Nominations open for the 2019 Night Vision Awards


The Night Vision Awards selection committee has announced that nominations for the 2019 Night Vision Awards Show held in Omaha, Nebraska, are now open. The show will take place at the Airborne Public Safety Association’s (ASPA) annual APSCON conference, and entries will be accepted until 3 June.

The Night Vision Awards celebrate operational leadership and excellence in the use of night vision across North America and around the world. The show is a biennial event, and this year the awards will take place on Thursday 18 July in the CHI Health Center Junior Ballroom between 16:30 and 17:30 hrs. The ceremonies will be hosted by Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Night Flight Concepts, Vertical Magazine and Rotorcraft Pro magazine.

The Night Vision Award categories include:

  • five-year service award
  • 10-year service award
  • 15-year service award
  • 20-year service award (NEW)
  • Community Awareness award
  • Mark of Excellence award
  • International Advancement Award

“There are so many unheralded things that helicopter pilots and crews do every day that saves lives,” said Night Vision Awards emcee Scott Emerine. “We look forward to honouring some of them at this award ceremony.”

To submit a nomination entry, or to simply learn more about the awards, click here.

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