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Eagle Copters Selects Caution Panel for B212 NVG Upgrade

Eagle Copters Selects Caution Panel for B212 NVG Upgrade

AEM Corp and VIH Aerospace have announced that Eagle Copters of Calgary has selected the MCP01-100N NVIS Master Caution Panel for use in a customer upgrade program. Eagle Copters are refurbishing five (5) Bell 212 helicopters for an undisclosed customer and chose the MCP01 for ease of integration with the new NVG cockpit and reliability… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters, 13-Nov-17

Aero Dynamix awarded US Navy contract for TH-57 NVG modification

Aero Dynamix awarded US Navy contract for TH-57 NVG modification

Aero Dynamix Inc. (ADI) announces today that they have been awarded a Sole Source contract # N6883617P0694 from the US Navy (NAVSUP) to provide an STC for the TH-57 aircraft NVG modification that has been delivered to CNATRA for installation on numerous aircraft. “ADI has provided the Navy this modification in the past for the… Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 11-Oct-17

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Aero Dynamix delivers H130 NVG Upgrade to AMRG

Aero Dynamix delivers H130 NVG Upgrade to AMRG

Aero Dynamix, Inc. (ADI) in continued support of our partnership with Air Medical Resources Group (AMRG) as their preferred NVIS provider, we are pleased to announce that we have successfully completed the latest of our FAA STC certifications for AMRG’s newest addition to their fleet, the Airbus H130. The H130 STC# SR09882AC NVG modification is… Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 11-Oct-17

CHC Australia Recognized for Advancement and Safety of NVG Technology

CHC Australia Recognized for Advancement and Safety of NVG Technology

CHC Australia, part of CHC Group, was selected to receive the International Advancement Award as part of the 2017 Night Visions Awards Show. The event, held in Reno, Nevada at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association’s (ALEA) annual conference, awards flight operations that are driving new technology and safety through night vision systems within their operation. “For… Read more »

Source: CHC, 01-Aug-17

FlightSafety expands initial NVG training to B212/B412 and Airbus H135

FlightSafety expands initial NVG training to B212/B412 and Airbus H135

FlightSafety International now offers FAA-approved Part 142 Night Vision Goggle initial training for the Airbus Helicopters H135, Bell 212, and Bell 412EP using Level D qualified simulators. FlightSafety also introduces an NVG eLearning recurrent course. “The ongoing expansion of our NVG training for helicopter pilots demonstrates our investment and commitment to providing the highest quality… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 06-Mar-17

ASU, Inc., Reveals improved NVG Mount, Battery Pack Helmet Combination at Heli-Expo 2017

ASU, Inc., Reveals improved NVG Mount, Battery Pack Helmet Combination at Heli-Expo 2017

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) Inc., announced the company will display a new product combination designed for a more rugged, lighter, comfortable mission experience with the new ASU aviation night vision helmet mount and battery pack known as the Aeronox® along with the Aspida™ carbon Paraclete Aviation Life Support helmet with the Kairos™ Retention Assembly, and… Read more »

Source: ASU, 03-Mar-17

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

Ornge pilots testing NVGs

Ornge pilots testing NVGs

The pilots who fly Ornge’s air ambulance helicopters may soon have a new skill to guide them through the skies — the ability to see in the dark. See Full Story

Source: The Hamilton Spectator, 06-Jan-16

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ElbitSystems outlines Paris Air Show involvement

ElbitSystems outlines Paris Air Show involvement

Elbit Systems will present a wide range of innovative next generation systems at the upcoming 51th Paris Air Show, set to take place in Le Bourget, from June 15 – 21, 2015. Visitors to the company’s booth (Chalet A-200, booth and outdoor display area A-8) will have an excellent opportunity to view new products and… Read more »

Source: Elbit, 11-Jun-15

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Med Trans’ Wings Air Rescue Program Celebrates 20 Years

Med Trans’ Wings Air Rescue  Program Celebrates 20 Years

Deep in the heart of Tennessee, surrounded by the majestic Smoky Mountains, is the birth place of Wings Air Rescue air medical transport services. For the past 20 years and more than 23,000 safe transports, the citizens of the surrounding communities have counted on Wings Air Rescue to bring state of the art medicine to… Read more »

