FRASCA International, Urbana, IL has received an order for two Cessna 172S Level 5 Flight Training Devices (FTDs) from China based Shandong Hairuio General Aviation, LTD through Lantech Engineering, FRASCA’s agent in China.
Shandong Hairuo General Aviation, based in Binzhou city, Shandong province, China, is a Part 91 general aviation operator, as well as an authorized sales representative and an authorized customer service facility for Cessna single-engine aircraft in China. It currently operates a fleet of four Skyhawks and is looking to provide Part 141 training for personal, commercial and airline pilot licenses. In addition to Cessna 172 aircraft, Hairu operates R44 helicopters.
For more information on Shandong Hairu, visit www.wideriver.cn.
FRASCA has also recently installed a CAAC Level 5 TruFlite™ R44/S300 convertible Flight Training Device (FTD) to Xilin Fengteng GA Corporation, Guanghang, Sichuan Province, China. The company is the largest helicopter corporation in the Southwest of China with twelve helicopters and 35 pilots and offers helicopter medical, business and training for PPL and CPL. The FTD will be used primarily for training in emergency situations.The FRASCA TruFlite™ R44FTD is a high fidelity simulator for the Robinson R44 & S300 helicopters. The cockpit will accurately replicate the R44 aircraft, including all panels, controls and instrumentation and will be convertible to an S300 configuration as well. Additional features include FRASCA’s TruVision™ visual system providing highly realistic visual training environments.
FRASCA will be exhibiting at two upcoming trade shows in China; the China Helicopter Expo, Septmeber 9-13 in Tianjin and Aviation Expo China, September 16-19 in Beijing.