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How Does A Plane Certify To Fly Etops?  
User currently offlineCmckeithen From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 617 posts, RR: 1
Posted (12 years 4 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 4465 times:

How does a plane certify to fly ETOPS?

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User currently offlineDIJKKIJK From France, joined Jul 2003, 1912 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (12 years 4 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 4415 times:

ETOPS stands for Extended (range) Twin (engine) Operations. So I guess the criteria are
1. The plane must have no more than two engines.
2. It must be able to carry enough fuel to fly the distance.

I should think someone will be able to give you a more technical answer.
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User currently offlineFlygMolinaFmly From Brazil, joined Jan 2004, 108 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 4 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 4379 times:

I do not know much more than DIJKKIJK about this topic but here is a good site with the answer:


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User currently offlineN79969 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (12 years 4 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 4342 times:

In the US, the requirements for ETOPS (for airplanes and air carriers) can be found at the following website:


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