Re: Stage 3

Date:         17 Nov 96 20:04:03 
From:         "Darren Rhodes" <>
Organization: Dept. AAETS
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Vangal Venkatesh <> wrote in article
> I thought that the airlines are placing large orders now to comply with
> the Stage 3 noise requirements by end of 1999. If it looks like Boeing
> can't keep up with production of 737s, maybe the FAA should move the
> requirements to 2002 or something.

The ICAO requirment for the phase out of Stage 2 aircraft is 2002. However,
airlines are permitted to have 15 percent of their fleet as Stage 2 by this
date provided replacement aircraft or huskits etc.have been ordered to
convert the aircraft.

Mr. Darren P. Rhodes, B.Eng (Hons)