Thursday, October 15, 2020

 

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.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 10/15/2020 1:15:00 PM in Featured

 

 

Thursday, October 1, 2020

 

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. 

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 10/1/2020 10:00:00 AM in Featured
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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 ASU News

 

 

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 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

 

 

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, May 22, 2019

 

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.  

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 5/22/2019 9:45:00 PM in Featured

 

 

Thursday, August 9, 2018

 

A recently announced agreement between The National Mountain Rescue Corps (CNSAS) and the Italian Company Aersud Elicotteri promotes the regulatory advancement of NVG use in helicopter regulations among other objectives to improve effectiveness. The collaborative agreement is aimed at increasing the safety of HEMS and SAR (Search and Rescue) missions, with particular reference to the improvement of on-board helicopter equipment and staff training. As an advocate for the safe integration of night vision technology ASU applauds CNSAS and Aersud on their dedication to safer operations. Aersud Elicotteri Photo. Read the full release here or at Vertical Magazine.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 8/10/2018 2:33:00 AM in ASU News

 

 

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