Re: interesting ETOPS stats from UAL

Date:         06 Jun 98 15:39:24 
From: (Gerard Foley)
Organization: The Greater Columbus FreeNet
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Karl Swartz (kls@ohare.Chicago.COM) wrote:
:   Odd that the regulation supposedly
: was written in terms of rate per 1,000 *flights*, versus per 1,000 hours
: as in the GE statistics.  I don't know if that's really the way the
: regulations are (were) written of if it's just an error in the article,
: Rate per 1,000 hours makes more sense to me.

  Their minds must be back in the piston engine era, when the take off
stress was the major cause of engine problems.