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The 737 doesn't have any special procedure for such a case. It would be the Captain's decision to use or not use the overwing exits. Factors such as the usability of other exits, the nature of the emergency, and the number of people on the aircraft would enter into the decision.


Both-engine-out glide performance isn't accounted for and isn't a certification requirement (of any airplane that I'm aware of). Airliners have good glide performance as a happy side effect of design optimization for cruising at high altitudes. What does have to be accounted for is single engine performance issues; things like departure performance with an ...

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