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

 

 

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 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

 

 

Thursday, February 7, 2019

 

Idaho Commerce and the Idaho Aerospace Alliance will attend the Avalon Airshow, February 26 – March 1, in Melbourne, Australia alongside eight Idaho companies including AeroLEDs, AERO Specialties, ASU, Black Sage, Frequence, Hamilton Manufacturing, Inc., Western Aircraft and xCraft.  The Avalon Airshow supports engagement with government, industry and defense opportunities, and is an excellent opportunity for Idaho companies to gain significant intern

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 2/7/2019 2:10:00 PM in ASU News

 

 

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

 

Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) spoke to attendees about the benefits of bringing night vision goggles (NVGs) into their operation. A panel of three ag pilots gave their perspectives on how NVGs have improved their operations and answered questions from pilots and operators in the audience who might be considering adopting NVGs. 

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 12/6/2018 12:32:00 AM in ASU News

 

 

Monday, November 12, 2018

 

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. (ASU), announced this week that Josh Grier and Tony Tsantles joined ASU’s training team. Grier was named the new Director of Training and Tsantles in the newest NVG Instructor. ASU has added nine new employees this year, six of whom have served in the military. Both Tsantles and Grier have extensive military experience and training. 

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 11/12/2018 8:37:00 PM in ASU News

 

 

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

 

Please join other NVG operators, industry leaders and the NVG Working Group in a mediated panel discussion on Shaping the Future of Night Vision Operations in Europe. The international panel is to discuss night vision imaging system (NVIS) regulatory policies, procedures and operational issues as it impacts aerial operations. This panel would consist of industry NVIS modifiers and international program manager to discuss current NVIS policy as well as what is anticipated for the future.

Learn more and reserve your seat for the Helitech NVG Working Group Discussion

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 9/12/2018 2:09:00 AM in ASU News

 

 

Thursday, August 30, 2018

 

Fighting fires at night is an effective tool for combatting threatening wild fires. Temperatures drop, humidity typically increases andit is easier to spot hot spots at night making nighttime firefighting ideal. Now, CO Fire Aviation has a new tool to combat fires at night. Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc., (ASU) recently modified an Air Tractor AT-802F for night vision goggle (NVG) operations giving pilots an increased advantage in the safety and effectiveness at night.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 8/30/2018 9:21:00 PM in ASU News

 

 

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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