October 23, 2018. Urbana, IL. Several aviation education organizations in China have selected Frasca International, Inc. to provide flight training devices for their programs this year. New orders for 2018 include a Level 5 Archer Flight Training Device (FTD) for Chengdu Fanmei Aviation Industry Co, Ltd, located in Chengdu, Sichuan, a Cessna 172 Level 5 FTD for Hebei Zhiyuan GA Co, LTD, located in the Hebei Province and a DA40/42 G1000 FTD for the First International Aviation Academy located in the Jilin Province. (more…)
After spending the last several years considering options to supplement it’s simulated training devices, Moody Aviation has selected Frasca International to provide three reconfigurable Advanced Aviation Training Devices (AATDs) for use at their flight training facility at Felts Field in Spokane, Washington. Moody is one of Frasca’s earliest customers, having purchased their first Frasca simulator in the 1960’s. Moody currently uses several Frasca devices which have been acquired over the years. Their three new AATDs will replace three earlier Frasca units. (more…)
September 17, 2018. Urbana, IL. Frasca International, Inc. (Frasca) has been named sub-contractor for the Navy TH-57 Aircrew Training Services (ATS) Contract. The prime contract, which was awarded by the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) to FlightSafety Services Corporation includes contract instructional services (CIS), contractor operations & maintenance services (COMS) and Flight Simulation Training Devices (FSTDs) for CNATRA. (more…)
Rudy Frasca’s P-40 at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 was featured as Picture of the day by Photographer Albert Dyer.
July 19, 2018. Urbana, IL. The Japan Civil Aviation College (JCAC) has placed an order for five (5) FRASCA Cirrus SR22 Flight Training Devices (FTDs). The Level 5 FTDs will be configured with the Garmin NXi avionics and will include Frasca’s TruVision™ Global visual system with three channel projected visual display system, Simplicity™ Instructor Operator Station, Cirrus landing gear system, sound simulation and more. (more…)
July 18, 2018. Urbana, IL. Tokai University, located in Hiratsuka, Japan, has selected FRASCA to supply a Piper PA-44 Seminole G1000 Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD). The FTD will be equipped wtih real Garmin G1000NXi PFD and MFD, GFC700 Autopilot and real AspenAvionics EFT 1000 Standby and Frasca Simplicity™ Instructor Operator Station. The Level 5 FTD will also include Frasca’s TruVision™ Global visual system with wraparound visual display system and digital sound system. Tokai is a repeat customer of Frasca with a Piper Seminole FTD delivered in 2009 currently in use.
July 2, 2018. Urbana, IL. Flight Simulator manufacturer, Frasca International, Inc. has received an order for a Cessna 172S Flight Training Device (FTD) from Korea Aerospace University (KAU) Department of Aeronautical Science & Flight Operations, located in Goyang, South Korea. The Level 5 FTD will include NAVIII Garmin G1000 avionics, Frasca TruVision™ visual system with three channel projected display system and Simplicity™ Instructor Operator Station. (more…)
March 28, 2018. Urbana, IL. Big Bend Community College (BBCC), Moses Lake, Washington, has placed an order for a Frasca Piper Archer AATD (Advanced Aviation Training Device). The college recently bought several new Archer aircraft from Piper and wanted a simulation device to have the exact same avionics as their new aircraft, including Garmin’s newest G1000 NXi that was announced earlier this year. (more…)
March 21, 2018. Urbana, IL. Saint Louis University’s Parks College of Engineering, Aviation & Technology, St. Louis, Missouri, has placed an order for three FRASCA reconfigurable Advanced Aviation Training Devices (AATDs). All three AATDs will include GTN-650 GPS, navigational database, ForeFlight iPad interface, Frasca’s TruVision™ visual system with three channel visual display system, Frasca’s Simplicity™ touch screen Instructor Operator Station (IOS) and will be FAA approved. The devices will be delivered later this year. (more…)