in Training

EDM ships second Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainer to Ethiopian Airlines

Posted 13 January 2016 · Add Comment

EDM, a global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, has shipped a second Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainer (CEET) to Ethiopian Airlines.

Manufactured at EDM’s UK headquarters in Manchester, the CEET has a dual B787 / B777 configuration allowing Ethiopian Airlines’ cabin crew to train on both aircraft types. Consisting of business and economy class seats, the interior also has a replica galley, lavatories and cabin attendant seats and associated control panels. The CEET is also fitted with SEPTRE, EDM’s industry-leading audio-visual system which includes pre-programmed emergency scenarios such as aborted take-off, engine fire, gear collapse, turbulence, ditching and decompression making it the most advanced cabin crew training system on the market. 

The CEET was specifically manufactured to a modular design to facilitate its transportation to Ethiopia. The CEET was separated and packaged into six modules at EDM’s facility in December and then loaded onto three heavy goods vehicles before being driven to the Port of Southampton. The modules are currently in transit by sea to Addis Ababa where they will then be driven to Ethiopian Airlines’ brand new training centre at Bola International Airport. A team of EDM engineers will reassemble and install the CEET onsite towards the end of this month.

The CEET will join the rest of the cabin crew training equipment already built and installed by EDM as part of this major contract with Ethiopian Airlines which includes a B737 CEET on an electric motion system and A350, B767 and Bombardier Q400 Door Trainers.

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Bole in pole position

Ethiopia’s increasingly relaxed visa regime and the expansion of the country’s national airline have helped Addis Ababa become Africa’s biggest long-haul transit hub. Alan Dron reports.

Ground handling industry failing to take the right action to solve talent and profit challenges

Recent research by RTITB Airside has found that airlines, airports and ground handlers are failing to take the right action when it comes to solving profitability and talent recruitment and retention challenges.

AS365N Dauphins for Djibouti

As part of an ongoing expansion programme, Djibouti’s small air arm, the Force Aérienne du Djibouti (FAdD, Djibouti Air Force), has taken delivery of four newly refurbished AS365N Dauphins.

MEBAA Show Morocco gearing up for September event

Business aviation exhibitors across the world are keen to take advantage of the region’s opportunities by promoting their products and services at the MEBAA Show Morocco, taking place 25-26 September at Marrakech Menara Airport.

Cabo Verde Airlines adds services to Lagos

Cabo Verde Airlines will start flying to Lagos, Nigeria, from December 9.

Launch of the Air Mauritius Flying Academy

The Flying Academy of the Air Mauritius Institute (AMI) launched today offers pilot training for an ATPL license recognised by the International Civil Aviation Organization.

AVAFA20SK2207050320
See us at
MEBAA BT2006260919AVAFA20BT2207050320Dubai AS BT2006211119