Source: Med Trans, 01-Apr-15

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FRASCA to Provide Bell 206L FTD to Air Evac Lifeteam

FRASCA to Provide Bell 206L FTD to Air Evac Lifeteam

FRASCA International, Inc., Urbana, IL has been contracted to provide a Bell 206L Level 7 Flight Training Device (FTD) to Air Evac Lifeteam, O’Fallon, Missouri. The FTD will be an FAA Level 7 Bell 206L with Garmin G500H, Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS, HTAWS, and Garmin GTN650. It will also feature Frasca’s high-fidelity NVG simulation for the… Read more »

Source: FRASCA, 09-Mar-15

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Rockwell Collins brings innovative avionics to Bristow Helicopters for U.K. search and rescue program

Rockwell Collins brings innovative avionics to Bristow Helicopters for U.K. search and rescue program

Rockwell Collins’ newest technologies for helicopters will be playing a key role in advancing search and rescue services being provided by Bristow Helicopters Ltd on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency for the UK’s search and rescue (SAR) program, commencing in April. Rockwell Collins’ flight decks are featured on the new fleet of specially… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 05-Mar-15

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Garmin Optimizes GWX 70H Weather Radar, GTR 225 COM and GNC 255 NAV/COM for Helicopter Operations

Garmin Optimizes GWX 70H Weather Radar, GTR 225 COM and GNC 255 NAV/COM for Helicopter Operations

Garmin continues to make a series of investments into developing a robust lineup of helicopter solutions, which are tailored to the unique missions carried out by these operators. Our latest additions include Night Vision Goggle (NVG) capable versions of our popular GTR 225 COM and GNC 255 NAV/COM radios, as well as the introduction of… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 09-Jan-15

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AgustaWestland Completes GrandNew Deliveries to Intermountain Life Flight

AgustaWestland Completes GrandNew Deliveries to Intermountain Life Flight

AgustaWestland announced today that Intermountain Life Flight of Utah has taken delivery of its fifth GrandNew for EMS and SAR missions as they expand service to patients throughout the western United States. Completed in Philadelphia, the GrandNew delivered to Intermountain Life Flight provides increased emergency response capability, including NVG compatibility, to the communities they serve…. Read more »

Source: Agustawestland, 02-Dec-14

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VIH Aerospace Offers New & Enhanced Bell 212 Master Caution Panel

VIH Aerospace Offers New & Enhanced Bell 212 Master Caution Panel

VIH Aerospace (VIHA), a leading provider of global helicopter and fixed-wing maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services has been awarded a Transport Canada Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for an aftermarket replacement Master Caution Panel (Serial #: MCP01) of the Original Equipment Manufacturer Master Caution Panel in the Bell 212 series helicopter (STC#: # SH14-43). Federal… Read more »

Source: VIH Aerospace, 07-Nov-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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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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Careflight celebrates five years of training Abu Dhabi Police

Careflight celebrates five years of training Abu Dhabi Police

CareFlight Group Queensland is celebrating half a decade of diligently working away in Abu Dhabi, expanding its internationally recognised safety instruction program through the provision of world-class training to the emirate nation’s Police Force Air Wing. In five years, three CareFlight instructors have spent in excess of 2,000 hours training more than 70 Abu Dhabi… Read more »

Source: CareFlight Group, 08-Apr-14

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Air Methods fleet now fully NVG-equipped

Air Methods fleet now fully NVG-equipped

Air Methods Corporation AIRM -2.36% , the global leader in air medical transportation, today announced its fleet of 368 air medical helicopters is fully outfitted with night vision goggle (NVG) capability. With this milestone, Air Methods’ fleet is now the largest civilian helicopter fleet in the world to be fully outfitted with NVG technology. NVGs… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 07-Aug-13

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Night Flight Concepts completes NVG qualifications for Cougar Helicopters SAR

Night Flight Concepts completes NVG qualifications for Cougar Helicopters SAR

Night Flight Concepts, the leading provider of night vision solutions, is pleased to announce it completed the Initial Pilot Qualification and NVG Instructor Pilot training for Cougar Helicopters. Training was conducted in the Bell 206 Helicopter at the Palm Beach Helicopters Alignment Training Center in Lantana, Florida. “The overall goal was to provide Cougar with… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 04-Jun-13

