Six Units To Be Delivered To Locations Around The Country
Aero-News has learned that Silver State Helicopters,
headquartered in North Las Vegas, NV has taken delivery of the
first of six Frasca TruFlite HTM helicopter simulator equipped
trailers at their facility in Spring, TX. Two additional simulator
equipped trailers will be delivered to facilities in San Diego, CA
and New Branfels, TX, and the remaining three will be delivered to
other locations in the near future.
The trailer units will be used for pilot training at various
locations as needed.
Silver State Helicopters has ordered a total of twenty-two
TruFlite HTM simulators from Frasca International, Urbana, IL since
the launch of the device in 2003. Eighteen of the devices have been
delivered. The TruFlite HTM utilizes Frasca’s TruFliteTM
technology, making it reconfigurable between three single engine
piston helicopter models; the Robinson R22, Robinson R44 and
Schweizer 300 which are used for flight training.
The devices feature a two seat cockpit, interchangeable cyclics
(Robinson T-bar and conventional style), Frasca’s digital
sound system, and TruVisionTM single channel projected visual
Silver State Helicopters operates at over twenty locations in
ten states. They are a full service commercial helicopter operator
specializing in Aerial Tours, Aerial Photography, Executive
Charters, Law Enforcement Air Support, Fire Fighting, Search and
Rescue, Motion Picture and Television Support, External Load
Lifting and Utility Work, Agriculture Support and Flight
Pilots are trained to the most rigorous standards and put
to work operating American made helicopters from an extensive fleet
made up of Bell, MD and Robinson aircraft.
Frasca International manufactures flight training equipment for
airlines, flight schools, Universities and military organizations