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Record Number Night Vision Awards Winners Honored at ALEA

Record Number Night Vision Awards Winners Honored at ALEA

The Night Vision Awards received a record number of entries and gave out a record number of awards at the at the Edge Nightclub inside the Peppermill Resort in Reno, Nevada in conjunction with the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) Annual Convention. Sponsors of the event included Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU), Night Flight Concepts, (NFC),… Read more »

Source: The Night Vision Awards, 04-Aug-17

Night Vision Award Committee Announces Final Call for Entries

Night Vision Award Committee Announces Final Call for Entries

The Night Vision Awards selection committee has announced a June 30th deadline for nominations for the 2017 Night Vision Awards Show to be held in Reno, Nevada at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association’s (ALEA) annual conference. The awards will be presented to recipients on Thursday, July 27th at an awards reception in Edge Nightclub at… Read more »

Source: The Night Vision Awards, 17-May-17

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Entries open for Night Vision Awards

Entries open for Night Vision Awards

The Night Vision Awards selection committee announced today they are now taking nominations for the 2017 Night Vision Awards Show to be held in Reno, NV at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association’s (ALEA) annual conference. Entries will be accepted until June 30.  The awards will be presented to recipients on Thursday, July 27 at an… Read more »

Source: Night Vision, 06-Apr-17

Metro Aviation welcomes Mountain Area Medical Airlift

Metro Aviation welcomes Mountain Area Medical Airlift

Mountain Area Medical Airlift (MAMA) was the first civilian EMS helicopter service in the U.S. to use Night Vision Goggles (NVG).  Metro Aviation was the first air medical operator to equip its entire fleet with NVG’s. Innovation attracts innovation and it only makes sense that the two companies would eventually work together.  Metro recently welcomed… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 09-Feb-17

US Army Orders DRS Night Vision Goggles

US Army Orders DRS Night Vision Goggles

DRS Technologies Inc., a Leonardo-Finmeccanica Company, announced today it has received an initial production order valued at more than $65 million from the U.S. Army for the Enhanced Night Vision Goggle (ENVG) III program. The award initiates fielding of next-generation technology that provides soldiers with an information hub through the ENVG display. DRS Technologies partnered… Read more »

Source: DRS Technologies, 10-Oct-16

Ecuadorian Navy pilots travel to ASU for night vision training

Ecuadorian Navy pilots travel to ASU for night vision training

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… Read more »

Source: ASU, 09-Aug-16

ASU completes 1,000th Night Vision cockpit mod

ASU completes 1,000th Night Vision cockpit mod

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). “Achieving our 1000th FAA Certified Cockpit Modification is a major milestone for Aviation… Read more »

Source: ASU, 04-Aug-16

FlightSafety to offer NVG training on simulators

FlightSafety to offer NVG training on simulators

FlightSafety International announces that it will offer Part 142 approved Night Vision Goggle training using Level D qualified simulators in Dallas. The courses provide in-depth instruction on the equipment and focus on the efficient and effective use of the goggles through scenario based and mission specific exercises. The FAA-approved course for the Airbus Helicopters H135… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 14-Jul-16

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ASU appoints new marketing coordinator

ASU appoints new marketing coordinator

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) Inc., announced today that the company has hired Sarah Pokorney as the new marketing coordinator. In her new role, Pokorney will manage marketing and communication for every division of ASU including sales, training, goggle service and repair and new product development. Pokorney graduated from Boise State University with a degree in… Read more »

Source: ASU, 12-Jul-16

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ASU Obtains FAA Aviation Safety Inspector Training Contract

ASU Obtains FAA Aviation Safety Inspector Training Contract

For the third time Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) was selected as the company that will train the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aviation Safety Inspectors (ASI) on the use of night vision goggles (NVGs).  ASU will provide both initial training and recurrent training to FAA ASI’s beginning on July 23, 2016. During the previous two contracts… Read more »

Source: ASU, 24-Jun-16

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Night Flight Concepts donate NVG course place to Whirly-Girls

Night Flight Concepts donate NVG course place to Whirly-Girls

The Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund is proud to announce that Night Flight Concepts has committed to providing a deserving Whirly-Girl a Night Vision Goggles (NVG) Flight Training Scholarship for the 2016 scholarship season. Whirly-Girls is an organization of over 1800 female helicopter pilots in 45 countries and continues to grow as women are becoming increasingly active… Read more »

