Thursday, November 5, 2020

 

Being able to see in the dark has revolutionized the way helicopters are operated. Emma Kelly talks to some of the companies that provide night vision technology about developments in the field. 

Click here to read more from ASU contributors Chad St. Francis, director of military programs, and Daniel Burnham, director of sales, provide insights on topics including white phosphor and weight advantages.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 11/5/2020 1:49:00 AM in Featured

 

 

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

 

The Talon Helicopters AS365 Dauphin equipped with Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. night vision lighting is ready to battle fires at all hours—the first of its kind approved in Canada. 

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 11/4/2020 8:00:00 PM in Featured

 

 

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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Saturday, August 22, 2020

 

2020 marks ASU's 25th year of providing everything from NVIS products and training to modifications, support, and much more. We remain committed to our customers - real people completing real missions around the world.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 8/22/2020 5:49:00 AM in Featured
 Tags: Events Featured

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Monday, March 23, 2020

 

During the unprecedented events in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) has maintained its unwavering commitment to customers while making significant strides to protect their employees and all those with whom they interact.  

“While remaining vigilant, our customer commitment has not changed. To maintain business continuity, we have taken steps to protect our staff by allowing many to telework and staggering shifts for others,” said Vice President of Administration Hannah Gordon.

 

  Posted by asunewadmin at 3/23/2020 2:26:00 PM in Featured
 Tags: News

 

 

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

 

 

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