Tuesday, April 23, 2013


Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced today that it completed its 700th FAA approved night vision cockpit modification. This modification was completed on an EC135 at Metro Aviation in Shreveport, Louisiana for MED TRANS Air Medical Services.



  Posted by semerine at 4/23/2013 6:19:00 PM in News


Thursday, April 4, 2013


Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced they have completed their 100th Night Vision cockpit modification on BK 117 Aircraft. This most recent lighting installation was completed at Helicopter Specialties in Janesville, Wisconsin. Helicopter Specialties is a helicopter completion center and performs maintenance, repair and overhauls.


  Posted by semerine at 4/4/2013 6:14:00 PM in News


Tuesday, March 5, 2013


Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) has completed night vision cockpit modifications for an AS350B2 for Era Training Center, LLC., in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Chris Reber, ASU Assistant Director of Maintenance, was onsite to complete the modification at the Era Training Center. Reber has been with ASU since 2007 and has personally conducted over 100 NVIS lighting installations throughout the world.


  Posted by asunewadmin at 3/5/2013 8:12:00 PM in News / NVIS Modifications


Monday, March 4, 2013


by Matt Thurber
Night-vision goggles (NVG) are rapidly becoming a mainstream tool in many helicopter operations as the devices continue to come down in price. March 4, 2013, 2:50 AM Night-vision goggles (NVG) are rapidly becoming a mainstream tool in many helicopter operations, to the extent that NVG pilot training is available at many more schools, more avionics and electronic equipment is out-of-the box NVG-compatible and prices of goggles are one of the few aviation items that has dropped in price, below the rate of inflation.


  Posted by asunewadmin at 3/4/2013 8:08:00 PM in News / Night Vision in the News


Friday, December 28, 2012


Only one thing can predictably calm the temper of an entire raging forest fire in a matter of hours: night. When the temperature drops, the wind dies down and humidity levels rise, the growth rate of even the most determined inferno is significantly reduced. What better time to try and exercise control over the blaze?


  Posted by asunewadmin at 12/28/2012 5:21:00 PM in News / Night Vision in the News


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