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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 (10 years 9 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 3845 times:

How does a plane certify to fly ETOPS?

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User currently offlineDIJKKIJK From France, joined Jul 2003, 1811 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (10 years 9 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 3795 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, 107 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 9 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 3759 times:

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

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/aeromagazine/aero_07/etops.html



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User currently offlineN79969 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (10 years 9 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 3722 times:

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

http://www2.airweb.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgAdvisoryCircular.nsf/0/2638EAF8B89680A8862569BA00751C8C?OpenDocument


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