ETOPS


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AcronymDefinition
ETOPSExtended Twin (Engine) Operations
ETOPSEngines Turn(ing) Or Passengers Swim(ming)
ETOPSExtended-Range Twin-Engine Operational Performance Standards
ETOPSExtended Twin-Engine Over-water Operations
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During the 1990s, engine companies such as Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce, and General Electric carried out extensive engine component testing to meet ETOPS certification.
If politically they feel they cannot move aggressively toward restoring three-hour ETOPS they may restrict it to one hour, so the aircraft can land if there is a fire," said Weber.
The most challenging hurdle for the aircraft to clear has been flight testing known as ETOPS (extended-range, twin-engine operations).
In March 2011, KaiserAir (led by Guerra), was the first air carrier to successfully complete FAR 121 Certification and ETOPS simultaneously and become a member of a small special group of air carriers certified to operate aircraft under FAR Parts 91, 121, and 135.
The launch of our ETOPS work begins the next chapter of Southwest Airlines.
An employee reportedly discovered that the aircraft in use on the flight - N137AA (cn 6647) - was not ETOPS certified and informed management who subsequently informed the FAA of the error.
Its long-range fleet includes state-of-the-art B777-200ER, B767-300ER, B767-200ER, and B757-200ER passenger aircraft, all rated for 180-minute ETOPS.
The triple seven broke the 
Airbus monopoly on the Polar routes with the ETOPS (extended twin operations) clearance, which had been limited to four engined aircraft thereby allowing Boeing to get back into the competition when Airbus was forging ahead.
Air New Zealand, Boeing, FAA FAA extends 777 ETOPS approval to 330-min.
During ETOPS demonstrations the aircraft's ability to safely divert for a variety of reasons, including long diversions with one engine shut down, will be validated.
KaiserAir is the first air carrier to successfully complete 121 Certification and ETOPS simultaneously and become a member of a small special group of air carriers certified to operate aircraft under FAR Parts 91, 121, and 135.