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Aviation Specialties Unlimited Announces Final Call for Entries for ALEA Annual Convention Night Vision Awards -  Night Flight Concepts Joins as Co-Sponsor

(BOISE, Idaho — May 22, 2012 Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced that they are accepting nominations for the Night Vision Awards to be presented at the Airborne Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Annual Trade Show and Convention on July 11-14 in Reno, Nevada.  Nominations will be accepted until June 18, 2012.  Night Flight Concepts, (NFC) is joining with ASU as the Co-Sponsor of the event.  The night vision awards were created to acknowledge companies that use night vision systems and further safety by using them.

“Night Flight Concepts has always supported efforts to enhance night vision education and awareness,” explains NFC President, Adam Aldous. “We are pleased to join with ASU this year to support the Night Vision Awards series and help recognize just some of the industry operators demonstrating leadership and success in their night vision programs.”

Awards will be given out for the following categories:

  • 5-year service award
  • 10-year service award
  • Community Awareness award
  • International Advancement award
  • Mark of Excellence award

The Night Vision Awards will take place 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 and NFC for FREE drinks and hors d' oeuvres as they celebrate the Night Vision Award Winners for 2012. 

“We look forward to honoring this year’s great recipients of the Night Vision Awards,” said ASU Marketing Director Hannah Gordon.  “We are proud to have NFC as a co-sponsor.  We 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.”

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 ASU’s website,
 http://www.asu-nvg.com/asu_night_vision_awards/.   Nominations can also be sent to http://www.nightvisionawards.com beginning next week.  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 at scott@brandingiron.com


About ASU
Since 1995, ASU’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 customer’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.  For additional information, call 208-426-8117 or e-mail ASU at info@asu-nvg.com

About NFC
From equipment acquisition through sustainment, Night Flight Concepts (www.nightflightconcepts.com) helps aviation organizations worldwide with all their Night Vision Goggle (NVG) needs. A leader in NVG planning, acquisition, training and maintenance, NFC provides comprehensive NVG solutions designed to deliver and sustain exceptional quality, value, safety and performance over time. NFC offerings include NVG maintenance, equipment sales, flight and maintenance training, NVG inspections, aircraft modifications and consulting. Industry education initiatives include www.nvgsafety.com and www.laserstrikeprotection.com. NFC headquarters and FAA-approved Part 145 Repair Station (certification #N5ZR113B) are based in Bedford, Texas.  For more information, contact NFC at 888-632-8764 or info@nightflightconcepts.com 
 

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