Re: A question on ETOPS requirements

Date:         22 Nov 97 20:41:25 
From:         "JCSFlyboy" <>
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Tomasz Natkanski wrote in message ...
>Recently I was flying LOT airlines from Newark to Warsaw and prior to the
>departure I saw one mechanic service both engines of the 767. He just
>seemed to be adding some fluid. This leads me to a question or two: For
>ETOPS regulations, can one mechanic service both engines? Also, does LOT
>need ETOPS to operate the transatlantic route using their B767-ER fleet?

The fluid he was probably adding was oil. Yes, one mechanic can service both
engines. And yes, ETOPS definitely applies to any two engined aircraft
flying over a large body of water.