Will Be Used In Carrier's Primary Training Center
Two Frasca Cessna 172S level 5
Flight Training Devices (FTDs) were recently qualified by the CAAC
(Civil Aviation Administration of China) for training by Shenzhen
Airlines. The Frasca FTDs are located at Shenzhen's Flight Training
School, located in Wuzhou, Guangxi province, China. Shenzhen
Airlines Company, Ltd., Shenzhen, China, purchased four Cessna 172
FTD from Frasca. Two units have been delivered with the remaining
two units scheduled for delivery in February 2009.
The FTDs are designed and manufactured to CAAC Level 5
certification requirements. The FTDS also feature Frasca's
TruVision 180x40 FOV Visual System and Garmin G1000 avionics.
According to Mr. Li Kun, President of Shenzhen Airlines, the
Frasca FTDs will be used in Shenzhen's prestigious flight training
program to enhance pilot proficiency and public safety.
Mr. Li stated "Shenzhen Airlines is one of China's most
successful airlines and Frasca is the world's most renowned FTD
supplier. Having a partner like Frasca cooperating with our Flight
School is very important for mutual continued success."
President Li also noted that cooperation between Shenzhen
Airlines and Lantech Engineering, Ltd., (Frasca's Commercial
Products Distributor for China) is an added value and convenience
for local post-sales support.
Mr. Niu Tao, President of Lantech Engineering, Ltd., said "I am
extremely pleased to be working with excellent organizations like
Shenzhen Airlines and Frasca International." He further noted that
Lantech has full time staff dedicated to Shenzhen Airlines for
"Frasca is very pleased to have been awarded this competitive
contract," said John Frasca, Vice President of Frasca
International, Inc. "We are looking forward to working with
Shenzhen Airlines on this and future projects. Frasca has now sold
15 FTDs to Chinese customers and are looking forward to developing
partnerships with additional Chinese airlines and schools and
anticipate providing many more quality flight simulators to the
expanding Chinese market."
Frasca manufactures flight training equipment for airlines,
flight schools, universities and military organizations worldwide.
The company has delivered over 2000 devices to some 70 countries
since the companies founding in 1958.