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Horizon Air E175 Extended Door Trainer Contract Announced

RP Aero Systems is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract by Horizon Air Industries (part of the Alaska Air Group) to manufacture and install an Embraer E175 Extended Door Trainer on an elevated platform at their Training Centre in Portland, Oregon, USA,.

The trainer will comprise a fully functional 1L Passenger Door with attendant seat and local monuments, featuring RPs standard Autoclose and Out of the Window visuals. Doors 1R and 2L will also be installed in a short length of cabin to provide an environment suitable for cabin procedures and evacuation training. A communications system and a Tulmar training slide will also be installed.

The equipment will be ready for training Q1 2017 as an addition to the Horizon training facilities.

Managing Director Stephen Foster said RP Aero Systems is delighted to add another US based airline to its list of Embraer customers.