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Sep
25
2017

FRASCA Helicopter Training Device (HTD) on Display at AMTC

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Urbana, IL. Frasca International will display their New Bell 206 HTD (Helicopter Training Device) at the 2017 Air Medical Transportation Conference (AMTC), October 16-18 in Fort Worth, Texas. The new helicopter device is an ideal product designed for helicopter air ambulance providers, airborne law enforcement, introductory turbine transition training, and ab-initio flight schools.

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Jul
24
2017

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

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URBANA, IL --- 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.

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Apr
20
2017

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

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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.

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Mar
05
2017

Frasca International Sells Helicopter Simulator for Royal Canadian Air Force Pilot Training

Posted by jhadmin

Urbana, IL. Frasca International has sold a Level 7 Flight Training Device (FTD) for the Bell CH-139 JetRanger helicopter for use by the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) No. 3 Flying Training School (3 FTS). KF Aerospace Defence Programs is the prime contractor for the RCAF's Contracted Flying Training and Support (CFTS) program at the Portage la Prairie Southport Airport in southern Manitoba. The Level 7 FTD was ordered Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc. of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a CFRS subcontractor. The RCAF Simulation Strategy 2025 announced in 2015 calls for the optimization of simulation across all air force training activities.

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Mar
02
2017

Air Evac Adds Seven Frasca Bell 206/407 Advanced Aviation Training Devices to Enhance Flight Safety Regionally based simulators will be regularly used by 600 pilots for recurrent helicopter air ambula

Posted by jhadmin

March 2, 2017. Urbana, IL. Frasca International has sold seven Advanced Aviation Training Devices (AATDs) for the Bell 206/407 series helicopters to Air Evac Lifeteam, the largest independently owned and operated Helicopter Air Ambulance (HAA) provider in the United States. The seven AATDs will be used by Air Evac to provide recurrent flight training for 600 pilots every four months, on HAA operating procedures and flight in inadvertent instrument meteorological conditions (IIMC).

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Nov
14
2016

Ecocopter Takes Delivery of Frasca EC135 Simulator

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November 14, 2016. Urbana, IL. Frasca International, Inc. (Frasca) announced today that Ecocopter, Santiago, Chile has taken delivery of their Frasca built EC-135 Helicopter Flight Training Device (FTD) at their flight training facility located at the Eulogio Sanchez Airport in Santiago. This is the first of two Helicopter FTDs that Frasca will be providing to EcoCopter. The second device, an AS350B FTD will be installed at the same location in April of 2017.

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Nov
04
2016

Transport Canada Approves HNZ AS350 FSTD

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November 4, 2016. HNZ Group Partners, Montreal, Canada has received Transport Canada approval on their Frasca built AS350 Level 7 Flight Simulation Training Device (FSTD). The FSTD is convertible between three different configurations of the aircraft including the AS350B2 analog instrument panel, the AS350B2 VEMD instrument panel and the AS350B3e VEMD instrument panel. The Frasca device is the first Level 7 FSTD certified in Canada. While HNZ has used simulation training for its twin engine aircraft for many years, the implementation of synthetic training for current AS350/H125 series aircraft represents a deliberate and significant step in improving the safety of single engine aircraft.

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Aug
23
2016

FAA certifies Bell 407GX simulator

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23 AUG 2016 - Shreveport, Louisiana – The Frasca Bell 407 Level 7 flight training device at the Helicopter Flight Training Center (HFTC) is now FAA-certified as a BH407GX with NVG capabilities. The new certification allows the training center to take the cockpit from analog to glass, a change that will occur about once a month for students flying Bell407GX aircraft.

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May
23
2016

FRASCA Flight Simulator to be Used in Georgia Tech Research Study

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May 23, 2016. Urbana, IL. The Georgia Institute of Technology, (also known as Georgia Tech) Atlanta, has contracted with FRASCA International, Inc. to provide them with a FRASCA Mentor™ Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD). The AATD will be configured as a Cessna 172 and will be used by the School of Psychology's Decision Processes Laboratory (DPL) led by Dr. Rick Thomas. The AATD will be used as an experimental platform to investigate decision support applications designed to aid pilot understanding and use of next generation display technologies.

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Apr
08
2016

FRASCA R44/S300 Simulators for China

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Urbana, IL. FRASCA International, Inc. has received an order for two Helicopter Flight Training Devices (FTDs) for China Flying Dragon General Aviation Co. Ltd, located in the Heilongjiang Province, China. The two S300/R44 FTDs will be convertible between the Schweizer S300 and the Robinson R44.