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ASU completes 100th BK117 Night Vision upgrade

ASU completes 100th BK117 Night Vision upgrade

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced they have completed their 100th Night Vision cockpit modification on BK 117 Aircraft.  This most recent lighting installation was completed at Helicopter Specialties in Janesville, Wisconsin.  Helicopter Specialties is a helicopter completion center and performs maintenance, repair and overhauls. “Completing 100 NVIS lighting modifications for the BK 117 is a… Read more »

Source: ASU, 22-Apr-13

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NFC Delivers NVG Training Solution to Helidosa

NFC Delivers NVG Training Solution to Helidosa

Night Flight Concepts, the leading provider of night vision solutions, is pleased to announce it completed delivery of a comprehensive night vision goggle training solution for Helidosa. The new training enhances operational readiness for Helidosa to perform safe, efficient critical care transport services at night. “Safety is the primary consideration in our operations.” explained Helidosa… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 18-Apr-13

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ASU Completes AS350B2 Modification For Era Training Center

ASU Completes AS350B2 Modification For Era Training Center

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) has completed night vision cockpit modifications for an AS350B2 for Era Training Center, LLC., in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Chris Reber, ASU Assistant Director of Maintenance, was onsite to complete the modification at the Era Training Center. Reber has been with ASU since 2007 and has personally conducted over 100 NVIS lighting… Read more »

Source: Aviation Specialties Unlimited, 15-Mar-13

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Bristow Academy Announces Agreement with Aero Dynamix

Bristow Academy Announces Agreement with Aero Dynamix

Bristow Academy announced today an agreement with Aero Dynamix to use Aero Dynamix night vision systems to enhance its night vision training program, as well as offer the installation of Aero Dynamix night vision systems to its customers worldwide. Both companies are industry leaders in night vision applications – Bristow Academy in rotary pilot training… Read more »

Source: Bristow Academy, 05-Mar-13

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ASU Announces STC for Bell 205A-1 for Aerial Firefighting

ASU Announces STC for Bell 205A-1 for Aerial Firefighting

ASU announced today that they received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Bell 205A-1 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The new STC was completed for the San Diego Sherriff’s Department. This aircraft will be used for aerial firefighting, search and rescue, airborne law enforcement and hoist equipmen. “This is the seventh aircraft modification… Read more »

Source: ASU, 04-Mar-13

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Universal Helicopters announces new NVG training alliance

Universal Helicopters announces new NVG training alliance

Universal Helicopters (UHI), a leader in helicopter flight training, Night Flight Concepts (NFC), the leading provider of comprehensive night vision solutions, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s oldest and most prestigious aeronautical university and Dodge City Community College (DC3) are pleased to announce new training alliance to bring collegiate level NVG programs to the southwest…. Read more »

Source: Universal Helicopters, 03-Mar-13

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Night Flight Presents New Year Housecleaning for NVG Programs

Night Flight Presents New Year Housecleaning for NVG Programs

Night Flight Concepts, the premier night vision provider of high quality night vision equipment, maintenance, and training procedures, welcomes the New Year with advice on how to prepare and maintain your Night Vision Goggle Program during 2013. “The start of a New Year is the perfect time to take stock and assess where a company’s… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 03-Mar-13

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ASU completes second S-76C++ NVG conversion for PHi

ASU completes second S-76C++ NVG conversion for PHi

ASU has completed their second night vision modification for a ASU aircraft owned and operated by PHI, Inc, headquartered in Lafayette, LA. The aircraft is a new aircraft that has been specifically designed to serve the oil and gas industry offshore. The aircraft is equipped with cardiac monitors with 12-lead EKG capability, transport ventilators and intravenous… Read more »

Source: ASU, 02-Mar-13

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FlightSafety EC135 simulator now NVG-qualified

FlightSafety EC135 simulator now NVG-qualified

FlightSafety International announces that its Eurocopter EC135 Level D qualified full flight simulator, located at its Dallas Learning Center, has received Night Vision Goggle qualification from the Federal Aviation Administration. This is the first qualification of its type under the National Simulator Program’s Guidance Bulletin 10-01. “The Night Vision Goggle qualification of our Eurocopter EC135… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 28-Feb-13

