ETOPS 240 mins

Date:         11 Mar 99 03:54:21 
From:         "Douglas" <>
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What will determine a increase from 180 mins to 240mins for ETOPS FLTS for
the 777. I assume this time extension would only be needed for flts over the

Will the increase in time be solely on the data collect from engine
reliability or will it be a collective input from airline flight crews and
A/C manufacturers and the FAA?