Frasca International, Inc, has received an order for a Bell 407 GXi AATD (Advanced Aviation Training Device) from Life Flight Network, LLC a HEMS provider based in Aurora, Oregon. Once installed, the Frasca AATD will be used for initial/new hire training, recurrent training, and mission training.
The device will feature Frasca’s Simplicity™ software graphical user interface, electric Control Loading, digital sound system and flight and systems simulation to train normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures in the Rotorcraft Flight Manual (RFM). In addition, the AATD will include Frasca’s TruVision™ Global Image Generator with 3 channel direct-view projected visual display sysem. The visual system will include Frasca’s world-wide visual database at base map level and a Newport, Oregon helicopter mission training database.
“For Life Flight Network, safety and risk management are core to our operations. Safety training is ongoing and comprehensive, ensuring our pilots maintain the highest levels of proficiency” said Michael Griffiths, Chief Executive Officer of Life Flight Network. “With the addition of the Frasca® helicopter AATD for our incoming Bell 407GXi aircraft, we will be able to continue enhancing our team’s skills and preparedness.”
About Life Flight Network:
Life Flight Network is the nation’s largest not-for-profit air medical transport service offering ICU-level care during air transport across the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West. Life Flight Network’s mission is to serve the community by providing critical care transportation to ill or injured patients in a safe, compassionate, efficient, and expeditious manner. Life Flight Network’s helicopters typically operate within a 175-mile radius of their base, but have the capability to fly longer distances. Their fixed-wing aircraft can transport patients throughout the nation. For more information about Life Flight Network visit www.lifeflight.org.