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2016-09-14

ETC: ETC's NASTAR® Center Selected as a Team Member in the Federal Aviation Administration Center of Excellence for Training Technology and Human Performance

For Immediate Release

SOUTHAMPTON, PA, USA
, September 14, 2016 - The National Aerospace Training and Research Center
("The NASTAR® Center"), a business unit ofEnvironmental Tectonics Corporation

(OTC Pink: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") today announced its selection as a
team member in the Federal Aviation Administration Center of Excellence for
Training Technology and Human Performance ("FAA COE for TTHP"). NASTAR®
Center partners with Drexel University as part of a team led by Embry Riddle
Aeronautical University.

FAA Administrator, Michael Huerta described the FAA COE for TTHP as follows,
"This world-class, public-private partnership will help us focus on the
challenges and opportunities of this cutting-edge field of research"."We
expect this team will help us educate and train aviation professionals well
into the future."

ETC's NASTAR® Center joins a team that the FAA said, ".all have
nationally-recognized collegiate aviation-related education programs and core
members also own and operate their own aircraft and airports. A partnership
of principal investigators from the different universities will perform the
research projects. The universities will engage senior faculty as well as
graduate-level and undergraduate students in their research activities."

ETC's NASTAR® Center brings to the team a world-class, multi-use aerospace
training, research, and educational establishment, featuring an easily
accessible facility to all types of customers including: Military, Civilian,
Space, Research, and Education. Since its establishment in 2007, the NASTAR®
Center has combined state-of-the-art flight simulators with physiology-based
courseware and interactive learning methodology to offer the ideal training
and research environment requiring replication of extreme flight
environments. The NASTAR® Center is a world benchmark for space and aviation
training, Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics ("STEM"),
aeromedical research, and product testing for aviation and space.

NASTAR® Center President Dick Leland said, "We are honored to be part of the
Embry Riddle and Drexel team and we look forward to supporting leading edge
research in learning technologies and human factors."

As described by the FAA: The FAA's Center of Excellence program is a
long-term, cost-sharing partnership between academia, industry, and
government. Congress authorized Air Transportation Centers of Excellence
under the FAA Research, Engineering and Development Authorization Act of
1990. This legislation enables the FAA to work with center members and
affiliates to conduct research in airspace and airport planning and design
and environment and aviation safety, as well as to engage in other activities
to assure a safe and efficient air transportation system.

ETC's CEO and President, Bob Laurent said, "This is a milestone achievement
for the NASTAR® Center. We are proud to serve as members of two FAA COE's,
Commercial Space Transportation and Training Technology and Human
Performance."

Seewww.faa.gov/go/coefor additional information about the FAA COE Program.

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About The NASTAR
®Center:

The NASTAR® Center, a business unit of ETC, is a state-of-the-art aerospace
training, research, and educational facility dedicated in improving the
health and safety of humans in extreme conditions. The NASTAR® Center serves
military aviation (fixed and rotary wing), civil aviation (fixed and rotary
wing), and space travel (government and private), and provides research
support for component and human factors testing. For more information about
the NASTAR® Center, visitwww.nastarcenter.com.

About ETC:

ETC designs, manufactures, and sells software driven products and services
used to recreate and monitor the physiological effects of motion on humans,
and equipment to control, modify, simulate and measure environmental
conditions. Our products include aircrew training systems (aeromedical,
tactical combat, and general), disaster management systems, sterilizers
(steam and gas), environmental testing products, hyperbaric chambers, and
other products 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,
visitwww.etcusa.com.

Forward-looking Statements:

This news release contains forward-looking statements, which are based on
management's expectations and are subject to uncertainties and changes in
circumstances. Words and expressions reflecting something other than
historical fact are intended to identify forward-looking statements, and
these statements may include terminology such as "may", "will", "should",
"expect", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "future", "predict",
"potential", "intend", or "continue", and similar expressions. We base our
forward-looking statements on our current expectations and projections about
future events or future financial performance. Our forward-looking
statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and
assumptions about ETC and its subsidiaries that may cause actual results to
be materially different from any future results implied by these
forward-looking statements. We caution you not to place undue reliance on
these forward-looking statements.

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| For ETC Corporate information: For NASTAR® Center information: |
| Contact: Mark Prudenti, CFO Contact: Dick Leland, President, NASTAR® Center |
| Phone: 215-355-9100 x1531 Phone: 215-355-9100 x1375 |
| E-mail: mprudenti@etcusa.com E-mail: dleland@nastarcenter.com |
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Source: ETC via Globenewswire

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