29-Sep-2011 Source: ASU
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 safety by using them.
ASU will give awards for the following categories:
â€¢ 5-year service award
â€¢ 10-year service award
â€¢ Community Awareness award
â€¢ Mark of Excellence award
â€œOur first two award ceremonies have been extremely successful and we were proud to honor recipients,â€ said ASU Founder and CEO Mike Atwood. â€œThe Air Medical Industry is being called upon to respond to increased emergency calls at night. Their efforts translate into lives saved everyday. We look forward to honoring recipients October 18, at AMTC in St. Louis.â€
Any flight operation using any Night Vision system is eligible for nominations. Award nomination packets can be downloaded or filled out on ASUâ€™sWeb site.
Since 1995, ASUâ€™s goal has been to implement night vision in the civil aviation market to increase operational safety and improve mission capabilities. Our focus is on providing a turnkey solution to our customers so that with one call they can obtain:
â€¢ Night vision goggles and replacement parts
â€¢ Service/inspection for goggles
â€¢ NVG cockpit lighting solutions, installed by our FAA-approved 145 repair station technicians at our facility in Boise, Idaho, or at the customerâ€™s facility
â€¢ Cockpit replacement parts provided by our FAA-approved PMA
â€¢ Initial and recurrent training for flight crews on the use of night vision via an FAA-approved 141 Training Program and/or 135 Air Operator Certificate
â€¢ Assistance in establishing Night Vision Programs.
To date, ASU is quickly closing in on 600 aircraft STC installations and sold over 2,500 aviator systems here in the U.S.