Source: Whirly-Girls, 16-May-16

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ASU Ecliptus night vision camera now available on GSA

ASU Ecliptus night vision camera now available on GSA

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. (ASU) a Boise, Idaho-based night vision company engaged with GSA representatives and contractors at the Southwest Supply Acquisition Center (SSAC) Industry days May 3-4, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas to better serve their GSA customers. At the event ASU announced that the company’s new Ecliptus product is now available on GSA…. Read more »

Source: ASU, 06-May-16

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Night Vision Awards Committee Announces New Biennial Format

Night Vision Awards Committee Announces New Biennial Format

The Night Vision Awards Committee announced today a new biennial format. The next Night Vision Awards will take place at the 2017 Airborne Law Enforcement Association Expo in Reno, Nevada. The awards ceremony will feature light hors d’oeuvres and libations and honor various departments and organizations on their accomplishments using night vision goggle equipment. During… Read more »

Source: Night Vision Awards, 01-Mar-16

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ASU and Wilcox unveil NVG Helmet Mount and Battery Pack

ASU and Wilcox unveil NVG Helmet Mount and Battery Pack

After more than three decades with little to no changes, Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) and Wilcox Industries revealed at the Helicopter Association International (HAI) annual HELI-EXPO in Louisville, Kentucky a new helmet mount and battery back for night vision goggles. “Lighter, stronger, and easier to use are phrases we have all heard people ask for… Read more »

Source: ASU, 26-Feb-16

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UK CAA approves first use of white phosphor goggles

UK CAA approves first use of white phosphor goggles

Aviation Specialties Unlimited and UK operator Specialist Aviation Services have obtained UK CAA approval for the use of White Phosphor night vision goggles on the MD Explorer. ASU president Jim Winkel says this is the first UK CAA approval for the use of White Phosphor NVGs.  ASU expects demand to increase as more UK operators… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 16-Nov-15

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ASU appoints Specialist Aviation Services as NVG Service Center

ASU appoints Specialist Aviation Services as NVG Service Center

From the tradeshow floor of Helitech International, NVG specialists, Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc. (ASU) of Idaho, USA and UK based operator and support organization, Specialist Aviation Services Ltd (SAS) announced the appointment of SAS as a dealer and service center for ASU’s ANVIS 9 night vision goggles. As more European HEMS operators expand their services… Read more »

Source: ASU, 09-Oct-15

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Mark of Excellence and Lifetime Achievement Awards Given out at NIGHTCON 2015

Mark of Excellence and Lifetime Achievement Awards Given out at NIGHTCON 2015

The Night Vision Awards took place in Dallas during the annual NIGHTCON Night Vision Conference where EagleMed was given the Mark of Excellence Award and James Wisecup received the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Mark of Excellence Award recognizes a company that signifies dedication to quality and excellence in their operation. “EagleMed is very pleased to… Read more »

Source: Night Vision, 04-Sep-15

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EASA approves ASU Night Vision STCs for Bell 206 and 407

EASA approves ASU Night Vision STCs for Bell 206 and 407

United States, Boise, Idaho based Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc., (ASU) announced that the company has obtained EASA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval on the Bell 206 series and 407 helicopters to modify existing aircraft for night vision capability. “This is the second EASA STC we have obtained this year,” said ASU Executive Director of Business… Read more »

Source: ASU, 25-Aug-15

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Rebtech Names Director of Sales and Marketing

Rebtech Names Director of Sales and Marketing

Night vision leader REBTECH has announced that Mr. Craig Allison has joined the company as the director of sales and marketing and will be based at the company headquarters in Bedford, Texas.  Allison will lead the sales efforts for REBTECH and brings with him over 28 years of extensive industry experience with specialties in sales… Read more »

Source: REBTECH, 21-Aug-15

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Night Vision Awards Calls For Mark of Excellence Award Nominations

Night Vision Awards Calls For Mark of Excellence Award Nominations

The Night Vision Awards selection committee announced today they are now taking nominations for the Mark of Excellence Award for theaward ceremony to be held in Dallas, Texas at NightCon2015 on August 27, 2015 at 5:00 P.M. The Mark of Excellence Award recognizes a unit/company that has shown dedication to quality and excellence in their… Read more »

