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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Selects NVIO™ NVG CBT Program

Bedford, Texas (October 25, 2011) – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has selected Night Flight Concepts NVIO™ NVG CBT program to be used within the Bachelor of Aeronautical Science  Specialty degree program. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus will be integrating the NVIO™ NVG CBT program into one of their Advanced Helicopter Specialty Courses: “Environmental Helicopter Operations”.

In this course students obtain the foundation for helicopter operations in varying environmental conditions.  The students are introduced to aspects particular to helicopter flight as it pertains to adverse weather including day, night, and Night Vision Goggle (NVG) operations.  The ground instruction on NVG operations using NVIO™ is in accordance with the ground training requirements outlined in FAR Part 61.31(k).

The implementation of the CBT at Embry-Riddle is unique. The content including 3D graphics is integrated real-time into a classroom environment. Instructors have the ability to take advantage of the FAA vetted courseware and state of the art graphics while at the same time maintaining the integrity of the traditional classroom.

“With all of the technology available to Embry-Riddle, Night Flight Concepts is particularly pleased to have them recognize and select our NVIO™ NVG CBT” stated Adam Aldous, President of Night Flight Concepts.

According to Assistant Professor Bryan Cox, “Embry-Riddle is an institution that promotes safety first. NVGs are playing an ever increasing role in night helicopter operations. We are pleased to have NVIO™ NVG in our technology tool-kit. It provides not only a cool way to teach the class but automatically maintains a standardized approach to that training.”

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

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Embry-Riddle is rated number one in aviation and aerospace college education offering a wide variety of air and space related degrees. Visit: http://prescott.erau.edu/

Media, please contact:    
Night Flight Concepts                                                    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   
Pippa Hamilton                                                               Mary Lin
phamilton@strategyhive.com                                      mary.lin@erau.edu
Tel: (613) 986-4483                                                       Tel: 928- 777-6731

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