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  • Extended-range Twin-engine Operational Performance Standards

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  • John Hickey, the FAA's deputy associate administrator for aviation safety, visited Seattle in December and warned 787 executives that in the program's current state, the jet would not qualify for a certification known as ETOPS - Extended-range Twin-engine Operations - which an airplane needs to fly more than an hour from the nearest airport.

    The Seattle Times

  • But the 787 wouldn't be allowed to fly more than 60 minutes from the nearest airport without the certification known as ETOPS, for Extended-range Twin-engine Operational

    The Seattle Times

  • The approval, called Extended Operations, or ETOPS, certification will allow the new twin-engine Boeing jet to fly up to 330 minutes away from the closest emergency airfield, far beyond the current distances for most twin-engine jetliners.

    Dreamliner Engine Gets Key FAA Approval

  • The ETOPS rules set limits on how far from an alternate airport a twin-engine jet can fly on only one engine.

    Dreamliner Engine Gets Key FAA Approval

  • Technically, it was an ETOPS Extended Operations flight.

    The Seattle Times

  • Boeing's plan for the Dreamliner was to follow the certification path of its previous all-new airplane, the 777, which in 1995 became the first airliner to win ETOPS certification from the moment that it entered service.

    The Seattle Times

  • This jet will join the six Dreamliners already in the test fleet and "will be largely devoted to ETOPS safety-certification flights," Boeing's Gunter said.

    The Seattle Times

  • The lack of clarity on what Boeing will have to do to earn its ETOPS stamp for the

    The Seattle Times

  • We are now working on preparing our application to the FAA for obtaining the requisite ETOPS approvals we need in order to commence Hawaii flights which we hope to be able to begin next summer.

  • It serves as an important ETOPS diversion airport for inbound transcontinental flights to Australia.

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