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Austin-Travis STAR Flight Rescue Saves Multiple Lives Utilizing NVG

Austin-Travis STAR Flight Rescue Saves Multiple Lives Utilizing NVG

Three STAR Flight EC145s spent several hours in the early morning hours of Wednesday, September 8 responding to distress calls and successfully rescuing 13 people from flood waters, caused by Tropical Storm Hermine, throughout the region around Austin, Texas. The rescue operation was the largest to date for the unit?s EC145s. “The weather conditions were… Read more »

Source: ASU, 28-Feb-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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FAA change rating of NVG maintainers

FAA change rating of NVG maintainers

1. Purpose of This Notice. This notice explains to airworthiness aviation safety inspectors (ASI) a different rating for the maintenance of night vision goggles (NVG). 2. Audience. The primary audience for this notice is airworthiness ASIs who certificate repair stations that maintain night vision goggles. 3. Where You Can Find This Notice. You can find… Read more »

Source: FAA, 18-Jan-13

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New free online tool for night flight planning

New free online tool for night flight planning

Night flights are challenging. Visual information about the flight environment is greatly reduced as compared to daytime flying and is largely dependent on the amount of celestial illumination encountered throughout the flight. It is therefore of significant importance for the night pilot to know exactly when darkness falls, and if some level of illumination in… Read more »

Source: www.flyatnight.info, 07-Jan-13

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Irish Air Corps wins NVG award

Irish Air Corps wins NVG award

The Night Vision Awards selection committee presented its final Night Vision Awards for 2012 at the Air Medical Transport Conference held in Seattle, Washington. “We had a great year for the Night Vision Awards,” said ASU Marketing Director Hannah Gordon.  “We had representatives from the Irish Air Corps that came to the show to be… Read more »

Source: Night Vision Awards, 02-Nov-12

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Aero Dynamix delivers first aircraft to LAFD

Aero Dynamix delivers first aircraft to LAFD

Aero Dynamix added the AgustaWestland AW139 to its STC portfolio of NVG cockpits. With this addition, the Aero Dynamix portfolio now includes 26 multi-ship STCs on 36 different aircraft model types. Aero Dynamix first STC AW139 was delivered to the Los Angeles Fire Department and is the first of three LAFD AW139s to receive the… Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 18-Oct-12

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NFC delivers NVG training solution to SkyLife Air Ambulance

NFC delivers NVG training solution to SkyLife Air Ambulance

Night Flight Concepts, the leading provider of night vision solutions, is pleased to announce it has completed delivery of a comprehensive night vision goggle training solution for SkyLife Air Ambulance. The new training enhances operational readiness for SkyLife to perform safe, efficient critical care transport services at night. “Although we are committed to excellence in… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 18-Oct-12

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Polycon waterproof SAR radio system – Now available in NVG compatible version

Polycon waterproof SAR radio system – Now available in NVG compatible version

Becker Avionics, partner with Axnes Aviation AS for sales and marketing, as well as product support services for the Polycon Wireless Intercom Extension System for North America, now offers an NVG compatible version of the system. This is in response to the SAR market upgrading to NVG Compatible modern Helicopter platforms and the increasing use… Read more »

Source: Becker Avionics, 15-Oct-12

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NVIO NVG CBT Accelerates Learning at Embry-Riddle

NVIO NVG CBT Accelerates Learning at Embry-Riddle

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has renewed their contract to use Night Flight Concepts NVIO™ NVG Computer-based Training (CBT) program. The NVIO CBT is used within the Bachelor of Aeronautical Science Helicopter Speciality degree program at their Prescott, Arizona Campus where it is enhancing the classroom learning experience. “Embry-Riddle is an institution dedicated to instructional excellence and… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 13-Oct-12

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ASU contributes specialist NVG knwoledge to Botswana Police AS350B3 upgrades

ASU contributes specialist NVG knwoledge to Botswana Police AS350B3 upgrades

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced in conjunction with Eurocopter Southern Africa Ltd., (ESAL) that they have completed three AS350 B3s for the Botswana Police Service, in Johannesburg South Africa. In addition to the installation, ASU also provided ESAL technicians training for support of the installation. Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa with a… Read more »