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Feb
17
2016

Frasca To Display Three Operational Helicopter Simulators at Heli-Expo: Demonstration Flights are Available

Posted by jhadmin

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. Attendees are invited to demo the simulators and meet with FRASCA experts at the joint FRASCA/HNZ Group exhibit 9256.

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Feb
15
2016

Frasca Appoints New VP Business Development

Posted by jhadmin

Urbana, IL. FRASCA International, Inc. announced today that Craig Zysk has joined the firm to further develop their customer accounts throughout the world. Craig Zysk comes with over 33 years of experience in the aviation industry, having spent time with Agusta Westland, Rotorsim, Aerosim Flight Academy/Technologies, Keystone and most recently MD helicopters where he worked as Vice President of Sales & Marketing.

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Feb
11
2016

FAA Certifies Air Evac Lifeteam’s New Flight Training Device

Posted by jhadmin

(O’FALLON, Mo.) Air Evac Lifeteam pilots are training in a Level 7 Flight Training Device. The FTD, manufactured by Frasca International, was recently certified by the Federal Aviation Administration, and is used to train newly hired pilots and pilots throughout the Air Evac Lifeteam system who return to O’Fallon, Mo., each year for recurrent training.

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Feb
10
2016

Liberty Aviation To Add Frasca FTDs

Posted by jhadmin

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. The two Level 5 FTDs will include Frasca's TruVision™ Global visual system with their new laser-hybrid projectors, a UPS and Alpha Systems angle of attack. Liberty is a repeat customer, and with the addition of these two simulators, Liberty will have five FRASCA FTDS in their fleet.

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Jan
04
2016

FRASCA Simulator Gets Level 6 Approval in Korea

Posted by jhadmin

January 4, 2016. Urbana, IL. 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. The FTD was installed at the Korea Aerospace University Flight Training Center located on Jeju Island last month and will be used by KAL for initial pilot training.

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Nov
24
2015

FRASCA 407 FTD Receives Level 7 Qualification

Posted by jhadmin

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. The cockpit design was developed with input from the anticipated target group and features an exact replica of the aircraft cockpit. The FTD also includes a large field of view visual system (Frasca’s TruVision™ Global) with specialized databases for EMS and police training scenarios and HeliSAS autopilot control and Garmin equipment.

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Oct
07
2015

Central Oregon CC Orders Frasca Helicopter Simulator

Posted by jhadmin

For release October 7, 2015, Frasca International, Inc. Urbana, IL has received a contract for an Level 5 R44 Helicopter Flight Training Device (FTD) from Central Oregon Community College (COCC), Bend, Oregon. The R44 FTD will simulate the Robinson R44 Helicopter and will feature a 3 channel cylindrical 220° Visual display system with Frasca's TruVision™ Global visual system including helicopter Missions database for the entire state of Oregon. The R44 FTD will be used in the colleges careers pathway for aviation program which provides flight training for both fixed wing and helicopter pilots.

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Sep
10
2015

Frasca Delivers Level D capable Bell 407GX Full Flight Simulator to Bell Helicopter Training Academy

Posted by jhadmin

Frasca International Inc, Urbana, IL has delivered a Full Flight Simulator (FFS) based on the Bell 407 GX to the Bell Helicopter Training Academy, Fort Worth Texas. This is the first FFS built for the Bell 407 GX helicopter. Features include Frasca’s TruVision™ Global visual system with TruNVG™ (night vision goggle) capability, a six axis motion system with 62” actuators and a secondary six axis vibration system (Frasca’s TruCue™).

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Apr
06
2015

Frasca Helicopter Simulator for Horizon International Flight Academy

Posted by jhadmin

Horizon International Flight Academy LLC, UAE has placed an order with Frasca International, Inc., Urbana, IL for a Bell 407 FNPT II (“simulator”). The simulator will be configured as the Bell 407 Helicopter and will feature Dual G500, Dual G430 and Frasca’s TruVision™ visual system with 6 channel (200° x 68°) projected display system and custom database featuring the Al Ain International Airport.

