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…)

Q & A with UND

Monday, 20 April 2020 by

Chad Martin took some time out to talk about the University of North Dakota’s (UND) world renown aviation program and how they successfully integrate simulators into their training.

FRASCA: Tell us about your position with UND?

CM: I’m the Fleet Manager and work on Special Projects for the program which means I manage the aircraft and simulator fleet and research products that help support our students and our mission. I’ve been with UND full time since 1999.

FRASCA: How many students do you have enrolled in your programs?

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