Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), Daytona Beach, FL
will expand their fleet of Frasca simulators by adding an
additional Frasca Cessna 172 Flight Training Device (FTD). The
Level 6 FTD will feature Frasca’s TruVision 220 visual
display system and Garmin G1000 advanced avionics. ERAU is also
upgrading two of their existing 172 FTDs to include G1000
Embry-Riddle’s current fleet of over 20 Frasca simulators
are in use at both the Daytona Beach and Prescott, AZ campuses.
These include a CRJ, Regional Jet FTD and Seminole and Cessna 172
FTDs. All devices are certified as FAA Level 6 FTDs. ERAU has also
recently taken delivery of two Mentor Advanced Aviation Training
Devices from Frasca.
The Mentor devices are being used to help alleviate training
delays caused by hurricane damage to their simulator rooms that
occurred in December of 2006. The Mentor AATDs also feature Garmin