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Frasca International Sells Airbus H125 Helicopter Flight Simulator

Frasca International Sells Airbus H125 Helicopter Flight Simulator

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… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 27-Apr-17

Frasca Sells H125 Flight Simulator to Aero Asahi

Frasca Sells H125 Flight Simulator to Aero Asahi

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… Read more »

Source: Frasca International, 24-Apr-17

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Air Evac Adds Seven Frasca Bell 206/407 Advanced Aviation Training Devices

Air Evac Adds Seven Frasca Bell 206/407 Advanced Aviation Training Devices

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… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 06-Mar-17

Frasca International Sells Helicopter Simulator to Royal Canadian Air Force

Frasca International Sells Helicopter Simulator to Royal Canadian Air Force

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… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 06-Mar-17

Ecocopter Takes Delivery of Frasca EC135 Simulator

Ecocopter Takes Delivery of Frasca EC135 Simulator

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… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 23-Nov-16

Transport Canada Approves HNZ AS350 FSTD

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… Read more »

Source: FRASCA, 15-Nov-16

Japan – TKK order Frasca EC135 Flight Training Device

Japan – TKK order Frasca EC135 Flight Training Device

Frasca International, Inc. has received and order for a Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD) for the EC135 helicopter from TKK, Tokyo Aircraft Instrument Co., Ltd. The FTD will feature a three channel flat screen visual system, single pilot instrumentation and controls, Garmin GPS and Electric Control Loading. TKK is a repeat customer of Frasca’s… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 20-Apr-16

Frasca delivers R44 FTD to Chinese operator

Frasca delivers R44 FTD to Chinese operator

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… Read more »

Source: FRASCA, 23-Feb-16

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Frasca Delivers Bell 206 FTD with TruCue™ to Air Evac Lifeteam

Frasca Delivers Bell 206 FTD with TruCue™ to Air Evac Lifeteam

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… Read more »

Source: FRASCA, 27-Nov-15

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Frasca Bell 407 FTD Receives Level 7 Qualification

Frasca Bell 407 FTD Receives Level 7 Qualification

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… Read more »

Source: FRASCA, 26-Nov-15

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Horizon International Flight Academy orders Frasca Bell 407 simulator

Horizon International Flight Academy orders Frasca Bell 407 simulator

Horizon International Flight Academy LLC, UAE, has placed an order with Frasca International, Inc., Urbana, Illinois, 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… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 15-Apr-15

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FRASCA International and HNZ Group Announce Simulator Program

FRASCA International and HNZ Group Announce Simulator Program

FRASCA International, Inc, Urbana, IL has contracted with HNZ Group Inc. Montreal, Canada for the supply of an AS350 Level 7 Flight Training Device. The FTD will be 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. This will… Read more »

Source: FRASCA, 09-Mar-15

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FRASCA to Provide Bell 206L FTD to Air Evac Lifeteam

FRASCA to Provide Bell 206L FTD to Air Evac Lifeteam

FRASCA International, Inc., Urbana, IL has been contracted to provide a Bell 206L Level 7 Flight Training Device (FTD) to Air Evac Lifeteam, O’Fallon, Missouri. The FTD will be an FAA Level 7 Bell 206L with Garmin G500H, Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS, HTAWS, and Garmin GTN650. It will also feature Frasca’s high-fidelity NVG simulation for the… Read more »

Source: FRASCA, 09-Mar-15

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FRASCA International Introduces New Simulator Technology

FRASCA International Introduces New Simulator Technology

FRASCA International, Inc. Urbana, IL, has developed three new simulation technologies to enhance training capabilities of their flight simulators. These include SimTracker™, SimAssist™ and TruCue™. SimTracker™ is FRASCA’s new cloud based utility that helps manage your flight simulators and meet your regulatory quality management needs. Features include: live availability and usage reporting, simplified discrepancy &… Read more »

Source: FRASCA, 09-Mar-15

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FRASCA Provides R44 Helicopter Simulator to China

FRASCA Provides R44 Helicopter Simulator to China

FRASCA International, Inc. Urbana, IL will provide a CAAC Level 5 TruFlite™ R44/S300 convertible Flight Training Device (FTD) to Xilin Fengteng GA Corporation, Guanghang, Sichuan Province, China. The company is the largest helicopter corporation in the Southwest of China with twelve helicopters and 35 pilots and offers helicopter medical, business and training for PPL and… Read more »