Source: Night Vision, 07-Aug-15

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6 Units Honored at Night Vision Awards ALEA 2015

6 Units Honored at Night Vision Awards ALEA 2015

The Night Vision Awards took place Thursday, July 16, 2915, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas in conjunction with the AirborneLaw Enforcement Association (ALEA) Annual Convention. Sponsors of the event included Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU), Night Flight Concepts, (NFC), Vertical Magazine and Rotorcraft Pro Magazine. The awards ceremony was at max… Read more »

Source: Night Vision Awards, 31-Jul-15

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Night Vision Awards Committee Announces Winners

Night Vision Awards Committee Announces Winners

The Night Vision Awards will take place from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The event will be held in Ballroom 372 ABDE at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas in conjunction with the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) Annual Convention. The awards ceremony will feature light hors d’oeuvres and libations and honor various departments and… Read more »

Source: ASU, 16-Jul-15

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ASU Announces White Phosphor Night Vision Goggles “Trade Up” Program

ASU Announces White Phosphor  Night Vision Goggles “Trade Up” Program

Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc., (ASU) announced today that the company has launched a new trade up program on the latest White Phosphor NVGs due to increasing demand for the innovative new goggles. “Last year at the Airborne Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) annual convention we unveiled the new White Phosphor NVGs,” said ASU president Jim Winkel…. Read more »

Source: ASU, 15-Jul-15

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ASU Celebrates 20 Years and expands HQ

ASU Celebrates 20 Years and expands HQ

In an open house ceremony and 20-year anniversary celebration, Boise, Idaho based Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc., (ASU) held a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening tour of their new expanded base of operations. More than 200 Industry leaders, elected officials, customers and members of the media from around the world participated in the ceremony. “A… Read more »

Source: ASU, 06-Jul-15

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Call for Entries for 2015 Night Vision Awards, plus new 15 year Service Award

Call for Entries for 2015 Night Vision Awards, plus new 15 year Service Award

The Night Vision Awards selection committee announced today they are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Night Vision Awards Ceremony. The first ceremony will be held in Houston, TX at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association’s (ALEA) annual conference. Awards will be presented to recipients on Thursday, July 16 at an awards reception from 4:30-5:30 p.m…. Read more »

Source: Night Vision, 17-Mar-15

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Aviation Specialties Unlimited / HeliAir Obtain EC135 EASA STC

Aviation Specialties Unlimited / HeliAir Obtain EC135 EASA STC

United States, Boise, Idaho based Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc., (ASU) announced today, from the Helicopter International Association (HAI) HELI-EXPO Convention in Orlando, Florida, that the company along with Vienna, Austria based Helikopter Air Transportation GmbH (HeliAir) obtained EASA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval on the civilian Airbus EC135 series. “One of the many strengths of… Read more »

Source: ASU, 03-Mar-15

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Upgrade of Bell 412EP Night Vision system

Upgrade of Bell 412EP Night Vision system

At Scandinavian Avionics we have expanded our Night Vision installation portfolio to include an EASA approved Night Vision system upgrade of a Bell 412EP helicopter. This being the first of two B412EP helicopters we will modify for the operator, in cooperation with the experienced American leader in Night Vision solutions, Aero Dynamix. The helicopters are… Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 27-Jan-15

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Aviation Specialties Unlimited Signs Agreement with Austria’s HeliAir

Aviation Specialties Unlimited Signs Agreement with Austria’s HeliAir

United States, Boise, Idaho based Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc., (ASU) announced today, from the showroom floor at the Helitech International Convention in Amsterdam, Netherlands, that the company has signed a new sales and service agreement with Vienna, Austria based Helikopter Air Transportation GmbH (HeliAir).With the agreement, ASU will train HeliAir technicians on night vision goggle… Read more »

Source: ASU, 15-Oct-14

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KwaZulu-Natal launches night EMS flights

KwaZulu-Natal launches night EMS flights

You are cordially invited to the launch of the Aero-medical Night Vision Goggles (NVG) system, which will greatly enhance Emergency Services’ Ability to operate at night and to reach areas that are unreachable by road transport. The Department, in partnership with the Red Cross Air Mercy Services, launched the night–time aeromedical services at the Richard’s… Read more »

