Frasca News


The Helicopter Institute, Fort Worth, TX has placed an order for a Frasca Bell 407 Helicopter Training Device (HTD). The HTD is an FAA qualified AATD and features Garmin G500H display, Simulated HeliSAS, Garmin GTN650 GPS,Frasca’s TruVision™ visual system with three channel HDTV visual display system and a Newport, OR Helicopter mission training visual database. The institute offers part 135 training and checking. (more…)

Frasca RTD 3Channel G1000NXi

September 16, 2019 Urbana, IL.

Frasca International, Inc. has received Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) approval on their RTD™ (Reconfigurable Training Device) as a category B synthetic trainer. Three FRASCA RTDs have been delivered to CAE for use at CAE Melbourne and CAE Tamworth training facilities in Australia. The three RTDs are reconfigurable between the Cessna 172 and Piper Seminole, all with G1000 NXi Avionics and feature a three-channel visual system.


Frasca RTD 3Channel G1000NXi

Adding on to their distinct training program is the use of simulators for flight training. American Flyers has been a leader in aviation advancement in the entirety of its 80 years, and was the first flight school to use simulators in training. In fact, they worked with Frasca International to help build the first simulator, making them a key player in flight simulation.

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Embry-Riddle Fleet

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University announced its plan to replace up to 60 of its existing aircraft fleet with new Cessna Skyhawks from Textron Aviation Inc. and four new Diamond DA42-VI aircrafts from Diamond Aircraft Industries.

Frasca sims are part of ERAU’s fleet update to address pilot shortage.

Embry-Riddle to replace at least 60 flight-training aircrafts
Link to full article – KTAR News

photo: (Facebook/Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University)


Cessna 172 Frasca Simulator

China Market Continues to be strong for Simulator Manufacturer

July 15, 2019 Urbana, IL. Frasca International, Inc. has logged several simulator sales to customers in China within the last several months. Recent orders include a KingAir C90 Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD) for the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) located in Shenyang City, Liaoning Province, China. The FTD will be used by the CAAC’s Northeast Regional Administration Bureau for research and pilot training. (more…)

Frasca RTD 3Channel G1000NXi

Volume of sales demonstrates the RTDs success at pilot training schools worldwide.

July 8, 2019 Urbana, IL. Frasca International, Inc. has received several orders for their RTD™ – Reconfigurable Training Device in recent months.

RTD customers include American Flyers (6 units), Metropolitan State University, Eagle Flight Center, Liberty University (4 units), Purdue University, CAE Global Academy (3 units), Hillsboro Aero Academy (2 units), Rainier Flight Service, the University of Dubuque and Pilot Proficiency with several additional orders in progress.

Pilot Proficiency

June 3, 2019. Urbana, IL.  Pilot Proficiency, a new pilot training business providing 24/7 simulator access has taken delivery of a Frasca RTD simulator and is open for business at their first pilot recurrency training center located in Lisle, Illinois.

The company offers FAA approved Frasca AATDs (advanced aviation training devices) in locations convenient to pilots and available 24/7.  Pilots can book simulator time by the hour or make a commitment to proficiency with monthly subscription plans for affordable recurrency training. (more…)

Diamond DA40 FTD Frasca Simulator

May 3, 2019. Urbana, IL.  OxfordSaudia, a CAE Authorized Training Center has placed an order for two Level 5 Flight Training Devices (FTDs) from Frasca International, Inc. The two FTDs will be configured as DA40NG and DA42-VI aircraft and will be located at Dammam International Airport in Saudi Arabia. (more…)

Frasca RTD at Liberty University

Liberty University School of Aeronautics is committed to using state-of-the-art technologies to reduce training costs while delivering a high-quality experience. Recently, Liberty acquired three Frasca Reconfigurable Training Devices to bolster its flight simulator fleet. Liberty is one of only a handful of institutions nationwide to have Federal Aviation Administration National Simulator Program certification

Read the article at Liberty University