Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) are accepting nominations for the Night Vision Awards to be presented at the Airborne Law Enforcement Agencyâ€™s (ALEA) Annual Trade Show and Convention in July 11-14 in Reno, Nevada. Nominations will be accepted until June 18, 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:
â€¢ 5-year service award
â€¢ 10-year service award
â€¢ Community Awareness award
â€¢ International Advancement award
â€¢ Mark of Excellence award
ASU will host their second annual Night Visional Awards Thursday, July 12 from 4:30-6:30 at the Peppermill Resort Spa and Casino in the Tuscany Ballrooms 5 and 6. The event is FREE and open to all ALEA attendees. Join ASU for FREE drinks and hors d’oeuvres as they celebrate the Night Vision Award Winners for 2012.
â€œWe look forward to honoring this yearâ€™s great recipients of the Night Vision Awards,â€ said ASU Marketing Director Hannah Gordon. â€œI want to encourage members of ALEA to nominate units they know that use Night Vision Goggles as part of their mission to serve and protect our cities across the world.â€
Awards will also be given out at later in the year at AMTC in Seattle. Any flight operation using any Night Vision systems is eligible for nominations. Award nomination packets can be downloaded or filled out on ASUâ€™s website. A full list of previous winners and award description can be found on the website also.
Nominees are asked to send unit photos, videos if available, a brief bio, a story on how the NVGs were used to impact the saving of a life and permission to use these materials for public relations to Scott Emerine atÂ [email protected]
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: Night vision goggles and replacement parts; Service/inspection for goggles; 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; Cockpit replacement parts provided by our FAA-approved PMA; 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; 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.
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