EDM wins contract from Jet2.com to manufacture B737 door trainer

EDM has reported that Jet2.com has awarded it a contract to manufacture a B737 Door Trainer, the company said.

The Door Trainer will be used to train the UK airline´s cabin crew to become proficient in the safe operation of B737 aircraft doors including procedures for normal, abnormal and emergency scenarios.

The Door Trainer will incorporate a clutch system to simulate slide deployment with an associated slide inflation sound to add further realism to the training experience.

Once built at EDM´s manufacturing facility in Manchester, the new B737 Door Trainer will be shipped and installed at Jet2.com´s cabin crew training centre in Bradford, West Yorkshire.

EDM is a global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation, defence, rail, and other industries. The company 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.