Source: ASU, 30-Sep-12

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Botswana’s three AS350B3 helicopters upgraded for night operations

Botswana’s three AS350B3 helicopters upgraded for night operations

The three AS350B3s of the Botswana Police have been upgraded for night operations.  Eurocopter South Africa modified the instrument panel and the FLIR camera observer’s console to be NVG compliant. (see full story)

Source: DefenceWeb, 23-Sep-12

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Aero Dynamix delivers MD500E NVG upgrades for Kansas City Police

Aero Dynamix delivers MD500E NVG upgrades for Kansas City Police

Aero Dynamix announces the delivery of certified NVG cockpit upgrades for three MD500E helicopters operated by the Kansas City Police Department. These aircraft are the newest addition to the KCPD fleet of airborne law enforcement assets. The NVG upgrades encompass internal NVIS avionics modifications, edge lit panels, instrument overlays and all other internal and external… Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 18-Sep-12

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Aero Dynamix delivers NVG upgrades to Latin American Military

Aero Dynamix delivers NVG upgrades to Latin American Military

Aero Dynamix announces the delivery of certified NVG cockpit upgrades for three MD500 helicopters owned by a Latin American military operation. The NVG-equipped helicopters will be used primarily as training assets for night vision operations. The NVG upgrades encompass internal NVIS avionics modifications, edge lit panels, instrument overlays and all other internal and external illuminated… Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 03-Aug-12

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Night Flight Concepts Co-Produces NightCon 2012

Night Flight Concepts Co-Produces NightCon 2012

For the second year in a row, Night Flight Concepts, the leader in comprehensive night vision solutions, will Co-Produce NightCon – the Night Vision Systems Conference for civil and para-public operators to be held in Dallas, TX on September 20 & 21, 2012.   Join Night Flight Concepts and the experts of the NVIS Community… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 27-Jun-12

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Houston Police selects Night Flight Concepts NVG maintenance solution

Houston Police selects Night Flight Concepts NVG maintenance solution

Night Flight Concepts is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the Houston Police Department (PD) Air Support Division as the provider of choice to perform 180-day Night Vision Goggle (NVG) inspections. “NVGs are a mission-critical capability for our organization, and airborne law enforcement, helping us serve our community 24/7,” stated Dan Schwarzbach… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 19-Jun-12

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ASU receives Transport Canada approval for MD Explorer

ASU receives Transport Canada approval for MD Explorer

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) have received Transport Canada approval for cockpit modifications on the MD900. ASU completed a cockpit modification for Yukon Territory based Horizon Helicopters. The MD900 will be used for Emergency Medical Services and Search and Rescue missions. “We chose ASU because they came highly recommended from a pilot that knew their work… Read more »

Source: Aviation Specialties Unlimited, 06-Jun-12

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REACH renews NVG Training Contract with Night Flight Concepts

REACH renews NVG Training Contract with Night Flight Concepts

Night Flight Concepts® is pleased to announce contract renewal of NVIOâ„¢ Night Vision Goggle (NVG)  Initial and Recurrent Computer-Based Training (CBT) for REACH Air Medical pilots, flight nurses and EMT aircrew. “With more than 200 pilots and crew, Night Flight Concepts NVIOâ„¢ NVG CBT allows for easy access, and standardized training to all personnel regardless… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 22-May-12

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Broward County Sheriff’s Office renews NVG contract with Night Flight Concepts

Broward County Sheriff’s Office renews NVG contract with Night Flight Concepts

Night Flight Concepts (NFC) is pleased to announce that the Broward County Sheriff’s Office has renewed commitments for a comprehensive Night Vision Goggle training program from Night Flight Concepts – BCSO’s designated NVG solution provider.  The training program includes renewal of NVIOâ„¢ NVG Initial and Recurrent Computer-Based Training (CBT) for pilots and fire rescue crewmembers… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 13-Mar-12

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Uniflight awarded multi-ship MD500 NVG cockpit conversion project