Source: FRASCA, 09-Mar-15

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Frasca International Introduces New Simulator Technology

Frasca International Introduces New Simulator Technology

FRASCA International, Inc. Urbana, IL, has developed three new simulation technologies to enhance training capabilities of their flight simulators. These include SimTracker™, SimAssist™ and TruCue™. SimTracker™ is FRASCA’s new cloud based utility that helps manage your flight simulators and meet your regulatory quality management needs.  Features include:  live availability and usage reporting, simplified discrepancy & maintenance record… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 01-Mar-15

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Frasca to launch new simulators at Heli-Expo

Frasca to launch new simulators at Heli-Expo

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 for pilots to fly and experience at the show. FRASCA’s new TruFlite™ R44 FTD (Flight Training Device) is a high fidelity simulator for the Robinson R44… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 13-Feb-15

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Helicopter Flight Training Center to add Frasca 407 Flight Training Device

Helicopter Flight Training Center to add Frasca 407 Flight Training Device

The simulator bays are humming at the Helicopter Flight Training Center and soon more opportunities will take flight with the addition of a new Flight Training Device (FTD). Training Center officials recently announced an agreement with Frasca International for a Bell 407 Level 7 FTD with Night Vision Goggle (NVG) training capabilities. “We are thrilled… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 24-Sep-14

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Frasca wins order for R44/S300 convertible Level 5 Flight Training Device

Frasca wins order for R44/S300 convertible Level 5 Flight Training Device

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 helicopter corporation in the Southwest of China. There are  12 helicopters and 35 pilots… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 10-Jul-14

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Frasca first to integrate Garmin’s GTN 650 into Flight Simulators

Frasca first to integrate Garmin’s GTN 650 into Flight Simulators

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… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 16-Apr-14

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Global Helicopter Simulators Market 2014-2018

Global Helicopter Simulators Market 2014-2018

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:  Global Helicopter Simulators Market 2014-2018 TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Global Helicopter Simulators market to grow at a CAGR of 2.80 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing demand for commercial aircrafts…. Read more »

Source: Reportlinker, 21-Jan-14

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Russian Helicopters, Frasca, Spidertracks, EAAA confirmed for Helitech

Russian Helicopters, Frasca, Spidertracks, EAAA confirmed for Helitech

Russian Helicopters has confirmed its presence at Helitech International 2013 alongside other headline manufacturers which include, but are not limited to; AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter, Eurocopter and Sikorsky. This impressive roll call of exhibitors reflects the show’s position as the pre-eminent international, dedicated helicopter exhibition in Europe and is set to make 2013 the most successful… Read more »

Source: Helitech International, 11-Jul-13

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Helicopter Simulator Market Active for Frasca

Helicopter Simulator Market Active for Frasca

Frasca International Inc. (booth C5601 HELI-EXPO) is actively manufacturing and delivering helicopter Full Flight Simulators (FFSs) and Flight Training Devices (FTDs) to customers worldwide. Frasca has seen a continual increase in helicopter business over the last decade and continues to receive orders for flight training equipment for both civil and military training applications. Recent orders… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 05-Mar-13

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Frasca Announces ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Frasca Announces ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Frasca International, Inc. has received ISO 9001:2008 certification of its Quality Management System. This certification attests to the fact that Frasca has fully deployed a Quality Management System (QMS) that operates in accordance with the standards embodied in ISOs internationally recognized criteria. John Frasca, President of Frasca, said, “We are delighted to achieve ISO 9001:2008… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 25-Sep-12

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Frasca AW139 Flight Training Device qualified

Frasca AW139 Flight Training Device qualified

Frasca International is proud to announce that the latest AW139 Flight Training Device built by a partnership between them and AgustaWestland has been qualified to the new JAR FSTD-H FTD 2 standards. The AW139 FTD is in use by Rotorsim at their facility in Italy. An additional AW139 FTD was qualified to the FAA Level… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 24-Apr-12

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German Federal Police order Frasca helicopter FTDs

German Federal Police order Frasca helicopter FTDs

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. All three devices… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 12-Feb-12

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Korea Forest Service accepts Frasca AS350B2 FTD