Source: KwaZulu-Natal Govt, 08-Sep-14

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Night Vision Awards Presents Mark of Excellence Award and NIGHTCON Lifetime Achievement Awards

Night Vision Awards Presents Mark of Excellence Award and NIGHTCON  Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Night Vision Awards selection committee members Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Night Flight Concepts, Vertical Magazine and RotorCraft Pro presented the Mark of Excellence Award to Air Methods Corporation and the NIGHTCON Lifetime Achievement Award to retired San Diego Police pilot Kevin Means at the 2014 NIGHTCON seminar in Dallas, Texas on August 20th in front… Read more »

Source: Night Vision Awards, 22-Aug-14

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Night Vision Award Winners Honored at ALEA

Night Vision Award Winners Honored at ALEA

The Night Vision Awards were presented at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association’s (ALEA) Annual Trade Show and Convention in Phoenix, Ariz. at the Phoenix Convention Center July 17 honoring six units. “The Night Vision Awards are something we look forward to every year,” said Co-Sponsor Aviation Specialties Unlimited Marketing Director, Alisha Allen.  “The law enforcement… Read more »

Source: Night Vision Awards, 28-Jul-14

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ASU Unveils New White Phosphor Goggles at ALEA Annual Convention

ASU Unveils New White Phosphor Goggles at ALEA Annual Convention

Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc. (ASU) announced that the company will unveil their new white phosphor night vision goggles (NVG) at the Airborne Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) annual convention in Phoenix and will be demonstrating them at booth 641. “The new white phosphor night vision goggle is the first technological breakthrough in aviation goggles since the… Read more »

Source: ASU, 14-Jul-14

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Aero Dynamix Receives EASA NVG STC for B412’s

Aero Dynamix Receives EASA NVG STC for B412’s

Aero Dynamix, Inc. is proud to announce they have been granted another EASA NVG STC. This time the EASA STC is on a Bell 412EP, EASA STC number 10049194. This is the first of two 412EP’s Aero Dynamix will modify for the Faroe Islands operator, Atlantic Airways, which will use the modified aircraft for search… Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 19-Jun-14

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2014 Night Vision Awards – final call for entries

2014 Night Vision Awards – final call for entries

The Night Vision Awards selection committee announced today they are now taking nominations for the 2014 Night Vision Awards Show to be held in Phoenix, AZ at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association’s (ALEA) annual conference. Entries will be accepted until June 30.  The awards will be presented to recipients on Thursday, July 17 at an… Read more »

Source: Night Vision Awards, 16-Jun-14

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Cornwall Air Ambulance seeks night-time landing sites

Cornwall Air Ambulance seeks night-time landing sites

From December, the county will have two night-capable MD902s, and the charity is asking people and communities with potential sites to consider offering them.  See full story

Source: Cornishman, 08-Jun-14

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EASA approves Airlift Super Puma NVIS STC

EASA approves Airlift Super Puma NVIS STC

Airlift’s EASA Part-21 Design Organisation (DOA)  has been awarded with Supplemental Type Certificate (EASA STC number 10049153) for the installation and certification of Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) lighting for Airbus Helicopters AS332 L/L1 Super Pumas with the certification of the first helicopter, an AS332 L1 operated by the Icelandic Coast Guard, ordered by MRO… Read more »

Source: Airlift, 23-May-14

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Night Vision Awards Announces Call for Entries for 2014 Awards

Night Vision Awards Announces Call for Entries for 2014 Awards

The Night Vision Awards selection committee announced today they are now accepting nominations for the 2014 Night Vision Awards Show to be held in Phoenix, AZ at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association’s (ALEA) annual conference. Awards will be presented to recipients on Thursday, July 17 at an awards reception from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The Night Vision Awards are a… Read more »

Source: ASU, 27-Mar-14

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PremiAir and ASU sign JV to sell Night Vision technology in Europe

PremiAir and ASU sign JV to sell Night Vision technology in Europe

PremiAir International Group, U.K., has announced that it has entered into a transatlantic joint venture with Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc., (ASU) of Boise, Idaho to bring innovative new night vision technologies to the U.K. and other European countries.   Under the terms of the joint venture – which was signed at the recent Helicopter Association… Read more »

