764flyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 114 posts, RR: 0 Posted (7 years 11 months 3 days ago) and read 2215 times:
Pardon the question if this has previously been discussed here, but I'm a new member. Can anyone share what's involved in the ETOPS process, specifically 180? I ask because in another post on the forum it's been stated that DL may at some point use ex TWA 757s to Hawaii but not until they're ETOPS certified with their trans atlantic flights. Can anyone shed anymore light on this process?...thanks.
A320ajm From United Kingdom, joined May 2006, 586 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (7 years 11 months 3 days ago) and read 2178 times:
Basically, ETOPS is decided on how long an aircrfat could fly over ocean if it lost an engine. This is different for each aircrfat so different arcraft hve different categorys. Initially, it was 90 minutes from land but it is now 180 with advancements in engine reiability. Other considerations are made such as what is th cabin fire fighting facilities like, and even goes into if they have defribilaters on aboard. However, private jets are exempt from this rule.
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HAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31754 posts, RR: 55
Reply 3, posted (7 years 11 months 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 2026 times:
Quoting A320ajm (Reply 1): I have been on A.Netters for around a year, and i have done it a couiple of times. You will get some people who will slaughter you for it, but just ignore them and welcome to Airliners.net
Not on Tech/ops.Your Question will be answered Again & Link provided if discussed earllier.
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