Re: ETOPS

From:         faurecm@halcyon.com (C. Marin Faure)
Organization: Northwest Nexus Inc.
Date:         21 Oct 96 02:51:38 
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In article <airliners.1996.2108@ohare.Chicago.COM>, john1082@aol.com
(John1082) wrote:

> Fr what it's worth, the US Air Force will be buying some 757 a/c to
> replace the aging VC-137 a/c in the Andrews AFB fleet.  They will be used
> all over the world and will have to be ETOPS qualified.  Given the nature
> of the fleet, just about anyone in high level gov't service could find
> themselves aboard.  Anyone who currrently gets a 707 would get a 757.
>
> Don't know the delivery date yet.


The first one is on the military flight line at Boeing Field.

C. Marin Faure
   author, Flying a Floatplane