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Orange County California Fire Authority selects Night Flight Concepts NVIO™ NVG Computer-Based Training for its pilots and crew

Irvine, California (May 15, 2012) – Leading night vision imaging system (NVIS) solution provider Night Flight Concepts  is pleased to announce the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) has contracted to use NVIO™ Night Vision Goggle (NVG) Computer-Based Training (CBT) for Initial and Recurrent training of flight crew to ensure readiness in night operations. 

 “The use of night vision goggles has really improved safety at night.” explains OCFA’s Captain Dave Lopez. “As a result, keeping NVG equipment and personnel operation-ready is a real priority.  “After reviewing the many products available for NVG training, it is our intention to run all of our flight crew members though the NVIO NVG course,” stated Lopez. “NVIO’s ease-of- access, as well as its powerful state of the art interactive courseware were the main reasons for selecting Night Flight Concepts as our NVG solution provider. “

Responsible for fire protection and emergency medical services to unincorporated areas of Orange County, California and cities in the region, the OCFA relies on night vision goggles (NVGs) to perform critical operations at night. NVGs provide the enhanced situational awareness to enable OCFA  to perform night water drops and night rescues with greater precision and less risk to those in the air and on the ground.

About NVIO  (www.nviosystems.com)
NVIO  is a self-paced, e-learning training for night vision goggle operation and maintenance from Night Flight Concepts featuring interactive practice in advanced synthetic environments, and availability 24/7 via the internet.  NVIO’s FAA approved courseware includes instruction on NVG system capabilities and limitations, operational concepts and requirements, equipment parts familiarization and NVG operations and maintenance procedures.

About Orange County Fire Authority (www.ocfa.org)
The California Orange County Fire Authority provides fire services  and emergency medical services  to 22 cities in the Orange County area that includes 1,400,000 residents and 61 fire stations.

About Night Flight Concepts
Night Flight Concepts (NFC) is a comprehensive night vision technology (NVT) provider specializing in night vision goggle (NVG) pilot and crewmember flight training, NVG service & maintenance repair, NVG maintenance technician training, and night vision program support for law enforcement agencies, air medical/rescue services, military organizations, and government task force agencies worldwide. Visit: (www.nightflightconcepts.com)

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