Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations

This article provides some guidelines on cleaning and disinfecting simulators and simulator equipment. WARNING: ONLY solutions permitted to clean avionics screens, genuine or otherwise etc. should be used. Don’t spray cleaners directly onto the item. Don’t get moisture into any openings. Use caution when cleaning polycarbonate lenes covering the CGI (Computer Generated Instruments). Recommendations Frasca […]

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GISt Backup Utility Memory Problems on a 141/142

On older model 141s and 142s, the GISt Backup utility executable did not actually hold the number of backups to be saved to 25.  The result is that backups continue to be saved until the GISt computer hard drive becomes filled with backup, resulting in a sluggish or (worst-case) inoperative GISt computer.  

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GISt Font Size Setting on a 141/142

On the configuration menu, a customer had an “exit to DOS” button partially hidden by the “more configuration info” button. On the aircraft position page, the aircraft symbol was not positioned on the correct locations within the pattern.

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Rudder Trim Card Interchangeability on 141/142s

Customers with more than one Frasca FTD occasionally decide to swap components between simulators for troubleshooting purposes.  There is some parts interchangeability between simulators.  Generally, if the part numbers are similar…

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ADI/Synchro Board Calibration

he Synchro Board contains one trim potentiometer for each of its nine output channels.  Each channel is calibrated by outputting 0000H to its DA converter and then adjusting its corresponding trim potentiometer to null any AC voltage on its output.

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Servo Board Description FPN800-00018

The Servo Board (800-00018) interfaces the Converter board to various indicators and controls that are used in the simulator. The Servo Board is an Analog Board that should never be plugged into a digital slot on the motherboard.

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