• ASU modifies CO Fire AT-802 for first fixed-wing NVG firefighting operations

    ASU modifies CO Fire AT-802 for first fixed-wing NVG firefighting operations0

    BOISE, Idaho —  Fighting fires at night is an effective tool for combatting threatening wild fires. Temperatures drop, humidity typically increases and it is easier to spot hot spots at night making nighttime firefighting ideal. Now, CO Fire Aviation has a new tool to combat fires at night. Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc., (ASU) recently modified

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  • Pattern Uniformity

    Pattern Uniformity0

    Dennis R Gardisser, WRK of Arkansas LLC It is essential that pesticide applications be made uniformly across the treated area. There has been a lot of discussion recently about the need, or lack of need, for nozzles to be placed in the center section on aircraft. This issue will not be resolved here, but hopefully

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  • 20 years ago – Gypsy moth applications in North Carolina0

    by Bill Lavender, circa 1998 FRANKLIN, NC – The gypsy moth control program by the USDA has been around for quite a while. Traditionally, the program has been in the northeastern part of the United States. Until recently, the gypsy moth infestations have been reasonably regional. But with the advent of mobile campers, hikers and

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  • Ram air inlet receives filter system upgrade

    Ram air inlet receives filter system upgrade0

    By Peggy Mills, If you currently have a Thrush aircraft with a Record Pitot-type engine air inlet installed per STC SA4374NM, there now is an optional Quick Change Air Filter System available from Aero Innovations, LLC based in Terre Haute, Indiana. Aero Innovations purchased the Record Intake STC in 2015. The STC was originally issued

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  • WA Commissioner Franz poses with Fire Boss

    WA Commissioner Franz poses with Fire Boss0

    DNR has responded to 470 wildfires so far in 2018 OLYMPIA – With the arrival of summer temperatures and the Fourth of July holiday, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is urging people to be cautious of rising fire danger. Those celebrating should be especially careful with fireworks and check local restrictions on

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  • ASU Named 2018 SBA Pacific Northwest Region 
Small Business Exporter of the Year

    ASU Named 2018 SBA Pacific Northwest Region 
Small Business Exporter of the Year0

    BOISE, Idaho July 2, 2018 – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2018 Pacific Northwest Region Small Business Exporter of the Year is Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. in Boise, Idaho. Founded in 1995, Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. (ASU) is a trusted provider of integrated Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS) that significantly increase operational safety and

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