Cathay Pacific commissions crew emergency training simulators


September 15, 2015 – EDM, a provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, has been awarded a major contract by Cathay Pacific to provide a broad range of cabin crew training simulators.

The simulators will be specifically designed and manufactured by EDM to enable the cabin crew of the Hong Kong-based airline to maintain and enhance the training of its crew in the handling of emergency situations and provision of cabin services to passengers. Once completed at EDM’s headquarters in the UK, the training equipment will be shipped and installed at Cathay Pacific’s Training Centre in Cathay City at Hong Kong International Airport.

The full order of cabin crew training equipment comprises:

• B777 cabin emergency evacuation trainer

• A330 cabin emergency evacuation trainer

• B777 door trainer

• A330 door trainer

• B747 Freighter upper deck crew service door trainer

• B747 Freighter main deck door trainer

• Real fire trainer

Last year EDM manufacfured the world’s first A350 Door Trainer for Cathay Pacific.

“We’re thrilled to have won this substantial contract with a premier airline such as Cathay Pacific,” said Tony Bermingham, managing director of EDM. “Cathay Pacific is synonymous with quality and service and it’s a real privilege to support their industry-leading cabin crew training program with state-of-the-art safety equipment.”

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