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Embraer CAE Training receives certification

May 13, 2009 – Embraer CAE Training Services (ECTS) announced today at the European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE) that it has received the European Aviation Safety Agency's (EASA) certification for Phenom 100 technical training courses.


May 13, 2009
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May 13, 2009 – Embraer CAE Training Services (ECTS) announced today at the European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE) that it has received the European Aviation Safety Agency's (EASA) certification for Phenom 100 technical training courses. This is a key milestone for the joint-venture, which provides pilot and technical training to Embraer customers of the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 jets.

"We are committed to providing our Phenom clients a one-of-a kind training experience adhering to the industry's highest standards and requirements," said Jeff Roberts, CAE's Group President, Civil Simulation Products, Training and Services. "Our clients will benefit from the courses' line-oriented design aimed at bringing the aircraft into the classroom to increase a technician's troubleshooting and judgment skills."

"The safe and efficient operation of our customers' aircraft is of utmost importance to Embraer," said Simon Newitt, Embraer's Director of Customer Training. "The EASA certification for Phenom 100 Technical Training is yet another demonstration of this commitment to our customers."

The EASA certification covers the B1 (Type), B2 (Avionics), B1+B2 (BB) and C (Familiarization) courses. Phenom 100 technical training dates are currently available and scheduled to be conducted in the Burgess Hill and Dallas training centres. ECTS technical training can be conducted at the training centre or can be scheduled at the client's location.

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ECTS is a joint-venture between Embraer and CAE established in November 2007, to provide pilot and ground crew training to Embraer customers of the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 jets.

About Embraer
Embraer (Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. – NYSE: ERJ; Bovespa: 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 Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, and it has offices, industrial operations and customer service facilities in Brazil, the United States, France, Portugal, China and Singapore. Founded in 1969, the Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells aircraft for the Commercial Aviation, Executive Aviation, and Defense and Government segments. The Company also provides after sales support and services to customers worldwide. On March 31, 2009, Embraer had a workforce of 17,375 employees – not counting the employees of its subsidiaries OGMA and HEAI – and its firm order backlog totaled US$ 19.7 billion.

About CAE
CAE is a world leader in providing simulation and modelling technologies and integrated training solutions for the civil aviation industry and defence forces around the globe. With annual revenues exceeding C$1.4 billion, CAE employs approximately 7,000 people at more than 75 sites and training locations in 20 countries. We have the largest installed base of civil and military full-flight simulators and training devices. Through our global network of 27 civil aviation and military training centres, we train more than 75,000 crewmembers yearly. We also offer modelling and simulation software to various market segments and, through CAE's professional services division, we assist customers with a wide range of simulation-based needs. www.cae.com