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Frasca International, Urbana, Illinois, has received an order for two Flight Training Devices (FTDs) from Sichuan Fan-Mei Aviation Industry Co., Ltd. — one Piper Seminole and one Robinson 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 distributor for China, is located in Beijing and will administer the contract. The FTDs will be delivered in April of 2018.
The Level 5 Seminole FTD will feature Garmin G1000 avionics, KR87 ADF, Frasca’s Simplicity Instructor Station (IOS), and 180-degree by 45-degree visual display with TruVision Global visual system.
The Level 5 R44 FTD will also include Simplicity IOS, Garmin GTN 650 GPS/NAV/COM unit, and TruVision Global visual system with 210-degree by 57-degree cylindrical display.
“Sichuan Fan-Mei Aviation Industry Co., Ltd. is actively engaged in aviation and is expanding rapidly,” said CEO Xu Yungeng, CEO. “Frasca has numerous CAAC-certified simulators in service throughout China and is the number one GA simulator company in the world. We look forward to a long professional relationship with Frasca as we expand our aviation services”
“We are committed to providing high-quality flight simulation products and excellent customer service to Sichuan-Fan-Mei,” said John Frasca, president of Frasca International. “We look forward to continued business as their simulator provider.”