ECTS expands its service network


Embraer and CAE joint venture expands training in Brazil for Phenom jets

Embraer-CAE Training Services (ECTS), a
joint venture of Embraer and CAE, is expanding its service network in Brazil. CAE’s Training Center
is located near Guarulhos International Airport, in São
Paulo, 80 kilometers from Embraer’s headquarters in São José dos Campos.

It will provide a complete training
solution for pilots and maintenance personnel of the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 executive
jets, including ground school, Garmin Prodigy training station, integrated
procedures training (IPT) and a full-flight simulator (FFS). The CAE 5000
series dual configuration simulator will be offered to customers in Brazil at the CAE

“We are very
pleased to provide Embraer executive jet customers in Brazil with the
new ANAC certified training center. This latest addition to our Phenom platform
training program underscores Embraer’s commitment to its growing fleet here in Latin America,” said Edson Carlos Mallaco, vice president, Customer
Support and Services, Embraer Executive Jets. “It also confirms our continuous efforts to provide the best possible
customer experience.”

“One of the
hallmarks of the Phenom training program, since its inception in 2009, is a
highly personalized level of training service with convenient access for our
aircraft operators, worldwide,” said Roland Desjardins, ECTS general manager. “Offering the Phenom training in Brazil demonstrates Embraer’s and CAE’s
commitment to customers in Latin America.”

The CAE São Paulo Training Centre which
was recently expanded to offer ten simulator bays, currently has eight FFS
pilot stations and trains about 6,000 pilots a year. The centre also features 12
classrooms, 20 brief/debrief rooms, integrated procedures trainers and customer
offices. The 24-hour facility has a cafeteria with round-the-clock access and
shuttle service to the airport.

The Phenom training system in Brazil
is set to begin in the second quarter of 2012. It will join the facilities in Dallas, Texas and in
Burgess Hill, UK, near London
which have been approved by the Brazilian National Civil Aviation Agency

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