Uniflight awarded multi-ship MD500 NVG cockpit conversion project

Uniflight, LLC of Grand Prairie, Texas is very pleased to announce the award of a multi-aircraft contract by the US Government for the cockpit upgrade and Night Vision Goggle (NVG)-compatible conversion of MD500 helicopters. “We are very excited to have been selected for this project,” stated Uniflight’s President David Horton. “We look forward to modernizing… Read more »

Source: Uniflight, 11-Feb-12

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Aero Dynamix upgrades Bell 412 NVG cockpit for Toll Remote Logistics

Aero Dynamix upgrades Bell 412 NVG cockpit for Toll Remote Logistics

Aero Dynamix announces the delivery of certified NVG cockpit upgrades for two Bell 412 helicopters owned and operated by the Toll Remote Logistics, Helicopter Division. Eagle Helicopters was contracted to provide comprehensive upgrades for the B412s and subcontracted NVG modifications and upgrades to Aero Dynamix. The upgraded B412s will be used for multi-mission operations. The… Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 18-Jan-12

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Final call for entries for ASU Night Vision Awards

Final call for entries for ASU Night Vision Awards

Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) are accepting nominations for the Night Vision Awards, to be presented at HELI-EXPO® in February, until Jan. 16, 2012. The night vision awards were created to acknowledge companies that use night vision systems and further safety by using them. ASU will give awards for the following categories: 5-year service award 10-year service… Read more »

Source: Aviation Specialties Unlimited, 10-Jan-12

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Mercy Flight Central to get NVG

Mercy Flight Central to get NVG

Mercy Flight Central officials are planning to purchase several pairs of night-vision goggles to expand where they can fly to help in emergencies. (see full story)

Source: Democrat and Chronicle, 09-Jan-12

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Night-vision goggles causing neck problems in military pilots

Night-vision goggles causing neck problems in military pilots

Most air crew on Canadian Forces Griffon helicopters suffer from sore necks, and a new study largely pins the blame on the bulky, image-intensifying night-vision goggles used on after-dark missions. (see full story)

Source: National Post, 06-Jan-12

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Embry Riddle receives NVG donation from L-3

Embry Riddle receives NVG donation from L-3

Students in Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Helicopter Specialty Degree program will be even more well prepared for work in the helicopter industry, thanks in part to L-3 Communications. L-3 has generously donated to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University a set of Night Vision Goggles (NVG) to be used within the Bachelor of Aeronautical Science Helicopter Speciality degree program…. Read more »

Source: Embry Riddle, 15-Dec-11

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Sanford Lifeflight benefitting from night vision technology

Sanford Lifeflight benefitting from night vision technology

The military has realized the benefits of night vision technology for years. Now pilots with Sanford’s Life Flight have been trained and are now using the helmet mounted night-vision goggles. The goggles are especially important for medical emergencies in our rural areas. Life Flight pilot Tim Vreeman is no stranger to birds. He’s been flying… Read more »

Source: ASU, 28-Nov-11

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Nightline reveals its latest Night Vision Goggle

Nightline reveals its latest Night Vision Goggle

Nightline, Inc., a US, Small Business Administration HUBZone certified, veteran-owned defense company, and global supplier of Generation III Night Vision Equipment, is introducing the NL963Mâ„¢, their new innovative Multi Battery Night Vision Goggle. The NL963Mâ„¢ Multi Battery NVG offers the performance and versatility of the AN/PVS-7B with Nightline’s patent pending multi battery design. The revolutionary… Read more »

Source: Nightline, 23-Nov-11

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Night Flight Concepts showcases night vision solutions at AMTC

Night Flight Concepts showcases night vision solutions at AMTC

At this year’s Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), Night Flight Concepts, the premier provider of comprehensive night vision solutions, is pleased to announce it will showcase innovative night vision goggle solutions that enhance pilot and crewmembers safety and performance in Emergency Medical Services to ensure mission success. Night Flight Concepts delivers a wide range of… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 17-Oct-11

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ASU Announces Night Vision Award Mixer for AMTC

ASU Announces Night Vision Award Mixer for AMTC

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced that they will host an afternoon mixer from 4:30-6 p.m., Tuesday, October 18 at the convention hall in room 267, and present the night vision awards in St Louis, Missouri at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC). Drinks and light appetizers will be served. “The AMTC annual conference provides us… Read more »

