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Era Training Center Announces ANAC Approval


September 14, 2012 - Lake Charles, LA

Era Training Center LLC (ETC) announced today that Agência Nacional de Aviação (ANAC), the aviation authority of Brazil, has renewed its Part 142 certificate as an authorized ANAC training facility. ANAC also approved and qualified ETC's EC135 CPDS P2+ and AW139 Level 6 Flight Simulator Training Devices (FSTDs).

ANAC is responsible for the regulation and safety oversight of civil aviation in Brazil.

"ANAC approval provides our Brazilian customers an opportunity to receive un-paralleled training for their flight crews," commented Randy Rowles, VP/General Manager of Era Training Center. "As the largest operator of the AW139 in North America and a high-time operator of the EC135 CPDS P2+, ETC provides the customer with training programs developed through years of actual aircraft operating experience."

About Era Training Center
Era Training Center (ETC), a joint venture between Era Helicopters LLC and Frasca International, provides sophisticated, multidisciplinary helicopter flight training through innovative programs, state-of-the-art Flight Simulator Training Devices (FSTDs) and real-aircraft flight training. ETC holds a FAR Part 142 Certificate, designating it as an FAA-approved training center, and also is certified by ANAC, the aviation authority of Brazil. ETC's existing Lake Charles, Louisiana, facility features three FAA-approved Level 6 FSTDs; the EC135 P2+ and AS350B2 designed by Frasca International, and the AW139 designed by AgustaWestland as prime contractor, partnering with Frasca International.

ETC offers diverse training programs that are provided to a wide array of helicopter personnel, including corporate, oil and gas, EMS, ENG, law enforcement, government and military users. ETC is a USAIG approved "Safety Bucks" training center.

To learn more about Era Training Center and available courses, visit www.eratrainingcenter.com or for additional information, contact Ryann Tadlock, Marketing Manager, at (337) 656-4200.

Contact:
Ryann Tadlock
Marketing Manager
(337) 656-4200

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