18-Apr-2013 Source: Night Flight Concepts
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 Vice-President of Operations, Gonzalo A. Castillo. “Helidosa is proud to have invested in a strategic capability to ensure optimal customer safety and security in night operations.”
The new Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) enables Helidosa to more safely, efficiently and effectively serve their clients at night. Night Flight Concepts conducted an innovative Night Vision Goggle (NVG) training program that provided up-to-date, relevant, comprehensive information on the latest technology coupled with real-world, EMS- specific operational scenario training for pilots and medical crew. The program included initial NVG training classroom and flight training, supported by the NVIOTM NVG Computer-Based Training (CBT), a cost-effective, self-paced, FAA-approved e-learning tool for NVG instruction.
Adam Aldous, Night Flights President & CEO stated, “Night Flight Concepts is pleased to assist Helidosa develop and maintain their NVG expertise to leverage their NVG investments to the fullest advantage, enabling enhanced situational awareness for greater safety and performance at night.”
Helidosa, the largest helicopter operator in the Dominican Republic, is recognized for providing innovative transportation, tourism and emergency response services. Their EMS division, Helidosa Aeroambulancia, is the first and only Dominican company, able to offer a complete and modern air ambulance service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year.
About Night Flight Concepts
Night Flight Concepts assists organizations from around the globe, providing comprehensive night vision solutions featuring training, equipment, maintenance services, and consulting options. Night Flight Concepts was formed in 2006 by experienced civil and U.S. Army aviators, maintenance technicians, and safety officers. Combined the company has over 50 years of aviation experience and performed flight operations around the globe and in all environments.
Night Flight Concepts was formed to meet the challenging need and continuing growth of night vision goggle (NVG) operations within the United States and abroad, particularly for law enforcement agencies, air medical/rescue services, military organizations, and government task force agencies; our “First Responders.”