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

 

 

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

 

 

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

 

After analyzing dozens of helicopter accidents that resulted in fatalities for pilots and passengers, the U.S. Helicopter Safety Team has determined that further development and wider usage of these four flight technologies will improve safety across the helicopter industry and save lives. (Photo by Ted Carlson)

Read the full release from the United States Helicopter Safety Team here

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 3/13/2018 9:51:00 PM in ASU News

 

 

 

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

 

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) Inc., a Boise-based company, was granted approval by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in January to conduct commercial flight operations carrying passengers and cargo while using night vision goggles (NVGs) operating single engine airplanes. Operations are expected to start this April.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 2/7/2017 6:46:00 PM in ASU News

 

 

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

 

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced today that it completed its 1000th FAA approved night vision cockpit modification. This modification was completed on a Bell 407GXP at Wysong Enterprises, Inc., (Wysong) in Blountville, Tennessee for MED TRANS Air Medical Transport ( Med-Trans Corp).

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 8/3/2016 4:00:00 PM in ASU News

 

 

Thursday, July 14, 2016

 

Co-developed by FlightSafety and Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU), this FAA-approved eLearning Night Vision Goggles (NVG) Recurrent course is designed to review NVG operational techniques during all phases of flight. NVG regulatory and procedural guidance FAA 61.31(k)(1) will also be covered.

 

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 7/14/2016 3:56:00 PM in ASU News

 

 

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

 

(BOISE, IDAHO– January 19. 2016) In order to appeal to a larger audience and customer base, Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc., (ASU) is rebranding its previously announced N16HT Pro system as Ecliptus. The Ecliptus is a wireless, recording and image sharing night vision system. ASU, also announced that the company has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the new product at Kickstarter.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 1/19/2016 9:21:00 PM in ASU News

 

 

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