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ETC Awarded General Aviation Trainer Contract by Federal Aviation Administration

Southampton, PA - January 10, 2013 - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has commissioned ETC ( to build a state of the art flight trainer for its Oklahoma City, OK, facility in a contract totaling $365,000.

The trainer, known as the General Aviation Trainer-II (GAT II) (, meets the FAA's "level two" standards for flight trainers and can be used for training or research purposes.

The FAA bought the fixed-wing version of the device and already operates other ETC equipment, including a GAT HELO, the helicopter version of the trainer.

The GAT-II trains users in basic flight scenarios, instruments, spatial disorientation, navigation, GPS panel, mishap prevention, spatial disorientation, situational awareness, emergency procedures and partial panel skills. These various training programs are provided in a single device that operates on three axes of motion.

The device is equipped with real-world visuals and a bezelled instrument display. It supplies a photorealistic, textured, out-the-window scene projected on a wide, field-of-view, dome-shaped visual display. Users can choose among various meteorological conditions.

William Mitchell, ETC President and CEO said, "The FAA has been a longstanding client of ETC and we believe they fully comprehend the value this type of training device offers. We are pleased they have chosen to add another unit to their family of ETC trainers."

About ETC:
ETC (OTCQB: ETCC) designs, manufactures and sells software driven products and services used to recreate and monitor the physiological effects of motion on humans and equipment and to control, modify, simulate and measure environmental conditions. These products include aircrew training systems (aeromedical, tactical combat and general), disaster management systems, sterilizers (steam and gas), environmental testing products and hyperbaric chambers and other products and services that involve similar manufacturing techniques and engineering technologies. ETC's unique ability to offer complete systems, designed and produced to high technical standards, sets it apart from its competition. ETC is headquartered in Southampton, PA. For more information about ETC, visit

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