NVIS

Aviation Specialties Unlimited Announces NVIS FAA STC for UH-60

Aviation Specialties Unlimited Announces NVIS FAA STC for UH-60

26-Mar-2021Source: ASU

Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) in Boise, Idaho, announced today the company obtained a supplemental type certificate (STC) from the FAA for NVIS (Night Vision Imaging System) use on the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. The aircraft, owned by Firehawk Helicopters (Firehawk) with a base also in Boise, will be used for firefighting. “This certification is essential... Read more

HeliOperations launches EASA standard Night Vision training

HeliOperations launches EASA standard Night Vision training

15-Feb-2021Source: HeliOperations

HeliOperations is delighted to be able to offer an EASA Standard Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) qualification, suitable for both civil and military customers using its own state of the art, full-motion NVIS equipped simulator situated at the Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose followed by live NVIS flying training using its own Sea King helicopters... Read more

ASU Named Small Business Exporter of the Year

ASU Named Small Business Exporter of the Year

6-Jul-2018Source: ASU

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2018 Pacific Northwest Region Small Business Exporter of the Year is Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. in Boise, Idaho. Founded in 1995, Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. (ASU) is a trusted provider of integrated Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS) that significantly increase operational safety and improve mission capabilities for nighttime aerial... Read more

ASU Obtains NVIS Transport Canada STC on AS350

ASU Obtains NVIS Transport Canada STC on AS350

15-Nov-2017Source: ASU

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) received notice from Transport Canada that they have received a supplemental type certificate (STC) on the Airbus AS350. ASU modified the AS350 for HNZ Topflight.  The modification was ASU’s 208th on this airframe globally. “HNZ Topflight provides advanced helicopter training that supports their company operations across Canada as well as military,... Read more

Yorkshire Air Ambulance achieves NVIS status

Yorkshire Air Ambulance achieves NVIS status

19-Sep-2017Source: Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Following a visit from their CAA Flight Operations Inspector, Paddy Connelly, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) were granted approval to extend their operational hours into darkness earlier last week, bringing further benefits to the people of Yorkshire. The Charity, which operates two fully night capable Airbus H145 helicopters, will now be available to respond to... Read more

ASU Obtains STC on Sikorsky S92A

ASU Obtains STC on Sikorsky S92A

12-Sep-2017Source: ASU

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) obtained a supplemental type certificate (STC) on the Sikorsky S-92A. The S-92A is widely used in offshore operations around the world and is known for its ability to transport large crews and heavy cargo to drilling platforms. ASU obtained the STC for a Bristow aircraft operating in the Gulf of Mexico.... Read more

Helijet to install NVIS on British Columbia EMS S76C fleet

Helijet to install NVIS on British Columbia EMS S76C fleet

8-Sep-2017Source: Helijet

This winter, Helijet International Inc. and BC Ambulance Service will develop and install Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS) into all three of its dedicated air ambulance helicopters. Helijet operates the specially-equipped Sikorsky S-76C+ medical helicopters on a 7/24 basis from its Vancouver International Airport and Prince Rupert/Seal Cove base facilities under long term contracts with... Read more

New EC145T2 arrives with Bond Air Services

New EC145T2 arrives with Bond Air Services

28-Jan-2015Source: Bond Air Services

The UK’s second EC145T2 has become the latest addition to the Bond Air Services fleet. The brand new aircraft arrived at Bond Air Services’ Gloucestershire Airport headquarters last week and was welcomed by Andy Moir and Rob Dalziel from the Scottish Ambulance Service, Tom Wells from Gama and Paul Westaway from Bond Air Services. The... Read more

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