Seneca College School of Aviation (Seneca), which is located at Peterborough Airport in Toronto, Canada, is to deploy a new Baron G58 Level 5 flight training device (FTD) from Frasca International.
The FTD will include Garmin G1000Nxi avionics, Frasca's Simplicity Instructor Operator Station (IOS), Frasca's TruVision visual system with 220° x 55° spherical enclosure.
Frasca has worked closely with the college to provide a cockpit-specific flight simulation training device (FSTD) for each of the aircraft students fly. These include two Frasca-built B200 FSTDs, with one being used to train Seneca’s Royal Canadian Air Force Pilot Training Program students at its Newnham Campus.
Seneca currently has eight Frasca flight simulators in total, including CRJ, Cessna 172 and KingAir/Baron convertible FTDs, and will be adding the Baron G58 FTD in the fall of 2018.
“Seneca's School of Aviation has worked closely with Frasca for 36 years,” stated Lynn McMullin, Director of Business Development, Seneca School of Aviation. “Advanced simulation training differentiates our programs and our graduates. The Air Taxi and Jet Transition programs prepare them for direct entry with our airlines partners.”
The college's Honours Bachelor of Aviation Technology course incorporates 131 hours of scheduled flight simulation training. Students have 24-hour access to the simulators for additional solo and mutual practice.
“We value the long-term relationship with have with Seneca College,” commented stated John Frasca, President of Frasca International, Inc. “We strive to make each new simulator better than the last and collaborate with them to incorporate requested features that increase the training value of the simulator.”