Frasca News

Company Founded by Rudy Frasca Continues to Lead Industry

February 19, 2018. Urbana, IL. Flight Simulator Manufacturer Frasca International, Inc. is celebrating their 60th anniversary this year. The company was founded by Rudy Frasca in 1958 and remains a privately held, family run business. Over the past six decades, the company has become well known as a quality supplier of flight simulation equipment for hundreds of flight schools worldwide. (more…)

January 26, 2018. Frasca International, Urbana, IL has received an order for two Flight Training Devices (FTDs) from Sichuan Fan-Mei Aviation Industry Co., Ltd.; one Piper Seminole and one Robison R44.  Both FTDs are built to CAAC Level 5 Standards.  Sichuan Fan-Mei Aviation Industry Co., Ltd. is located in Beichuan County, Sichuan Province, China.  Lantech Engineering, Ltd, Frasca’s exclusive Agent and Distributer for China, is located in Beijing and will administer the contract. The FTDs will be delivered in April of 2018. (more…)

Frasca Beechcraft Baron G58 Flight Simulator

New FTD will Join Fleet of Frasca Simulators.

Nov. 3, 2017, Urbana, IL. Seneca College School of Aviation, located at the Peterborough Airport, Toronto, Canada, has contracted with simulator manufacturer Frasca International, to provide a new Baron G58 Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD). The FTD will include Garmin G1000Nxi avionics, Frasca’s Simplicity™ Instructor Operator Station (IOS), Frasca’s TruVision™ visual system with 220° x 55° spherical enclosure and additional advanced features. (more…)

Order Includes New Simplicity™ IOS

URBANA, IL — (August 23, 2017) —Frasca International, Inc. has received an order for a second CJ1+ Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD) from CAE Oxford Aviation Academy based in Mesa, Arizona. The FTD will simulate Cessna’s popular light business jet. The FTD will be qualified as a Level 5 device and will feature Frasca’s Simplicity™ Instructor Operator Station (IOS). The first CJ1+ FTD was delivered in 2013. The two CJ1+ Frasca FTDs will support CAE’s MPL (Multi-Crew Pilot License) program for Japan Airlines (JAL). The Mesa location also uses Frasca Piper Archer, Seminole and Diamond DA40 & DA42 FTDs. (more…)

Cessna 172 Frasca Simulator

Frasca Reports Strong Demand for Flight Training Devices (FTD) from Collegiate Flight Training Colleges and Universities

EAA AirVenture Attendees Invited to Fly Frasca Cessna 172 FTD with Garmin G1000

Frasca International, Inc. reports rising demand for its general aviation aircraft Flight Training Devices (FTD) and AATDs (Advanced Aviation Training Devices) from collegiate flight training schools affiliated with colleges and universities. (more…)


Source: Killeen Daily Herald

Central Texas College held a ribbon- cutting during its Friday Night Flights Tailfin Tailgate celebration June 23 to announce the addition of four new planes and a flight simulator for the school’s aviation science department.

Two Piper Archers and two Piper Arrows were added to the fleet of training airplanes along with a Frasca Level 5 flight simulator. The new inventory will be used for student training and flight competition. (more…)

CAT Pioneer Awarded to Rudy Frasca

Rudy Frasca was one of three recipients to receive the first ‘CAT Pioneer’ award on May 2nd, 2017. The award was given by  by CAT (Civil Aviation Training Magazine) during their annual WATS convention on May 2nd. John Frasca, current President of Frasca International accepted the award on behalf of his father Rudy. (more…)

Piper Seminole

Longtime Frasca customer updates aircraft and FTD fleet

May 12, 2017, Urbana, IL. FRASCA International, Inc., Urbana, IL has been awarded a contract by the University of North Dakota (UND) to provide several Flight Training Devices (FTDs) for their aviation program. The multiple unit purchase agreement will include a large number FTDs for the Piper Archer and Seminole aircraft. The FTDs will be the first to feature the new Garmin G1000 NXI avionics and will be built to FAA Level 5 qualifications. (more…)

Frasca FNPT II Device Integral in Modernized Training Academy

May 8, 2017. Frasca International,Inc.Urbana, IL has received an order from The Ethiopian Airlines Flight Training Academy, the training division of the Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Group, for a FRASCA 172 Flight Navigation Procedures Trainer (FNPT II). The 172 FNPT II will be configured as a diesel model and will include Frasca’s TruVision™ Global visual system with a 210 x 57 cyclindrical visual display system. This will be the first Frasca flight simulator installed in Ethiopia. (more…)

Airbus H125 Simulator

Frasca International Sells Airbus H125 Helicopter Flight Simulator to Aero Asahi Corporation, Japan’s Largest Civil Helicopter Business

URBANA, ILLINOIS (April 20, 2017) — Frasca International has sold a Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD) for the Airbus H125 AStar (350B3) single-engine helicopter to Aero Asahi Corporation (AAC), Japan’s leading civil helicopter company.

The new Frasca Level 5 FTD will be used by Aero Asahi for H125 pilot training as well as to provide operational training for offshore, emergency medical service (EMS), search and rescue (SAR) and electric power line patrol missions. (more…)