Epic Flight Academy Q&A

Tuesday, 24 November 2020 by

Q&A With Epic Flight Academy, New Smyrna Beach, FL –  https://epicflightacademy.com/
FRASCA spoke with Dr. Cindy Lovell, Director of Education at Epic Flight Academy, about the flight school’s growing fleet of FRASCA Advanced Aviation Training Devices (AATD). Epic recently became the first flight school in the world to take delivery of a FRASCA Cessna 172 AATD with FRASCA’s Motion Cueing System for fixed-wing devices (FMCS-FX). PHOTO CAPTION: Haley Konfrst, an IR student at Epic Flight Academy, experiencing Epic’s newest simulator, a FRASCA Cessna 172 Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD) with FRASCA’s Motion Cueing System for fixed-wing devices (FMCS-FX) (more…)

Frasca High Fidelity

Tuesday, 04 August 2020 by
Frasca High Fidelity TBM-930

Unlike competitors who often start with commercially available computer games and attempt to boost fidelity from there, at Frasca, we produce our own flight modeling for our Level D full-flight simulators. We take what we learn in developing this high-level modeling and apply it down the line of our simulators.

We achieve this by investing in high fidelity in three significant ways (more…)

Embry Riddle Q&A

Monday, 03 August 2020 by

Q&A With ERAU Prescott, College of Aviation Flight Department, AZ Campus

FRASCA spoke with Dennis “DJ” Cassady, Flight Simulation Manager, at the ERAU Prescott campus. DJ is responsible for maintaining, updating and upgrading all flight training devices in the program.

How many students are enrolled in the program?
DJ: We have 675 students enrolled for Fall 2020 (more…)

Frasca TBM-930

As you can imagine – we get this question more than any other. The simple answer is: It depends on your needs. Due to the tremendous difference in simulator products we offer, simulator cost can range in price from several thousand dollars to many millions of dollars. To get a more meaningful answer, we need to break it down to product levels.

Entry Level Reconfigurable Device (RTD)

Our least expensive simulator, the Frasca Reconfigurable Training Device or RTD, represents simple systems and aircraft. This Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD) is ideal for small single-engine aircraft flight training and recurrency. The device features a simple open cockpit, highly standardized instrument panel and flight controls, and the ability to represent (more…)

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