Korea Forest Service accepts Frasca AS350B2 FTD

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. The FTD will include Frasca’s TruVisionâ„¢ visual system with a 120° x 80° spherical visual display system and… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 11-Feb-12

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Frasca contracts with Bristow for S76 simulator

Frasca contracts with Bristow for S76 simulator

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… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 08-Nov-11

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Frasca International appoints President/CEO

Frasca International appoints President/CEO

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. John Frasca has served as the company’s Vice President since 2003 and has… Read more »

Source: Frasca International, 31-Aug-11

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Frasca Exhibits at LAAD

Frasca Exhibits at LAAD

Frasca International, Inc. Urbana, IL, will be exhibiting at the Latin American Aerospace and Defense Show (LAAD) April 12-15, RioCentro, Rio de Janeiro Brazil. Frasca will have a booth in the training pavilion (N84). According to Mike Phillips, Director of Helicopter Sales at Frasca, “Brazil as a very important aviation training market, and we are… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 15-Apr-11

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New website for Frasca

New website for Frasca

Frasca International, Inc. announces the launch of their new updated website. The site was redesigned to make it more user friendly, informative and to better reflect the full nature of the business. Visitors to the site will be able to search for flight training equipment based on aircraft type rather than product model, making it… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 16-Sep-10

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Frasca-built EC225 full flight simulator gets dual qualification

Frasca-built EC225 full flight simulator gets dual qualification

Frasca International is proud to announce that Bristow Academy, Aberdeen, Scotland has received dual qualification for their Frasca Built EC225 Full Flight Simulator (FFS). The EC225 FFS is the second certified helicopter device under JAA with both Level B FFS and Level III FTD approval. The first was Bristow’s S92 FFS, also built by Frasca,… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 01-Sep-10

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University of North Dakota orders helicopter FTD from Frasca

University of North Dakota orders helicopter FTD from Frasca

The University of North Dakota (UND) school of Aerospace, Grand Forks has placed an order for a Model 342 Helicopter Flight Training Device (FTD). UND uses dozens of Frasca simulators and has been a customer for over 25 years.

Source: Frasca, 03-Aug-10

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New Bell 429 Flight Training Device Unveiled

New Bell 429 Flight Training Device Unveiled

The Bell Helicopter Training Academy, announced that it has placed into service its new 429 Flight Training Device (FTD). This device, the first simulator for the 429 in the industry, was built to Level 7 specifications and is slated for FAA Level 6 certification by early 2011. Frasca International designed and built this state-of-the art… Read more »

Source: Bell, 26-May-10

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Second Frasca Helicopter FTD Gets Level 7 Approval

Second Frasca Helicopter FTD Gets Level 7 Approval

Frasca International has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Level 7 qualification on its 206B Flight Training Device (FTD) installed at FlightSafety International’s (FSI) Learning Center in Lafayette, LA. This is the highest level of qualification for Flight Training Devices and only the second FTD qualified to the Level 7 standard, the first being Frasca’s AS350… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 06-Apr-10

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Frasca Built S92 Full Flight Simulator Gets Dual Qualification

Frasca Built S92 Full Flight Simulator Gets Dual Qualification

Frasca is proud to announce that Bristow Academy, Aberdeen, Scotland has received dual qualification for their Frasca Built S92 Full Flight Simulator (FFS). The S92 FFS is the first certified helicopter device under JAA with both Level B FFS and Level III FTD approval. The S92 FFS is being used at the Bristow Academy in Aberdeen… Read more »

Source: Frasca, 26-Feb-10

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Frasca AS350B2 FTD Gets Level 7 Approval

Frasca International is proud to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Level 7 qualification on its AS 350 B2 Flight Training Device (FTD) installed at FlightSafety’s Helicopter Learning Center in Tucson, Arizona.

Source: RotorNews, 24-Aug-09

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Era Training Center Selects Frasca for S76 FSTD

Source: Era, 12-Aug-09

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Era Training Center Selects Frasca for S76 FSTD

Source: Frasca, 29-Jun-09

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German Bundespolizei receive dual certification for Frasca EC135 helicopter training device

Source: RotorNews, 17-Jun-09

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Frasca International to exhibit at Heli-Expo

Source: RotorNews, 06-Feb-09

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