2-Feb-2010 Source: Night Flight Concepts
The Atlanta Police Departmentâ€™s Aviation Unit completed the Turn Green, Turn-Keyâ„¢ program offered by Night Flight Concepts (NFC).Â Night Flight Concepts is the industryâ€™s premier provider of night vision goggles, training and maintenance.
Atlanta PDâ€™s comprehensive NVG training package took place on-site at the departmentsâ€™ flight operation facility in their MD-500E aircraft. Included in NFCâ€™s training package were ground and flight training for the pilots and tactical flight officers (TFO).
Additionally, NFC provided the only FAA TSO-C164-approved Night Vision Aviation Goggles (NVAG); an extended night vision goggle (NVG) inspection service agreement to maintain the NVGâ€™s continued air-worthiness; and an REB Technologies MD-500E STC NVG lighting kit and modification.
According to Officer Terry Mulkey, â€œJohn Wardle (NVG Instructor) was on point, thoroughly knowledgeable, and is an asset to your companyâ€.Â In addition, he stated that â€œRandy Rowles is the best flight instructor I have had the pleasure of flying with.Â He is calm, knowledgeable, and truly cares that his students are safe pilots.Â This training will help us step up our safety program and I will recommend your company to anyone.Â Your program is at the tip of the spearâ€. NFC company president, Adam Aldous commented, â€œWe’re extremely proud to have provided an additional element of safety for the flight crews of Atlanta PD, as well as improved service to the residents of Atlanta and the surrounding areas.Â We appreciate the confidence that the City of Atlanta has placed in Night Flight Concepts.â€
About Night Flight Concepts
Based in Port St. Lucie, Florida, Night Flight Concepts provides complete night vision goggle equipment, flight training, NVG inspections/maintenance, and support for global customers looking to improve night flight safety for rotary wing flight operations. The company can also provide aircraft cockpit, cabin and crew station night vision capable modifications, installation and related consulting. For more information, please see the Night Flight Concepts, Inc. website, http://nightflightconcepts.com/ or via telephone at 888.632.8764.