EDM Deliver Air Austral’s A220 Extended Door Trainer to Sainte-Marie, Reunion Island.

7 October 2021

18 May 2021

Manchester, UK. EDM, the leading global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, announced the completion of the delivery of an Airbus A220 Extended Door trainer to Air Austral and their training facility on Reunion island, Sainte-Marie.

We were tasked by Air Austral to develop their new A220 Extended Door Trainer, this simulator will enable the airline to train their cabin crew and certify them to the new aircraft type. The Extended Door Trainer is fitted with key features to help simulate several scenarios that helps practice everyday functionality, but also for emergency situations.

We would also like to thank the team out at Kestrel Liner Agencies Ltd, who delivered a millimetre perfect transportation of the Extended Door Trainer. Another great job which gives credit to an excellent team effort and yet again provides a great example of teamwork across all departments involved.

EDM is the leading manufacturer of the Airbus A220 Door Trainer in the world and has already delivered more A220 Door trainers than any of our competitors combined. As with all our products, EDM manufactures high-fidelity simulators that are robust and are of utmost quality to help serve our clients reliably.

EDM’s A220 Extended Door Trainer for Air Austral has been manufactured to host a variety of features which have been tailored to suit their requirements and desired functionality.

Some of the functionality provided with this trainer include:

• Door familiarisation procedures

• Securing the cabin for flight

• Internal and external operation of the door 

• Carry out and practice evacuation procedures

• Experience the force and movement of the door and use of door assist handles

•Operation of the gust lock

•Operation of the Mode Select lever – Arm/Disarm procedures

• Operation of slide inflation procedure

• Experience and the recognition of Door Malfunctions during operation

• Flight attendant’s seats use and operation

• Communications, sounds and alarms operation and recognition

• Auto-close Overwing Exit

• Virtual Slide Trainer Integration

• Simulated Flight Deck Door with Access Keypad

• Dummy R1 cross-check door

Our team would like to thank Air Austral for this giving us this opportunity to work with them on this project and trust their new Door Trainer best enables their team to become accustomed to their A220 fleet.

About EDM

EDM is a leading global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation, defence, rail and other industries. Combining the highest engineering standards with leading-edge technologies, EDM provides airlines with Door Trainers, Cabin Service Trainers, Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainers and Full Size Mockups and defence organisations with Procedure Trainers, Maintenance Trainers, Ejection Seats, Simulators and Full Size Replicas. Serving organisations worldwide from its UK headquarters, EDM is committed to delivering exceptional quality and value to its clients to help them enhance safety and operational efficiency.

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