes. Read on for the event link.
Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced today that Joe Estrera, PhD., will be the new president of ASU and Hannah Gordon will be promoted as the new chief operating officer upon the retirement of ASU President Jim Winkle at the end of the year. Estrera previously served as the vice president and chief technology officer. Gordon previously served as vice president of administration and sales. In partnership, Estrera will lead strategy and outward operations while Gordon will direct internal operations.
Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. (ASU) announced today that ASU President Jim Winkel will retire at the end of 2020. Winkel has served as the President of ASU since September of 2013 and his remarkable career in the night vision industry spaned nearly four decades.
2020 marks ASU's 25th year of providing everything from NVIS products and training to modifications, support, and much more. We remain committed to our customers - real people completing real missions around the world.
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