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ETOPS (Extended-range Twin-engine Operations, or simply Extended Operations) are a system of rules allowing twin-engine aircraft to fly routes passing further away from the nearest diversion airport than would otherwise be permissible.

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Can someone explain the EASA approval process to fly ETOPS?

First of all does the TC holder (manufacturer) of a new aircraft have to gain approval to state that the aircraft is capable of flying etops to a certain level..? I.e ETOPS 120. Secondly does the ...
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