Source: PremiAir, 19-Mar-14

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Aviation Specialties Unlimited Obtains FAA and Transport Canada STC for S76B

Aviation Specialties Unlimited Obtains FAA and Transport Canada STC for S76B

Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc. (ASU) added a new Transport Canada and revised FAA STC to its growing list of STCs after successfully completing an NVIS Lighting System installation on a Sikorsky S76 B in Canada. “This is the fifth joint STC with the FAA and Transport Canada that we have obtained for NVG use on… Read more »

Source: ASU, 13-Mar-14

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ASU Completes 800th FAA Approved NVIS Modification

ASU Completes 800th FAA Approved NVIS Modification

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced today that it completed its 800th FAA approved night vision cockpit modification prior to HELI EXPO. The modification was completed on an AW139 for Construction Helicopters, Inc., (CHI Aviation). “Reaching 800 modifications is a significant milestone,” said ASU President James Winkel. “ASU from day one has committed to enhancing aircraft… Read more »

Source: ASU, 26-Feb-14

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Aviation Specialties Unlimited appoints VP/Chief Technology Officer

Aviation Specialties Unlimited appoints VP/Chief Technology Officer

Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) announced this week that Dr. Joseph Estrera has joined the company as the new Chief Technology Officer and Vice President for Advanced Technology. Estrera is responsible for new product development in aviation, ground, and emerging market areas.  Prior to joining ASU, he worked with L-3 Warrior Systems for more than 20… Read more »

Source: ASU, 18-Feb-14

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Night Flight Concepts Provides Strategy for Successful NVG Operations Programs

Night Flight Concepts Provides Strategy for Successful NVG Operations Programs

Night Flight Concepts®, the premier night vision provider of high-quality night vision equipment, maintenance and training courses, reminds everyone that the start of the New Year is the perfect time to review NVG programs and operations. “The start of a New Year is the perfect time to take stock and assess where a company’s NVG… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 10-Feb-14

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Georgia State Highway Patrol Renews NVG Maintenance with Night Flight Concepts

Georgia State Highway Patrol Renews NVG Maintenance with Night Flight Concepts

The Georgia State Highway Patrol recently began a Night Vision Goggles (NVG) maintenance service with Night Flight Concepts®. “We are pleased to be starting an NVG maintenance relationship with the Georgia State Highway Patrol,” states David Luke, Vice-President Night Flight Concepts®. “We believe in building lasting relationships with our clients by offering best-in-class service, top of… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 16-Dec-13

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Night Flight Concepts Conducts Annual Recurrent NVG Training with Helidosa

Night Flight Concepts Conducts Annual Recurrent NVG Training with Helidosa

Night Flight Concepts® completes annual recurrent NVG training with Helidosa Aviation Group. The annual training supports the pilots of the Helidosa Aviation Group and their on-going EMS flight operations program, which provides life saving night time emergency medical support to the citizens of the Dominican Republic. “We take great pride in our ongoing relationship with… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 16-Dec-13

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Philippine Navy receives three AgustaWestland AW109E

Philippine Navy receives three AgustaWestland AW109E

Three AW109E have arrived for the Philippine Navy, with a further two to follow in the first quarter of 2014.  See full story  File photo.  HeliHub.com understands these three are AW serial numbers 11808, 11809 and 11810

16-Dec-13

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Lockheed Martin awarded $92M contract extension for Apache night vision program

Lockheed Martin awarded $92M contract extension for Apache night vision program

Lockheed Martin Corp., Orlando, Fla., was awarded a $92,915,233 contract modification (P00015) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0009 to exercise option year two of the Apache attack helicopter performance based logistics program to modernize target designation sight/pilot’s night vision sensor equipment. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $92,915,233 were obligated at the time of the… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 15-Dec-13

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Aero Dynamix receives AS9100 & ISO 9001 Certification

Aero Dynamix receives AS9100 & ISO 9001 Certification

Aero Dynamix, A global leader in aircraft cockpit lighting solutions, which includes night vision compatible cockpits and a wide variety of aircraft NVIS and Non NVIS ELP’s ( edge lit panels ), is proud to announce it has received its AS9100 Rev C and ISO 9001:2008 certification. The Quality Management System (QMS) for the Aerospace… Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 08-Dec-13

