Frasca International Inc. has received an order from the Ethiopian Airlines Flight Training Academy, the training division of the Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Group, for a FRASCA 172 Flight Navigation Procedures Trainer (FNPT II).
The 172 FNPT II will be configured as a diesel model and will include Frasca's TruVision™ Global visual system with a 210 x 57 cyclindrical visual display system. This will be the first Frasca flight simulator installed in Ethiopia.
The device will be installed by Africair, based in Miami, Florida."Africair has a long history of supporting Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy dating back to 1977, when their first Skyhawk XP was delivered, and we have been continually supporting their operations ever since, " said Travis Tinsey, regional sales manager, Africair Inc. "Africair has also been involved with Frasca simulator projects in other parts of Africa. Frasca's products add tremendous value to flight school organizations throughout the continent."
The Ethiopian Aviation Academy is currently undergoing a massive transformation by heavily investing to equip itself with modern training aircraft, computer based training, simulators, and other ultra-modern facilities. The Frasca device will be an integral part of this transformation.