ANA’s B777 and B767 Door Trainers from EDM go into service

4 March 2014


B777 and B767 Door Trainers, designed and manufactured by EDM, have gone into service at ANA’s training centre in Ota-ku, Tokyo.

Mr. Taka Shinohara-san from ANA Trading said:

“Thanks to EDM’s great work, ANA signed SAT documents today and the DTs are ready for training. Especially, we really appreciate EDM’s hard work and great support on this project. I am very proud of the DTs since many of ANA people told me that the DTs they purchased from EDM this time are the best ones among our DTs.”

The Door Trainers comprise of fully functional main doors with attendant seat, 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

The B777 and B767 Door Trainers are EDM’s most recent work for ANA; EDM has previously delivered a number of Door Trainers to the airline including A320, B767F and B787.

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

“It is an honour to receive such positive feedback about our products and our service from such an important customer – it has once again been a pleasure to work with ANA and we look forward to continuing to build upon this successful relationship and reinforce EDM’s strong presence in Asia.”

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