RP Aero Systems has been awarded a contract by British Airways to manufacture and install a Boeing 787 door trainer at their Training Centre in Cranebank, near Heathrow, UK.

The trainer will consist of a 1L main door with crew attendant seat, EDW dimming system and will be a true representation of the new B787 Dreamliner aircraft. The 1L door will include RP's advanced electronic door hinge and handle control system and out of the window visual system.

The trainer will be provided in time for British Airways to train cabin crew in preparation for the arrival of their new Dreamliner aircraft in May 2013.