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Queensland puts Au$3.57M of state funds into Night Vision upgrades

Queensland puts Au$3.57M of state funds into Night Vision upgrades

Under this initiative, RACQ Careflight Rescue, the Central Queensland Helicopter Rescue Service and Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service will each share in Government support to introduce NVG.  see full story

Source: Logan Reporter, 11-Nov-13

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First two upgraded AB212s handed over to Austrian Army

First two upgraded AB212s handed over to Austrian Army

[electronic translation]   Defense Minister Gerald Klug presented the first two modernized transport helicopter Agusta Bell 212 at the Air Support Command.Especially the avionics systems and the on-board equipment were replaced. Extensive modification Through the use of night vision goggles new flight safety at night and in poor visibility has been increased. Also, the self-protection ability has… Read more »

Source: Austrian Armed Forces, 07-Nov-13

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Leading Edge Provides Initial NVG Training to San Diego FD

Leading Edge Provides Initial NVG Training to San Diego FD

Leading Edge Aviation (LEA), a Bend, Oregon, based company, has just completed Initial Night Vision Goggle training for the City of San Diego Fire-Rescue Department’s Air Operations Division. In early 2013, Leading Edge joined Night Flight Concepts as a training partner. Leading Edge holds 141 approved courses for Initial, Recurrent, and Instructor NVG Training. LEA… Read more »

Source: Leading Edge Aviation, 06-Nov-13

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Lifetime Achievement Award presented at Nightcon event

Lifetime Achievement Award presented at Nightcon event

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) CEO Mike Atwood was given the NIGHTCON Lifetime Achievement award at the annual NIGHTCON convention in Dallas, Texas in front of a group of helicopter operators from around the world, Federal Aviation Administration officials and members of the Night Vision Advisory Council (NVAC). Atwood was nominated from numerous members of NVAC, who represent industry leaders in night vision… Read more »

Source: ASU, 21-Sep-13

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Aero Dynamix appoints Scandinavian Avionics as Repair Station

Aero Dynamix appoints Scandinavian Avionics as Repair Station

Aero Dynamix, Inc. has approved Scandinavian Avionics, based in Billund, Denmark, as its second international repair station. Scandinavian Avionics is equipped with the necessary equipment and documentation required for testing and re-certification of Aero Dynamix’s NVG modified lighting systems and equipment. The new relationship will help minimize aircraft down time and improve customer service for… Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 20-Sep-13

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ASU shares NVG expertise at Helitech

ASU shares NVG expertise at Helitech

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) will be in London next week at the Helitech annual convention in London from September 24-26 at stand M93 to discuss the use of Night Vision Goggles in civil operations in Europe.  ASU CEO Mike Atwood, President Jim Winkel, Director of Operations, Kim Harris, and Sales and Marketing Director Hannah Gordon… Read more »

Source: ASU, 19-Sep-13

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Rebtech appoints Completions Manager

Rebtech appoints Completions Manager

Night vision leader REBTECH has announced that Curtis Arnold has joined the company as the Completions Manager and will be based in Bedford, Texas.  Arnold’s primary responsibility will be to manage the project completions in addition to providing technical support and expertise for the company’s innovative night vision and lighting programs.In addition to holding an… Read more »

Source: Rebtech, 08-Sep-13

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Massachusetts State Police Completes NVG Training with Night Flight Concepts

Massachusetts State Police Completes NVG Training with Night Flight Concepts

Night Flight Concepts® recently completed Night Vision Goggle (NVG) repair and maintenance training with the Massachusetts State Police Department (MSP). The addition of Night Flight Concept’s FAA Certified repair and maintenance training services, which include NVG inspections, will streamline MSP’s process and positively affect equipment sustainability, allowing MSP to focus on performance and safety. The… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 02-Sep-13

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NFC Partners for New Course in Underwater Egress/Survival with NVGs

NFC Partners for New Course in Underwater Egress/Survival with NVGs

Night Flight Concepts® is pleased to announce their partnership with Bolo3 Group. Recognized as leaders in their field, the pairing of the experience and services offered by both companies has created a unique, water safety course for helicopter pilots and crewmembers. Operator Conducts Practical Egress/Survival Training with Bolo3 Group The Underwater Egress Training for NVG… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 21-Aug-13

