CAE closes acquisition of Flightscape



    MONTREAL, Aug. 29 /CNW Telbec/ - CAE announced today that it has closed
the previously-announced acquisition of Flightscape Inc.
    The acquisition of Flightscape is expected to complement CAE's innovative
training solutions aimed at enhancing the efficiency and safety of its
customers.

    Flightscape is an Ottawa-based safety company providing expertise in
flight data analysis and flight sciences. The company's core products and
product service offerings are based on the gathering and analysis of aircraft
flight data to deliver improved flight safety. It offers a suite of aviation
safety products and services related to flight operations quality assurance,
flight data management, incident investigation and accident prevention. The
company's customers include many leading airlines and a majority of
international investigation authorities and OEMs. Flightscape also powers
IATA's web-based Flight Data Analysis Service for airlines seeking an
outsourced solution that provides highly specialized expertise, infrastructure
savings and a turnkey safety solution.

    CAE (NYSE:   CGT; TSX: CAE) is a world leader in providing simulation and
modelling technologies and integrated training solutions for the civil
aviation industry and defence forces around the globe. With annual revenues
exceeding C$1 billion, CAE employs more than 5,500 people at more than
75 sites and training locations in 19 countries. We have the largest installed
base of civil and military full-flight simulators and training devices.
Through our global network of 24 aviation training centres, equipped with over
115 full-flight simulators, we train more than 50,000 crewmembers yearly. We
also offer modelling and simulation software to various market segments and
have a professional services division assisting customers with a wide range of
simulation-based needs.
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For further information:

For further information: CAE contacts: Nathalie Bourque, Vice President,
Public Affairs and Global Communications, (514) 734-5788,
nathalie.bourque@cae.com; Trade media: Linda Tardif, Director, Marketing,
Innovation and Civil Training & Services, (514) 341-6780, ext: 2135,
linda.tardif@cae.com; Investor relations: Andrew Arnovitz, Vice President,
Investor Relations and Strategy, (514) 734-5760, andrew.arnovitz@cae.com;
Flightscape contacts: Business Development: Mike Poole, Managing Partner,
(613) 851-0197, mike.poole@flightscape.com; Sales: Thierry Pfeiffer, Vice
President, Sales & Marketing, (613) 225-0070 x242,
thierry.pfeiffer@flightscape.com

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