Era Training Center LLC announces ANAC Certification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Era Training Center LLC (ETC) announced today that it has obtained Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) approval for its CFR 142 Training Center. ETC is the first foreign helicopter Training Center certified by Brazil.  "ANAC approval is a fundamental step towards providing regulatory approved courses for Brazil and Latin American countries,” said Paul White, General Manager of Era Training Center. “Training services for Pilots and Mechanics are in high demand and this approval will play a direct role as we move into our Brazilian subsidiary - Era Training Center Brasil – due to break ground later this year".

Era Training Center holds a CFR part 142 Certificate designating it as a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Approved Training Center. ETC offers full academic courses, including: advanced simulator training in the AS350 B2, EC135 P2+ and real-time aircraft training utilizing Era Helicopters’ diverse fleet of aircraft. An AW139 Level 6 Flight Simulator Training Device (FSTD) is scheduled to be added to the Center by late 2011.  ETC offers a wide range of courses to hone the skills for the specific mission profile, including: Law Enforcement, EMS, SAR, Offshore- IFR, Corporate Users, IIMC, NVG, etc., by professional instructors with years of experience. Maintenance courses are also offered in the AS350, AW139 and A119 aircraft. ETC is a USAIG approved “Safety Bucks” Training Center. To learn more about Era Training Center and available courses, visit

For additional information, contact Melanie Landry, Communications Coordinator, at (337) 478-6131 or visit