São José dos Campos, August 11, 2010
– Embraer CAE Training Services (ECTS) first Phenom 300 Full Flight Simulator (FFS) has been qualified by the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil – ANAC), the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The state-of-theart training tool located at CAE’s SimuFlite Training Center in Dallas, Texas, U.S., is already being used by customer for Phenom 300 pilot’s qualification.
“I’m very satisfied to announce that the first Phenom 300 Full Flight Simulator is fully operational, serving our customers
,” said Márcio Fernandes, Embraer Customer Training Director. “This is an important achievement for our long-term strategy of supporting the growing fleet, and shows our commitment to deliver top-quality training services to our operators
This is the third ECTS FFS to provide pilot training for Phenom customers, and the first dedicated to the Phenom 300. The other two simulators support the Phenom 100 operations, and were certified in the second semester of 2009. One is also located at the Dallas facility, and the other is at CAE’s Burgess Hill center, in the U.K.
) is a joint-venture between Embraer, a world-class aircraft manufacturer, and CAE, a leading provider of aviation training solutions. It combines Embraer’s innovative products with CAE’s advanced simulation technology, training tools and facilities network to provide pilots and maintenance technicians a step-by-step instruction, including theoretical, simulated, and practical activities.About CAE
CAE is a world leader in providing simulation and modeling technologies and integrated training solutions for the civil aviation industry and defense forces around the globe. With annual revenues exceeding C$ 1.5 billion (Canadian dollars), the company employs over 7,000 people
at more than 75 sites and training locations in 20 countries. CAE has the largest installed base of civil and military full-flight simulators and training devices. Its global network of 29 civil aviation and military centers train more than 75,000 crew members every year. The company also offers modeling and simulation software to various market segments and, through its professional services division, assists customers with a wide range of simulation-based needs.
Founded in 1947, the company is headquartered in Canada. With clients in more than 100 countries, it has the broadest global reach of any simulation and training equipment and services company on the market. Ninety percent of CAE’s annual revenues are derived from exports. Its shares are traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges (TSX: CAE; NYSE: CAE). Dedicated to innovation, CAE devotes close to 10% of its annual revenues to research and development. For more information, visit www.cae.com
Note to Editors
Embraer (Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. - NYSE: ERJ; BM&FBovespa: EMBR3) is the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial jets up to 120 seats, and one of Brazil’s leading exporters. Embraer’s headquarters are located in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, and it has offices, industrial operations and customer service facilities in Brazil, China, France, Portugal, Singapore, and the United States. Founded in 1969, the Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells aircraft for the commercial aviation, executive aviation, and defense segments. The Company also provides after sales support and services to customers worldwide. On June 30, 2010, Embraer had a workforce of 16,781 employees – not counting the employees of its partly owned subsidiaries – and its firm order backlog totaled US$ 15.2 billion.
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