Embraer and CAE have formalized and signed a joint venture agreement to provide comprehensive pilot and ground crew training to Embraer customers of the Phenom 100 very light and Phenom 300 light jets. The new company has been named Embraer CAE Training Services, LLC (ECTS).
Under the terms of agreement, the joint venture will provide initial and recurrent training for pilots and maintenance technicians. The initial training program for the Embraer Phenom family is on schedule to begin at CAE SimuFlite in Dallas, Texas, in the third quarter of calendar 2008, and at CAE’s Burgess Hill training center in,the U.K. in the first quarter of calendar 2009.
According to Embraer