Source: ASU, 15-Oct-11

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ASU presents NVIS Aircraft Conformity Course at AMTC

ASU presents NVIS Aircraft Conformity Course at AMTC

In an effort to assist and educate operators about changes in inspections, installations, aircraft conformity, and requirements with modifications, Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) will offer a NVIS Aircraft Conformity Courses at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in St. Louis. ASU Quality Assurance Manager and Chief Inspector Kip McDermott will present the course. The course… Read more »

Source: ASU, 15-Oct-11

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Civilian aviation NV conference set to change industry

Civilian aviation NV conference set to change industry

Night Flight Concepts, a leading provider of comprehensive night vision solutions, is pleased to report that NIGHTCon 2011 (www.nightcon.com)- the inaugural Night Vision Conference dedicated to civilian aviation – was a resounding success. The event featured outstanding involvement from Federal Aviation Administration representatives and unprecedented collaboration among leading NVG industry providers resulting in plans for… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 03-Oct-11

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ASU final call for AMTC Night Vision Awards entries

ASU final call for AMTC Night Vision Awards entries

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced that they are accepting nominations for the Night Vision Awards, to be presented at the AMTC Conference in St Louis, Missouri, October 1, 2011. This is the third and final award presentation for 2011. The night vision awards were created to acknowledge companies that use night vision systems and further… Read more »

Source: ASU, 29-Sep-11

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Test pilot joins Aero Dynamix team

Test pilot joins Aero Dynamix team

Aero Dynamix Inc. is very proud to announce that long time test pilot Dwayne Williams has joined their growing team of night vision goggle professionals. “We are extremely pleased to announce that Dwayne has joined the team at Aero Dynamix” stated General Manager Dennis Trout.  “He is truly one of the industry professionals that everyone… Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 26-Sep-11

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Night Flight Concepts trains National Research Council of Canada

Night Flight Concepts trains National Research Council of Canada

Night Flight Concepts (NFC), a leading provider of night vision solutions, announced today that it completed provision of Night Vision Goggle (NVG) maintenance training to the National Research Council of Canada (NRC). The training will  help to further NVG lifecycle support and capability development in the evolving Canadian NVG market. As Canada’s national aerospace laboratory,… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 14-Sep-11

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ASU to display at Helitech

ASU to display at Helitech

ASU announced they will display at Helitech in Duxford, U.K. September 27-29 at booth 515. ?We will be displaying the most technologically advanced night vision equipment in the industry,? said ASU Founder Mike Atwood.? ? ASU has long been known for our night vision goggles, training, maintenance and equipment. That has not changed. We are… Read more »

Source: ASU, 11-Sep-11

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NVG Cockpit Lighting Conformity Training for LA County Fire Dept

NVG Cockpit Lighting Conformity Training for LA County Fire Dept

Night Flight Concepts, a leading provider of night vision solutions, announced today that the Los Angeles County Fire Department Air Operations Section has successfully completed certification training of the Night Vision Goggle (NVG) Lighting Conformity Test Kit. Los Angeles Country Fire is now equipped and trained to monitor night vision imaging system (NVIS) lighting airworthiness… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 08-Sep-11

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ASU instructs on NVIS at Silverhawk Aviation Academy

ASU instructs on NVIS at Silverhawk Aviation Academy

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) instructors spent time at Silverhawk Aviation Academy in Caldwell, Idaho teaching future pilots about the use of night vision goggles.  Students participated in initial ground school training and were given an orientation on night vision systems. “We wanted to take time to give back not only to our community, but also… Read more »

Source: Aviation Specialties Unlimited, 08-Sep-11

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Annual NVG conference in Dallas Sept 15-16

Annual NVG conference in Dallas Sept 15-16

Together, Night Flight Concepts and Aviation Specialities Unlimited will present NightCon 2011 – an annual night vision conference for civil and para-public operators to be held in Dallas, Texas September 15-16. The event will provide industry professionals with an opportunity to obtain information, education, and guidance on Night Vision Goggle (NVG) implementation, operations, and maintenance… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 29-Aug-11

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Rebtech adds NVG compatibility to Virginia State Police 407s

