Re: Twin Engine Jets to Hawaii (was United Airlines food)

Date:         10 Jul 99 02:33:21 
From:         "Jerry" <jerry.williamson@amd.com>
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R W Walker wrote in message ...
>Michael Turner <mturner@sparky.skypoint.net> wrote in article <airliners.1999.654@ohare.Chicago.COM>...
>> >Does anyone know the real meaning of ETOPS?
>>
>> Hi jim, i'm glad to reply to your question concerning engine reliability:
>
>serious stuff snipped.
>
>I was told it stands for "Engines Turning Or Passengers Swim".

This is the popular term, but the technical term is:

Extended Twinjet OPerationS (OPS for short).

/JW