Thursday, July 9, 2020

 

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. ASU will provide both initial training and recurrent training to FAA beginning July 1, 2020.  ASU initially began training the FAA in 2017, when they were awarded the first fixed-wing training contract. ASU first started training FAA pilots on helicopters in 2007.

 

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 7/9/2020 6:17:00 PM in Featured

 

 

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

 

Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU), announced today the company obtained a supplemental type certificate (STC) from the FAA for NVIS (Night Vision Imaging System) use on the Pilatus PC-12. This STC is the 14th that ASU has received for fixed-wing aircraft.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 4/29/2020 4:50:00 PM in Featured

 

 

Friday, April 10, 2020

 

Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU),  announced today to celebrate their 25th anniversary, the company is offering free ground shipping on all equipment sales in the United States.  Additionally, ASU is waiving all expediting fees. Customers with a night vision goggle service agreement will continue to receive free ground shipping.  

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 4/10/2020 2:08:00 PM in Featured

 

 

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

 

With the safety of our critical crews that operate with NVGs in mind, we've compiled instructions to help you clean your NVGs.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 4/2/2020 12:51:00 AM in ASU News

 

 

Monday, March 30, 2020

 

To serve the training needs of first responders and essential staff flying at night using NVGs, Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU), announced today that they have developed a new instructor led web-based offering for required recurrent ground training.  

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 3/30/2020 5:28:00 PM in Featured

 

 

Monday, March 23, 2020

 

During the unprecedented events in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) has maintained its unwavering commitment to customers while making significant strides to protect their employees and all those with whom they interact.  

“While remaining vigilant, our customer commitment has not changed. To maintain business continuity, we have taken steps to protect our staff by allowing many to telework and staggering shifts for others,” said Vice President of Administration Hannah Gordon.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 3/23/2020 2:26:00 PM in Featured
 Tags: News

 

 

Monday, March 2, 2020

 

Posted on March 2, 2020 in INSIGHT Magazine by Dan Parsons

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) of Boise, Idaho. Few companies can look back after a quarter-century and know they made a difference and left a legacy in the world. But, that is exactly what ASU has done by pioneering the use of night vision goggles (NVGs) around the world.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 3/2/2020 10:53:00 PM in ASU News

 

 

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

 

Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) announced today from HELI EXPO as part of their year-long 25th Anniversary Celebration the signing of an official agreement with French-based Secours Aérien Français (SAF- French Air Rescue) 

 

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 1/29/2020 6:05:00 AM in Featured

 

 

Thursday, January 9, 2020

 

Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) announced today the official Federal Aviation Administration  (FAA) technical standard order (TSO) approval for the AERONOX NVG mount and battery pack.  

ASU’s AERONOX is a NVG helmet mount that was first introduced at HELI EXPO in 2016. The lightweight, AERONOX features a retractable lanyard with a breakaway feature to prevent the loss of NVGs. The low profile LEMO connector accepts AERONOX and legacy power supplies. It has an increased vertical adjustment, low battery indicator, and an optional interface accessory for use with ground helmets when mounting AN/AVS-9 to tactical ground helmet.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 1/9/2020 8:00:00 AM in Featured

 

 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

 

L3Harris has recently become aware of a condition that may affect operation on a small percentage of ANVS Night Vision Goggles (NVG). The condition is limited to specific deliveries beginning April 2016 through July 2018. To determine if your NVGs may be affected, please reference the serial numbers listed in Appendix A of the Operational Safety Notice

Please note this is a limited and anomalous condition and only units that fall within a specific delivery time were affected by this condition and does not include Legacy Harris goggles. If you believe your unit is affected, please refer to Appendix 1 to determine if your unit’s serial number is included and follow the instructions provided for further screening and repair.

Your safety is our priority, if you have any questions relating to this or any other topic please do not hesitate to reach out. 

 

Sincerely,

 

ASU Customer Service Team

208-426-8117

 

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 9/25/2019 2:43:00 PM in ASU News / Night Vision in the News

 

 

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