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ASU Completes AS350B2 Modification For Era Training Center, LLC

 
(LAS VEGAS, Nevada — March 4, 2013)  Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced today that it completed night vision cockpit modifications for an AS350B2 for Era Training Center, LLC., in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Chris Reber, ASU Assistant Director of Maintenance, was onsite to complete the modification at the Era Training Center.   Reber has been with ASU since 2007 and has personally conducted over 100 NVIS lighting installations throughout the world.
 
"Era Training Center needed their aircraft modified within a short period of time and wanted it done before HELI EXPO," said Reber.  "Through a collective effort, we streamlined our process and completed the modification in a little more than a month. Our customers know that when they need expertise and efficiency in order to get their aircraft NVIS modified, ASU has the organization, the people and the systems in place to assure deadlines are met."
 
ASU has also modified three AW139s, three EC135s a BK117b and an AS350 for ERA Helicopters, LLC, and two BK117As, 19 AVS-9s and conducted pilot training for EraMed, LLC.
 
"ASU has a proven history of completing NVIS modifications on aircraft all over the world," said Era Senior Vice President Paul White. "We chose ASU because of their experience, dedication and quality."

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.
 

ASU is quickly closing in on 700 aircraft STC installations and has 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
 

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