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Facilities & Flight Training Devices

Flight Training DevicesStudents (and Wellington the Wildcat) utilizing our FTDs to further their flight training.

Central Washington University utilizes an all Frasca fleet of Flight Training Devices (FTDs). This includes a G58 Baron TruFlite FTD with G1000, King Air 200, and a CRJ-200 AATD. All three training devices include Frasca's TruVision visual system. Central Washington University is a longtime customer with several Frasca devices in use.

The simulator training you receive as part of our program will be invaluable to you. The major benefits derived from this training includes: Crew Resource Management (CRM) training, Line-Oriented Flight Training (LOFT), Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS) familiarization, HSI, RMI, RNAV, Autopilot and Flight Director operation, and Flight Management System (FMS) operation.

CRJ-200 simulator

G58 Baron TruFlite FTD with G1000

FacilitiesCWU’s Aviation Training Center, located on Bowers Field.

The Aviation Training Center (ATC) is located at Bowers Field, near the CWU campus. Most flight related academic courses are taught in Black Hall on the CWU campus and at the Aviation Training Center. Take a closer look at our facility here!

The Center's FTD rooms houses $1.5 million worth of flight training equipment, which include:

  • A PC lab for computer-based training
  • Frasca 141 (x2) - Single-engine FTDs for instrument training.
  • Frasca TrueFlight Baron G58 - Equipped with Garmin G1000 glass flight deck.
  • Frasca 242T - Simulates a Super King Air 200 pressurized twin turboprop aircraft.
  • Frasca CRJ 200 - Advanced turbojet trainer.