Press Release: Spatial to manufacture 787 door trainer for WestJet

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Spatial, the world’s leading provider of cabin crew training simulators, has been selected by WestJet to manufacture a Boeing 787 Door Trainer.

Spatial will design and build the Door Trainer at its high-tech manufacturing facility in the UAE before shipping and installing it at WestJet’s crew training centre in Calgary, Canada.

The state-of-the-art Door Trainer will enable the airline’s cabin crew to be fully trained in the safe operation of the B787 Dreamliner door. Emergency scenarios include door and handle jams, power assist failures, door indicator malfunctions and slide inflation failures. Spatial will also provide a Virtual Slide Trainer with the device.

Henry Robertson, Managing Director at Spatial said: “WestJet is a pioneer in the provision of safe and affordable air travel and it’s a real privilege to be supplying them with equipment that will support the comprehensive training of their high-calibre cabin crew. North America is a key region for Spatial and we are committed to further growing our presence in this important market.”

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About Spatial

Spatial Composite Solutions in an ISO9001 certified provider of cabin crew training equipment, specialising in the manufacture of cutting edge emergency evacuation, cabin service and door trainers. Additionally, the company provides consultancy services in relation to the design and fit-out of cabin crew training facilities.

Spatial is focussed on pushing the boundaries of cabin crew simulation through the production of hyper-realistic training solutions which include full motion with paired visuals, smoke simulation, equipment failure simulation and accurate cabin interiors together with functions to ensure efficient training through the deployment of portable instructor operating equipment with true-to-life scenario provision and the ability to record and review training exercises.

Spatial is known for its use of composite technologies and the integration of the latest electronics solutions available to produce training devices which provide exceptional ease of use whilst being able to withstand the rigours of the training environment. The quality of its devices is evidenced through the long list of repeat customers which includes Emirates, Virgin America, Spirit, Etihad and Cebu Pacific.

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