Date: 01 Dec 97 02:33:55 From: email@example.com References: 1 2 3 4
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Robin Johnson wrote: > kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz) wrote: >> (various things about ETOPS rules) > > Yes, but surely the real question is, who enforces this. Does the > Captain decide to declare the flight non-ETOPS because both engines > were filled with oil from the same can, as he might have to if one of > various specific pieces of equipment were u/s, and so have to fly by > an indirect route? (Not easy on some routes!) > To take the example of an airline that is running both ETOPS and > non-ETOPS flights with the same aircraft model at the same airport, > does someone authorise each departure and make the necessary > procedural checks? Yes, the person designated under FAR 121 Subpart "U". I wonder who it could be..