With the arrival of turbine engines, aeroplanes significantly increased their range and it was necessary to create a regulation that prevented aeroplanes flying further away than is desirable from their alternative airports. This meant aeroplanes had to follow inefficient routes, due to the detour taken.
In this post, we explain what ETOPS are, why they came about and which are the highest ETOPS certifications at the moment.
- What ETOPS are and how they arose
- Obtaining the ETOPS certification
- ETOPS planning
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