Friday, February 17, 2017

 

As Aviation Specialties Unlimited moves into an exciting new stage in its history, a high level of continuity in its leadership team ensures the company is still focused on carrying out its mission.
By Ben Forrest 

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 2/17/2017 8:59:00 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

 

 

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

 

LONDONDERRY, N.H., January 24, 2017 – L3 Warrior Systems – Insight Technology (L3 Insight Technology) announced today that it has received the first Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Technical Standard Order (TSO)-C164a authorization for its M949 Aviation Night Vision Goggle (ANVG). L3 is the first company to receive this authorization, which standardizes quality and safety specifications for ANVGs.

“It is a great honor to be the first and only company at this time approved to manufacture night vision goggles under the new FAA TSO-C164a standard,” said Todd Stirtzinger, President of L3 Insight Technology. “We hold our products to the highest safety standards, and we are proud to work with the FAA to move the night vision industry forward and ensure all goggles used by commercial pilots meet the same rigorous standards.”

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 1/24/2017 5:35:00 PM in ASU News

 

 

Thursday, December 15, 2016

 

Expanded reach and capabilities marked by record breaking installations, new product developments, and unique patents made 2016 a banner year for Boise, Idaho-based Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU).The company’s expansion of geography and offering has safeguarded even more of the women and men that serve, protect, rescue, and defend communities both domesitcally and internationally.  

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 12/15/2016 7:21:00 PM in ASU News

 

 

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

 

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) Inc., sponsored the first ever MedEvac Foundation Chairman’s Award that was presented at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Charlotte, NC., during a donor reception.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 12/14/2016 10:25:00 PM in ASU News

 

 

Monday, October 24, 2016

 

'Capture the Night' with ASU’s Newly Patented Compact Night-Vision Video Camera 

Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) was awarded their first patent on the EcliptusTM night vision camera system that allows users to finally capture the night in full HD video.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 10/24/2016 11:17:00 PM in ASU News

 

 

Monday, August 15, 2016

 

Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) recently delivered 21 customized Ecliptus night vision video cameras to the Army National Guard as part of the company’s new GSA Ecliptusprogram. The Ecliptus is a wireless, recording, and imaging night vision camera ideal for night time documentation, surveillance and video production. 

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 8/15/2016 3:40:00 PM in ASU News

 

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

 

Two Ecuadorian Navy pilots took a nearly 4,000-mile journey from Ecuador to Boise, Idaho to attend Night Vision pilot training with Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) earlier this summer. The ASU NVG flight instructors have trained pilots and crew members from more than 20 different countries to fly with night vision. In the initial training, each student gets eight hours of ground school and five hours of night-time flight instruction with NVGs.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 8/9/2016 2:54:00 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

 

 

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