Singapore Airlines takes on A350 door trainer


December 1, 2015 – EDM, a provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defense sectors, has announced that the A350 Door Trainer it manufactured for Singapore Airlines has passed its Site Acceptance Test (SAT).

After building and then shipping the simulator to Singapore Airlines’ Training Centre, a team from EDM traveled to Singapore during October to install the unit. A senior team from the airline granted the training equipment a SAT after a rigorous inspection and testing process.

After being approved by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore’s Airworthiness Department, the Door Trainer will be used to train cabin crew in the safe operation of the A350 main door, including procedures for normal, abnormal and emergency operation. The simulator comprises standard and customized features including a functional Additional Attendant Panel (AAP), touch screen Forward Attendant Panel (FAP), Attendant Indication Panel (AIP), tablet Instructor Operating Station (IOS) and bi-folding lavatory door and lavatory cubicle.

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