Re: ETOPS Question

Date:         25 Sep 97 01:39:45 
From:         westin*nospam@graphics.cornell.edu (Stephen H. Westin)
Organization: Program of Computer Graphics -- Cornell University
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Steve Lacker <look@the.sig> writes:

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>
 What if it
> wasn't a mechanical failure but contaminated fuel? What if it was a
> maintenance error done to both engines (or all 3- remember the L-1011
> with missing O-rings on all *three* engines?).

I believe there is a rule against any mechanic working on both engines
of an ETOPS plane for just this reason; you want to make sure that
different mistakes are made on each engine :).

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