EDM’s B777 Door Trainer for All Nippon Airways passes Factory Acceptance Test

Manchester, UK. EDM, a leading global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, announced today that the B777 Door Trainer it has manufactured for All Nippon Airways (ANA) passed its Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) earlier this month.

Built and designed at EDM’s 100,000 square feet facility in Manchester in the UK, the B777 Door Trainer will enable ANA’s cabin crew to be fully trained in the proficient operation of this aircraft door type under all normal, abnormal and emergency conditions. The Door Trainer will comprise of a fully functional main door and attendant seat as well as features including a door mode selector, integrated door training malfunctions, gust lock, manual slide inflation handle, door assist handles, simulated audio sounds and exit lighting. The Door Trainer is controlled via an intuitive, easy to use Instructor Operator Station.

The Factory Acceptance Test was granted following two days of rigorous inspection and testing carried out by a senior team of ANA safety trainers and simulator engineers. The B777 Door Trainer is currently being installed at ANA’s training centre in Ota-ku, Tokyo.

In recent years, EDM has supplied a wide range of cabin crew training equipment to ANA including B787, B777, B767 and A320 Door Trainers.

For more information about ANA visit: www.ana.co.jp

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.

Media contact

Adrian Lambert

Head of Marketing

EDM Ltd

Brunel House

1 Thorp Road

Newton Heath

Manchester

M40 5BJ

UK

Email: alambert@edm.ltd.uk

Tel : +44 (0)161 203 3150