May 18, 2012, North Slope Borough, Ak. - North Slope Borough’s Search and Rescue Aviation Unit has chosen Night Flight Concepts (NFC) to provide a Night Vision Goggle (NVG) repair and maintenance solution to augment their existing night vision program.
By Carey Fredericks
The addition of NFC FAA-certified repair and maintenance services, including NVG inspections, will streamline NSB’s NVG sustainment to deliver greater value, performance and safety.
“NFC is pleased to have been selected as the primary NVG support contractor once again by NSB,” stated Night Flight Concepts President, Adam Aldous.
Located in the northernmost city in the US – Barrow, Alaska – the North Slope Borough Search and Rescue Unit relies on NVGs to mitigate risk in the harsh environment of the north. The NFC maintenance solution is expected to accelerate NVG inspection and repair turn-around times and ensure maintenance is performed consistently to the highest standard.
“Our positive past experience with Night Flight Concepts prompted our contracting additional flight training and maintenance services,” stated NSB’s Richard “Pat” Patterson, Chief Pilot. “The knowledgeable team, excellent service and cost-effective solutions made NFC a logical choice for us.”
Night Flight Concepts will continue to work with NSB to plan, equip, train and support their NVG program, using full complement of NVG tools. The new NFC NVG maintenance program will augment the existing program of NVIO™ Systems Night Vision Goggle (NVG) Computer-Based Training (CBT) already in use at NSB.