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Father and son, Keith and Ryan Christensen, are first two FAA customers to be type-rated
with the Full-Flight Simulator

São José dos Campos, October 20, 2009 – Embraer CAE Training Services (ECTS) celebrated
a milestone in its training program, as the first two type ratings were recently issued by using
the Phenom 100 Full-Flight Simulator (FFS) certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA), and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Keith Christensen
and his son Ryan received their Phenom 100 type ratings after a 15-day training period at the
ECTS facilities located in CAE’s SimuFlite Training Center in Dallas, Texas, U.S.

“Our congratulations go to Keith and Ryan for this very special achievement,” said Simon
Newitt, Embraer Director of Customer Training. “Not so long ago, we were celebrating the
Frost family (Jim and Betsy) as the first to receive their type ratings by training with the
aircraft. Now, we have the Christensens becoming the first Phenom 100 pilots to receive their
type ratings by using the Full-Flight Simulator.”

The simulator was certified last September and has
been enthusiastically recommended by Keith
Christensen, President and founder of Christensen
Industries, a company with 20 years of experience
in manufacturing and assembling precision sheet
metal and machined parts based in Salt Lake City,
Utah, U.S. “I have been through many pilot
training courses, but never have I learned so much
about a plane! The ECTS facilities are
unparalleled and the simulator provides one of the
most realistic flying experiences I have ever had. It
was a very thorough, challenging program,
administered by highly capable professionals, and
I am particularly proud to have gone through this
intense learning undertaking with my son Ryan.”

About CAE

CAE is a world leader in providing simulation and modeling technologies and integrated training
solutions for the civil aviation industry and defense forces around the globe. With annual revenues exceeding C$ 1.6 billion (Canadian dollars), the company employs over 6,500 people at more than 75 sites and training locations in 20 countries. CAE has the largest installed base of civil and military full-flight simulators and training devices. Through its global network of 29 civil aviation and military training centers, the company trains more than 75,000 crew members every year.

CAE also offers modeling and simulation software to various market segments and, through its
professional services division, assists customers with a wide range of simulation-based needs.

The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Canada. With clients in more than
100 countries, it has the broadest global reach of any simulation and training equipment and
services company on the market. Ninety percent of CAE’s annual revenues are derived from
worldwide exports. Its shares are traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges (TSX:
CAE; NYSE: CAE). Dedicated to innovation, CAE devotes close to 10% of its annual
revenues to research and development. For more information, visit www.cae.com.

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