Embraer-CAE Training launched Phenom training in Brazil


Company launches pilot and maintenance training for Phenom 100 and 300 executive jets

Embraer-CAE Training
Services (ECTS), a joint venture between Embraer and CAE, inaugurated Phenom
aircraft pilot and maintenance technician training in Brazil at CAE’s training facility near Guarulhos International
Airport in São Paulo. Courses will begin at the end of

This is the third ECTS training location,
including Dallas, Texas
in the United States, and
Burgess Hill, near London, in the United Kingdom,
and the fourth Phenom full-flight simulator (FFS). The Phenom FFS is the first
advanced technology flight simulator for business aircraft in Latin

“This new, state-of-the-art facility provides
our executive jet customers in Brazil
with world-class aviation training,” said Edson Carlos Mallaco, vice president,
customer support and services, Embraer Executive Jets. “This latest addition to
our Phenom platform training program reinforces Embraer’s commitment to its
growing fleet here in Latin America. It also
confirms our continuous efforts to provide the best possible customer

“This new Phenom training capability in São
Paulo reflects our commitment to deliver world-class training services in
locations which are easily accessible to our clients’ operating bases,” said
Jeff Roberts, CAE group president, civil simulation products, training and services.
“The Phenom aircraft serves a unique market in business aviation, and CAE is
pleased to provide, in partnership with Embraer, a unique training program
tailored to the specific needs of corporate operators and owner-operators.”

The new Phenom FFS was recently qualified by
ANAC (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil), the Brazilian agency responsible for
the regulation and safety oversight of civil aviation.

The CAE São Paulo training centre, which was
recently expanded to 10 simulator bays, currently offers training on eight
full-flight simulators 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 crew lounge, WiFi internet
access, shuttle service between CAE and local airports and hotels, a technical
library and cafeteria with round-the-clock access.

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