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Jul
21
2021

FRASCA Sees Continued Demand for RTDs

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July 21, 2021. Urbana, IL. Frasca International is seeing continued success with their RTD, (Reconfigurable Training Device) flight simulator with over fifteen sold to flight schools so far this year.

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Tags: Frasca Reconfigurable Training Device RTD
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Jul
21
2021

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Upgrades Nine FRASCA Simulators, Adds Three New Training Devices

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Urbana, Illinois –Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach, Florida campus is upgrading nine (9) of their Frasca-built Flight Training Devices (FTDs).

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Tags: Embry-Riddle Flight Training Device Frasca FTD
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Jun
24
2021

Epic Flight Academy Reduces Training Time with Frasca Motion Simulator

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Frasca International & Epic Flight Academy have collaborated to create a new modernized ab-initio program utilizing Frasca MCS simulator (motion cueing system) and Epic Fight Academy pilot training curriculum.  The program with a focus on enhancing the private pilot portion of training has proven successful, students who complete the program earn their private pilot’s license with only 35 to 40 aircraft hours, which is 50% less than the national average of above 70 hours in aircraft, some university reporting 100 flight hours.

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Tags: Epic Flight Academy Frasca
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Jun
14
2021

Epic Flight Academy Uses Frasca Motion Simulator to Train Pilots Faster

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Urbana, IL. Frasca International & Epic Flight Academy have collaborated to create a new flight training curriculum utilizing a full motion Cessna 172 flight simulator. The curriculum has shown success in with students to earn their private pilot’s license faster than the national average of 70 hours. Students training with Epic on the Frasca motion simulator, typically finish their private pilot’s license within FAA minimum flight hours. 

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Tags: Epic Flight Academy Frasca
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Apr
08
2021

FRASCA Named FTD Subcontractor for Navy TH-73A Advanced Helicopter Training System

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April 8, 2021 URBANA, IL. - FRASCA International, Inc. (FRASCA) has been named as a subcontractor for the US Navy TH-73A Aircrew Training Services (ATS) Contract. The prime contract was awarded to FlightSafety Defense, a FlightSafety International Company that will provide Contractor Instructional Services (CIS) and availability on 18 FRASCA-designed and manufactured Level 6 and Level 7 Flight Training Devices (FTDs).

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Tags: FlightSafety Frasca US Navy
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Mar
01
2021

FRASCA Expands Manufacturing Capacity with Level D FFS Contract Win

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March 1, 2021 Urbana, IL. FRASCA International, Inc (FRASCA) will be expanding their manufacturing facility in response to strong flight simulator sales including a contract for a Level D Full Flight Simulator (FFS) for an undisclosed helicopter operator. FRASCA currently operates out of an 85,000 square foot office and manufacturing facility which includes two additional outbuildings at their manufacturing facility in Urbana, Illinois.

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Tags: Flight Simulator Frasca
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Feb
25
2021

TKK Orders EC135 Simulator from FRASCA

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February 24, 2021 Urbana, IL. FRASCA International, Inc (FRASCA) has received an order for an EC135 Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD) from TKK (Tokyo Aircraft Instrument Co.), Tokyo, Japan.

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Tags: EC135 Frasca FTD TKK
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Sep
28
2020

FRASCA Delivers PC-12 FTD to SIMCOM

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Simcom Aviation Training, Scottsdale, AZ has taken delivery of a Frasca built Pilatus PC-12 NGX Level 6 Flight Training Device (FTD). The FTD features Honeywell Primus Apex avionics system and visual system with Frasca's 220 degree spherical display system and is the first PC-12 NGX FTD in service. The first training session with the new FTD was held September 5 at the Simcom Training facility in Scottsdale, AZ.

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Tags: Frasca FTD Honeywell Pilatus PC-12 NGX Simcom Aviation Training
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