Thursday, April 25, 2013
ASU Adds Night Vision to EC135, BK117
Boise, Idaho-based night vision imaging system (NVIS) provider from Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) has completed a Eurocopter EC135 for Med-Trans Air Medical Services. The installation, which took place at Metro Aviation in Shreveport, La., represents the 700th NVIS completion for ASU. The first civil installation traces back to 2003, an EC135 also carried out at Metro.
Flight for Life Eurocopter BK117. Photo courtesy of Flight For Life Transport System
ASU has also equipped a Eurocopter/Kawasaki BK117 in operation with Flight for Life Transport System with night vision cockpit upgrades at Helicopter Specialties in Janesville, Wis. The Air Methods-operated Flight for Life helicopter becomes the 100th BK117 night completion from ASU.
Related: Night Vision News