Frasca News

March 23, 2016. American Flyers has ordered three Frasca Mentor™ Cessna 172 AATDs to continue their long history of using FRASCA simulators at their multiple flight training locations. The three Mentors will be located at three different American Flyers locations, two at different facilities in Addison, TX and one in Pompano Beach, FL. The Mentors will be configured to fly like the Cessna 172 aircraft and will feature TruVision™ Global, G1000 and more.


Founded by Rudy Frasca in 1958 and now headed by his son, president and CEO John Frasca, Frasca International is renowned for the fidelity, quality, and performance of its aircraft simulators. It ranges from various levels of flight training devices (FTDs) to six-axis full flight simulators (FFSs), all designed and manufactured with the highest attention to realism and accuracy.


Southern Utah University’s (SUU) School of Business has purchased Frasca FTD Flight Simulators for the Robinson 44 Helicopter with the Garmin G-500 avionics package and the Cessna 172 Airplane with the Garmin G-1000 avionics package, enabling students in the SUU Aviation Professional Pilot Program to take advantage of the valuable training benefits beginning fall semester 2016.


February 17, Urbana, IL — FRASCA International, Inc. will have three operational helicopter flight simulators on display and available for test flights at the 2016 HAI HELI-EXPO annual convention March 1 through March 3 in Louisville, Kentucky. (more…)

The Liberty University School of Aeronautics, located in Lynchburg, Va., has placed an order for two Frasca Flight Training Devices (FTDs) to simulate the Piper Seminole and Cessna 172 aircraft. (more…)

Febuary 2, 2016. Urbana, IL. Frasca International, Inc. announces that Sky Safari General Aviation Co, Ltd., Shanghai, China, has taken delivery of a new FRASCA R44 Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD). The FRASCA R44FTD is a high fidelity simulator for the Robinson R44 helicopter. The simulator cockpit accurately replicates the R44 aircraft, including panels, controls and instrumentation. Additional features include FRASCA’s TruVision™ visual system providing highly realistic visual training environments.


January 29, Urbana, IL. Frasca International announces that Sichuan Feiyun Chuangtian General Aviation (GA) Company, Ltd, Guanghan, China, has taken delivery of a new FRASCA C172R Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD). Sichuan Feiyun Chuangtian General Aviation (GA) Company, Ltd, conducts pilot training programs utilizing Cessna C172R aircraft and is expanding its flight training operations.


Korean Aerospace University (KAU) has received Dah approval (the equivalent of FAA Level 6) on their FRASCA Cessna 172S Flight Training Device (FTD). This is the first FTD to achieve this level of approval in Korea. (more…)

For Release: November 24, 2015. The Helicopter Flight Training Center, Shreveport, LA has recently received FAA Level 7 approval for their FRASCA built Bell 407 Flight Training Device (FTD). The FTD includes an advanced visual system capable of providing VFR, IFR and highly realistic NVG training using actual night vision goggles. (more…)

FRASCA International, Inc., Urbana, IL has delivered a Bell 206L Level 7 Flight Training Device (FTD) to Air Evac Lifeteam in O’Fallon, Missouri. The Level 7 FTD includes Garmin G500H, Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS, HTAWS, and Garmin GTN650. It will also feature Frasca’s high-fidelity NVG simulation for the ultimate realism and accuracy in NVG training and Frasca Motion Cueing System Frasca’s newly developed simulator cueing and vibration system which provides critical vestibular (more…)