Turkish Airlines B737NG Door Trainer passes Factory Acceptance Test

EDM is pleased to announce that Turkish Airlines has approved the Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) for their new B737NG Door Trainer and the training device is now ready to be shipped for installation at Turkish Airlines’ Flight Training Centre in Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport.

The equipment incorporates all of the usual features which have come to be associated with EDM’s world-class door trainers and will include the following equipment:

• L1 Main entry door

• Emergency Over wing exit with simulated malfunctions

• Simulated interiors, partitions and obstructions

• Flight attendant seats with harnesses

• Passenger compartments including overhead stowage bins and two rows of triple passenger seats

• Partially functional forward attendant panel (FAP)

• Instructor console

• Enhanced PLC control system

• Digital sound system

• Simulated force/feel system when opening doors

• Electric door drive system

• Online Diagnostics System

Mick Bonney, EDM’s Director – Sales and Business Development said:

“As the leading provider of cabin crew training equipment, our B737NG training device will provide Turkish Airlines with a high-quality, robust and cost-effective training solution which will enable them to perfect operational safety and efficiency.”

EDM’s door trainers are designed to meet EU-OPS and associated standards, have a modular design for ease of delivery and installation worldwide and are manufactured using robust steel, aluminium and composite materials. The company has a long-standing pedigree of supplying cabin crew training devices to the world’s leading airlines and customers include American Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, Air China, Philippine Airlines, China Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines amongst many more.

For further information about Turkish Airlines please visit: www.turkishairlines.com