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Commercial Aircraft Certification for ETOPS Operations
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published November 28, 2007 by SAE International in United States
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The ETOPS (Extended Range Operation with Two Engine Airplanes) certification is required for two engine airplanes which operate over a route that contains a point farther than one hour flying time at the normal one-engine inoperative cruise speed from an adequate airport. ETOPS regulations are applicable to routes over water as well as remote land areas.
This paper summarizes the ETOPS certification process for Commercial Aircraft, including the following topics:
- Brief ETOPS history;
- Scope and Applicability;
- Regulations and Guidelines Applicable for ETOPS Certification;
- Relevant Aircraft Manufacturer Activities;
- Aircraft Operator Responsibilities
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- Fabio Saunier Martins - EMBRAER - Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A.
- Luiz Augusto Rodrigues Nerosky - EMBRAER - Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A.
- Felipe Eudes Pontes Fernandez - EMBRAER - Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A.
- José Carlos Silva Menezes Senna - EMBRAER - Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A.
CitationMartins, F., Nerosky, L., Fernandez, F., and Senna, J., "Commercial Aircraft Certification for ETOPS Operations," SAE Technical Paper 2007-01-2521, 2007, https://doi.org/10.4271/2007-01-2521.
- Federal Aviation Regulation - FAR www.faa.gov
- Federal Aviation Regulation Advisory Circular (FAA AC) Number 120-42A Extended Range Operation with Two-Engine Airplanes (ETOPS) 1988