Re: 767 range

Date:         26 Jun 98 02:37:37 
From:         jrp59@gte.net (Ron Parsons)
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In article <airliners.1998.935@ohare.Chicago.COM>, nwadmin@zdnetmail.com wrote:

>I have recently seen a Air New Zeland 767 at LAX and was curious about
>where it was flying in from. I looked up the flight on their website
>and found it was from Auckland via Papeete to Los Angeles. It gives a
>route time of 8 hours. I am wondering how long a 767 can stay airbore,
>and what is it's EROPS range. Thanks for the help.

We used to have a scheduled block to block from Madrid to Dallas/Ft. Worth
of 11:50 and I've gone 12:30 on it. The route from London to Los Angeles
is even longer. The aircraft is certified for 180 minute ETOPS. Longest
overwater leg is Hawaii to west coast of US.

Ron