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ASU hires new President

ASU hires new President

As part of Aviation Specialties Unlimited’s, (ASU) global expansion and strategic growth plans for the future, ASU has hired former L-3 Warrior Systems Vice President of International Business Development Jim Winkel as its new President. Winkel, an industry veteran worked with L-3 for the last five years and helped spearhead ASU’s global distribution deal with… Read more »

Source: ASU, 19-Aug-13

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Night Vision Awards Calls For Mark of Excellence Award Nominations

Night Vision Awards Calls For Mark of Excellence Award Nominations

The Night Vision Awards selection committee announced today they are now taking nominations for the Mark of Excellence Award for the award ceremony to be held in Dallas, Texas at NightCon  2013 on September 15, 2013 at 5:00 P.M. The Mark of Excellence Award recognizes a unit/company that has shown dedication to quality and excellence in… Read more »

Source: Night Vision Awards, 19-Aug-13

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Night Vision Award Winners Honored at ALEA

Night Vision Award Winners Honored at ALEA

The Night Vision Awards were presented at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association’s (ALEA) Annual Trade Show and Convention in Orlando, Florida at the Peabody hotel July 18 with more than 200 people in attendance. “The receptiveness of ALEA attendees and exhibitors continues to grow each year and everyone at ASU is happy to be a… Read more »

Source: Night Vision Award, 29-Jul-13

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ASU Completes FAA Contract

ASU Completes FAA Contract

After six successful years, Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) completed their Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) training contract this month. ASU provided both initial training and recurrent training to FAA Aviation Safety Inspectors (ASI) on the use of night vision goggles. During the six-year time span 1,015 flight hours and 956 academic hours were completed. ASU provided… Read more »

Source: ASU, 26-Jul-13

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ASU Celebrates Major Accomplishments at ALEA 2013

ASU Celebrates Major Accomplishments at ALEA 2013

In celebration of achieving some major milestones in 2013, Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) will host a series of events at the Airborne Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) annual convention in Orlando from July 17-20 at booth 224. “This year ASU surpassed some major milestones,” said Director of Sales and Marketing, Hannah Gordon. “We have many customers… Read more »

Source: ASU, 19-Jul-13

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Night Flight Concepts Offers ORM Training

Night Flight Concepts Offers ORM Training

Night Flight Concepts and The Squadron have formed a strategic alliance to provide Operational Risk Management (ORM) training for organizations conducting Night Vision Goggle (NVG) operations. The ORM training program consists of academics and practical exercises geared for operators to easily apply risk management principles into daily routine. The program is always tailored to operator-specific… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 19-Jul-13

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Rebtech supports Estonia Air Force with NVG Technology

Rebtech supports Estonia Air Force with NVG Technology

Texas-based night vision technology lighting leader, REBTECH, has recently completed a contract to modify four Robinson R44 helicopters for the Estonian Air Force. The installation included the modification of all aircraft lighting, which is based on REBTECH’s NVG Supplemental Type Certificated (STC), and was provided by REBTECH technicians on location at the Estonian Air Force… Read more »

Source: Rebtech, 17-Jul-13

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Rebtech NVG integrated into Austin Police AS350B3e

Rebtech NVG integrated into Austin Police AS350B3e

REBTECH, one the first civil and military aviation night vision lighting providers in the world, has announced the initial night vision goggle (NVG) compatible conversion of an AS350B3e recently acquired by the City of Austin Police Department (APD).  The addition of this aircraft to the APD Air Support Unit will allow expanded critical support roles… Read more »

Source: Rebtech, 15-Jul-13

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Night Vision Awards Announces 2013 Award Winners

Night Vision Awards Announces 2013 Award Winners

The Night Vision Awards selection committee released the names of the 2013 Night Vision Award recipients for the award show at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida. The 5- Year Service Award, 10- Year Service Award, Community Awareness Award, and the Mark of Excellence Awards will be presented to award recipients… Read more »

Source: Aviation Specialties Unlimited, 11-Jul-13

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Night Flight Concepts extend NVG inspection contract with Bell