Rebtech adds NVG compatibility to Virginia State Police 407s

As the result of a competitive bid award by the Virginia State Police Aviation Unit, REBTECH has teamed with Paradigm Aerospace Corporation (PAC) to provide the first night vision compatible cockpit and cabins for the agency’s Bell 407 helicopters.  Installation of the REBTECH night vision Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) was completed at the PAC facility… Read more »

Source: Rebtech, 29-Aug-11

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Howard County Police receives Aero Dynamix NVG conversion

Howard County Police receives Aero Dynamix NVG conversion

Aero Dynamix Inc. is very proud to announce the completion and delivery of the Howard County Police night vision goggle modified Bell 407 aircraft. ’We are very pleased to be working with a large number of law enforcement agencies on the conversion of their aircraft for night vision goggle operations’ stated General Manager Dennis Trout…. Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 23-Aug-11

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Special Rate for ALEA Members on NVIO Night Vision Goggle training

Special Rate for ALEA Members on NVIO Night Vision Goggle training

Night Flight Concepts, a worldwide provider of night vision solutions, is pleased to announce it has just completed formal agreement with the Airborne Law Enforcement Association to provide to its membership NVIOâ„¢ Night Vision Goggle Computer-Based Training at a special ALEA rate. NVIOâ„¢ NVG CBT is an FAA approved Night Vision Goggle set of courses… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 28-Jul-11

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Pasco County Sheriff selects Night Flight Concepts for NVG equipment and training

Pasco County Sheriff selects Night Flight Concepts for NVG equipment and training

Night Flight Concepts, a leading provider of night vision solutions, announces that it has been selected to provide Night Vision Goggles (NVG) and training to the Pasco County, Florida Sheriff’s Aviation Unit. “Pasco County has a lot of difficult terrain to protect 24/7 and has been looking to acquire NVGs for some time now,” explained… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 27-Jul-11

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Air Evac Lifeteam update Oklahoma base to LongRanger IV

Air Evac Lifeteam update Oklahoma base to LongRanger IV

At the Air Medical Transport Conference in Ft. Lauderdale last October, Bell announced that Air Evac Lifeteam had placed an order for sixteen Bell LongRanger IV helicopters.  HeliHub.com has heard that one of these has been allocated to their base at Woodward in Oklahoma, whch opened in May 2007, and went live on 1st July. … Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 25-Jul-11

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Swedish Police select Night Flight Concepts as primary NVG solutions provider

Swedish Police select Night Flight Concepts as primary NVG solutions provider

Night Flight Concepts, a leading provider of night vision solutions, has been selected to provide its NVIOâ„¢ NVG (Night Vision Goggle) Computer-Based Training to the Swedish National Police, National Bureau of Investigation. The National Bureau of Investigation includes the Police Helicopter Service which is tasked with providing search and reconnaissance aircraft and personnel in support… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 25-Jul-11

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Aero Dynamix delivers eighth NVG modification on LA County Sheriff AS350B2

Aero Dynamix delivers eighth NVG modification on LA County Sheriff AS350B2

Aero Dynamix Inc. is very proud to announce the delivery of the eighth Night Vision Goggle (NVG) modified AS350 to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. “We are very pleased to be working with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on this project” stated General Manager Dennis Trout. “We are performing the night vision cockpit modification… Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 20-Jul-11

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Night Flight Concepts streamlines NVG repair

Night Flight Concepts streamlines NVG repair

At the Airborne Law Enforcement Association’s 41st Annual Conference and Exposition taking place in New Orleans this week, Night Flight Concepts will showcase their innovative online NVG parts ordering tool and RMA procedures that will help customer streamline maintenance and repair, reduce time and cost and operational downtime. “We are very pleased to showcase our… Read more »

Source: Night Flight Concepts, 20-Jul-11

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FlightSafety expands NVG trainnig capabilities through collaboration with ASU

FlightSafety expands NVG trainnig capabilities through collaboration with ASU

FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that it will expand its simulator-based Night Vision Goggle training program through a collaborative agreement with Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU). “Our Customers will benefit from the addition of this comprehensive simulator-based NVG training to FlightSafety’s wide variety of initial, recurrent, specialty and enhancement courses designed specifically for helicopter operators,”… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 19-Jul-11

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