EDM Delivers A350 Door Trainer to Cathay Pacific

1 February 2015


EDM has delivered and installed an A350 Door Trainer to Cathay Pacific’s cabin crew training centre in Hong Kong.

The A350 Door Trainer comprises fully functional main doors with flight attendant seat and harness, local monuments and EDM standard features including:-

• Internal normal door operation
• Emergency opening with power assist
• Door mode selector – Arm/Disarm procedures
• Gust Lock
• Manual Slide Inflation Handle
• Door Assist Handles
• Simulated audio sounds
• Exit lighting
• Instructor Operating system (IOS)
• Integrated door training malfunctions
• Handle jam
• Door jam
• Emergency opening power assist failure
• Auto slide inflation failure
• Manual slide inflation

Tony Bermingham, EDM’s Managing Director said:

“This is our first A350 Door Trainer delivery and EDM is currently working on another A350 Door Trainer programme for Ethiopian Airlines. EDM shows clear leadership with the development and delivery of simulated training devices for new aircraft types, in particular for A350 and B787 training devices.”

EDM became the first company worldwide to work with Boeing aircraft door data to develop simulated door trainers for the B787 aircraft’s launch customers, All Nippon Airways and Continental Airlines. EDM has also delivered B787 Door Trainers to China Southern and American Airlines.

With its world-class engineering and manufacturing capabilities and project delivery experience, EDM is the supplier of choice for airlines all over the world for their cabin crew training requirements.

The company supplies simulators and training devices to fully replicate all aircraft types.


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