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Aviation Specialties Unlimited Announces Heli-Expo 2012 Night Vision Award Winners

(BOISE, Idaho — February 2, 2012)  Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced today the award winners for the Second Annual Night Vision Awards to be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday February 12, at Heli Expo in Dallas.  The event is open to Heli Expo attendees and will held at the Dallas Convention Center in Ballroom A2 near the exhibit hall. 

Travis County STAR Flight won the Mark of Excellence Award.  Texas Department of Public Safety won the Community Awareness Award.  A 10-Year Service award will be presented to the Los Angeles County Fire Department Air Operations Unit.  REACH Air Medical Services, STAT MedEvac and Collier County MedFlight will be given the 5-Year Service Award.

“There were a lot of great nominees,” said Marketing Director Hannah Gordon.  “All the nominees are a tribute to the many operators proudly serving their communities through EMS, Law Enforcement, SAR and Fire Fighting operations. There are countless stories of saved lives and successful missions made possibly with night vision systems.  We look forward to honoring the award winners and invite Heli Expo attendees to join us.”

The Night Vision Awards were established in 2011 to recognize operations using night vision systems to safely protect and serve communities while championing the call for safe night flights.    Doors open at 5:00.  Drinks and refreshments will be served.  The award ceremony will begin at 5:30.

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 has performed 600 aircraft STC installations in the United States and sold over 4500 aviator systems worldwide.  For additional information, call 208-426-8117 or e-mail ASU at info@asu-nvg.com


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