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Feb
11
2015

FRASCA Debuts New Helicopter Simulators at Heli-Expo

Posted by jhadmin

FRASCA International, Inc.  Urbana, IL will be displaying two helicopter flight simulators at this years Heli-Expo (March 3-5, Orlando - booth #5031). Both simulators are newly developed and available

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Jul
03
2014

Frasca Awarded Contract for R44/S300 Level 5 FTD

Posted by jhadmin

Urbana, IL. - Frasca International, Inc. Urbana, IL, has been awarded a contract to supply a Robinson R44/S300 convertible TruFlite™ CAAC Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD) to Sichuan Xilin Fengteng General Aviation Co. Ltd, located in Guanhan, Sichuan Province, China. The company is the biggest helicoptercorporationin the Southwest of China. There are 12 helicopters and 35 pilots including EC120, EC135, R44 and S300. It offers helicopter medical, business and training for PPL and CPL. The FTD will be used primarily for training in emergency situations.

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Apr
11
2014

Frasca First to Integrate Garmin's GTN 650 into Flight Simulators

Posted by jhadmin

Frasca International, Inc. Urbana, IL has recently delivered flight training devices (FTDs) with Garmin GTN 650 avionics, making them the first simulator manufacturer to integrate these new avionics into FTDs. Garmin's GTN 650/750 series is the long-awaited replacement for the incredibly popular GNS 430/530 series. It features the latest WAAS GPS features, electronic charts, integrated NAV/COM radio, traffic displays, and full Class B TAWS terrain alerting - all controlled by an intuitive touch screen interface.

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Jun
08
2013

Frasca Built S76 Full Flight Simulator Gets Dual Qualification

Posted by jhadmin

Frasca International, Urbana, IL is proud to announce that Bristow Helicopters, Aberdeen, Scotland has received dual qualification for their Frasca S76 Full Flight Simulator (FFS). The S76 FFS is the third certified helicopter device under JAA with both Level B FFS and Level III FTD approval.The two others are Bristow’s S92 FFS and EC225 FFS, also built by Frasca, qualified in 2011.

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Aug
20
2012

Frasca Simulator Sales in China Strong

Posted by jhadmin

URBANA, Ill., August 20, 2012 – Frasca International, Inc. has expanded their strong market share within China with new captures of eight (8) flight simulator contracts this year. Five of the simulators are for Cessna C172 G1000 and three (3) are for Piper PA44 Seminole. All eight (8) simulators are designed to CAAC Level 5 standards.

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Jul
18
2012

Rudy Frasca’s book to Debut at AirVenture

Posted by jhadmin

URBANA, Ill., July 17, 2012 – Aviation entrepreneur Rudy Frasca will debut his new book “From Cubs to Spitfires” at this year’s AirVenture event, July 23-29, Oshkosh, Wisconsin. (www.airventure.org)

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Apr
16
2012

Simulator Sales Strong for Frasca

Posted by jhadmin

URBANA, Ill., April 13, 2012 – Frasca International, Inc. has received several contracts for flight simulation equipment in recent weeks. Customers include several colleges, military organization and flight schools worldwide.

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Feb
14
2012

German Federal Police Order Frasca Helicopter FTDs

Posted by jhadmin

URBANA, Ill., February 13, 2012 – Frasca International has contracted with the NATO Maintenance & Supply Agency (NAMSA) to deliver two new Helicopter Flight Training Devices (FTDs) to the German Federal Police (BPOL) for the Eurocopter EC155 and AS332 helicopters and to upgrade BPOL’s existing Frasca-built Eurocopter EC135 FTD to have common technical standards with the new FTDs.

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Feb
08
2012

Korea Forest Service Accepts Frasca Helicopter FTD

Posted by jhadmin

URBANA, Ill., February 8, 2012 –The Korea Forest Service, Republic of Korea, has completed factory acceptance of their Level 7 AS350B2 Helicopter Flight Training Device (FTD) built by Frasca International. The FTD will be installed at their training facility later this month.

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Nov
07
2011

Frasca Contracts with Bristow Group for S76 Level B FFS/FTD3 Simulator

Posted by jhadmin

URBANA, Ill., October 26, 2011 – Frasca International Inc. has contracted to sell Houston-based Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS) a Sikorsky S76 Level B Full Flight Simulator (FFS) which will also be qualified Level 3 Flight Training Device to CAA standards. In addition to the S76 device, Frasca has delivered two Level B Full Flight Simulators (FFSs) for the Eurocopter EC225 and Sikorsky S-92 aircraft. The simulators are in use at in training operations in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Sep
06
2011

John Frasca Appointed President/CEO of Frasca International

Posted by jhadmin

John Frasca has been appointed President and CEO of Frasca International, Inc. following the announcement that founder Rudy Frasca has retired from the active management of the company. Rudy continues to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Frasca International.

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