NVIS Lighting & Aircraft Systems Modifications

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. (ASU) is a top provider of NVIS lighting and aircraft systems modifications such as cockpit lighting, which enables pilots to be able to see gauges and other indicators while maintaining their night vision.

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ASU stands out as the leader in NVIS installations and government compliance. ASU holds an impressive list of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued Supplemental Type Certificates (STC’s) with approval of these installations by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and worldwide aviation oversight administration. See a list of STC and modifications at our NVIS Modifications page. For more on ASU aircraft modifications view our YouTube video.

A119 NVIS Aircraft Lighting Modification

FAA Approved (STC) NVIS Aircraft Lighting Modification for an Agusta A119 Koala to include exterior high intensity LED navigation lights and aft cabin lighting.


    FAA Approved NVG Rotorcraft NVIS Aircraft Lighting Modification for an Agusta A119 Koala.

    STC No. SR01476SE

    Installation of NVIS Aircraft Lighting Modification for A119 and AW119 Helicopters. Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) modifications are required to maximize visual acuity and safety while operating an aircraft with night vision goggles (NVGs).

    There are multiple NVG cockpit lighting configurations available from ASU, based upon aircraft type and operational use. ASU uses more than 15 NVG filter types to ensure that cockpits conform to all required instrument lighting, clarity, color discrimination and daylight readability requirements.

    ASU Certifications and endorsements:

    • FAA Part 145 Repair Station
    • FAA approved Part 135, Part 141 and Public Use NVG Training Programs
    • Manufacturer authorized night vision goggle inspection and certification
    • Parts Manufacturing Approval (PMA)


    • Minimal aircraft down time
    • Short lead times for installation
    • Cost Effective
    • Experienced NVIS modifier with more than 1,000 FAA approved modifications
    • Modified components are field serviceable