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Sep
28
2012

NVG Civil Industry: Past, Present, and Future

Posted by jhadmin

It is no secret the civil NVG industry was born from military utilization of night vision technology. The acceptance and eventual proliferation of Night Vision Goggles (“NVG”s) into the civil aviation industry is not without bumps and bruises. The path to acceptance by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and civil industry operators alike, has required education, patience, and compromise. Today, nearly fifteen years after the first civil operator was approved by the FAA to utilize NVGs, the civil industry continues to be plagued with issues related to regulatory oversight. In this article, we will discuss: past efforts to standardize the civil industry; how those efforts support today’s NVG industry; and efforts taking place today to ensure a safe, healthy, and prosperous future for NVG operators and regulators. [Read More...]

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Categories: categoryOpinion-Editorial



Oct
14
2011

NightCon 2011 Draws NVIS Industry Together

Posted by jhadmin

The very first conference exclusively focused on Night Vision Systems was recently held in Dallas TX. The event was exceptionally well attended by Night Vision Goggle (NVG) users, suppliers and government representatives. The participation of every group that has anything to do with Night Vision operations made this conference different from most in the industry. [Read More...]

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Nov
30
2009

Night Flight Concepts Takes Mystery Out of NVG's!

Posted by jhadmin

INCLUDESVIDEOFEATURE! Article, Photos, and Video by Lyn Burks - If you are a current or former Military Pilot, odds are good that you have been exposed to Night Vision Goggle (NVG) operations. However, to their civilian trained counterparts, the concepts of NVG operations are both unfamiliar and somewhat mysterious. [Read More...]

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