Night Flight Concepts extend NVG inspection contract with Bell

Night Flight Concepts is pleased to announce an extended NVG inspectioncontract with Bell Helicopter. The Texas based Bell Helicopter manufactures a wide range of civil and military helicopters, as well as civil and military tilt-rotor craft. “The extension of the inspection contract ensures the accuracy and dependability of our equipment and provides assurance that all NVG equipment will… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 10-Jul-13

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Registration opens for NightCon 2013

Registration opens for NightCon 2013

Registration is now open for NightCon 2013, a 2 Day – Night Vision Systems Conference and Expo on September 19 & 20, 2013 in Dallas, TX. Join the experts of the NVIS Community for this unprecedented two-day interactive event. The purpose is to present a venue in which industry professionals can obtain information, education, and… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 05-Jul-13

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Leading Edge Offers 141 Approved NVG Training

Leading Edge Offers 141 Approved NVG Training

Leading Edge Aviation, Inc. of Bend, Oregon is pleased to announce that they have entered into a training partnership with Texas based Night Flight Concepts. Night Flight Concepts President, Adam Aldous said, “Night Flight Concepts is proud to have Leading Edge Aviation as the newest Alignment Training Center for premier NVG training solutions in the… Read more »

Source: Leading Edge Aviation, 01-Jul-13

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Night Flight Concepts Launches Online Store

Night Flight Concepts Launches Online Store

Night Flight Concepts, the leading provider of night vision solutions, has made purchasing equipment, training and training aides easier through the launch of a new online store. “The new online store makes it easy for busy flight and maintenance personnel to purchase equipment, parts, training and training aides,” stated Adam Aldous, Night Flight Concepts President… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 28-Jun-13

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Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance gear up for night flying

Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance gear up for night flying

Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance has announced the arrival of its new helicopter. The newer version of the MD902 Explorer aircraft will replace the charity’s existing helicopter based at Redhill ready for night flying in late summer. In preparation for the 24-hour operation, the charity’s specialist doctor and paramedic crew have already begun to… Read more »

Source: KSS Air Ambulance, 25-Jun-13

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Night Flight Concepts Launches Industry Specific NVIS Solution Programs

Night Flight Concepts Launches Industry Specific NVIS Solution Programs

Night Flight Concepts, the premier provider of night vision solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of five new industry specific solutions programs. These new Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS) solutions include equipment, maintenance and training programs which have been adapted to support the specific operational and regulatory requirements for the following markets: • Emergency Medical Services and Search… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 17-May-13

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Night Vision Awards Announces Call for Entries

Night Vision Awards Announces Call for Entries

The Night Vision Awards selection committee announced today that they are now taking nominations for the 2013 Night Vision Awards Show to be held in Orlando at the Airborne Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) annual conference. Awards will be presented to recipients on Thursday, July 18th at an awards reception from 4:30-6 p.m. “The last awards… Read more »

Source: Night Vision Awards, 16-May-13

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Rebtech provides NVG capability to HeliStream

Rebtech provides NVG capability to HeliStream

REBTECH, one the first civil and military aviation night vision lighting providers in the world has announced the initial night vision compatible conversion of an AS350B3 owned and operated by longtime helicopter training provider, HeliStream.  Based in Costa Mesa, California at the John Wayne airport, HeliStream has been offering comprehensive flight training, FAR Part 133,… Read more »

Source: Rebtech, 20-Feb-13

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Bond achieves EASA NVIS Certification on EC135

Bond achieves EASA NVIS Certification on EC135

Bond Helicopters Europe (Bond) is delighted to confirm that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved one of its EC135 aircraft for night vision goggles (NVG) operations to ground level, a significant step towards the UK’s first night air ambulance operations. At present, no air ambulance service in the UK is able to operate… Read more »

Source: Bond, 07-Feb-13

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Night Vision Awards Final Call for Entries

Night Vision Awards Final Call for Entries

The Night Vision Awards selection committee announce that they are now taking final nominations for the 2013 Night Vision Awards Show to be held in Las Vegas at Helicopter Association International’s HELI-EXPO. Awards will be presented at an awards dinner to be announced at a later date. All entries should be submitted by Friday, February… Read more »

Source: ASU/NFC, 01-Feb-13

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