ETOPS training originated from the necessity to support Extended Twin
Operations over extensive water bodies or desolate areas.
operation originally applied to two-engine airplanes flying more than
60 minutes from the nearest adequate airport, but now includes three or
four engine airplanes flying more than 150 minutes from the nearest
The course discussions include:
Group and Requisites:
Open to all personnel involved with ETOPS approved aircraft and
organisations: pilots, engineers, dispatches and support staff at all
- Concepts underpinning the ETOPS rules, policies and
- ETOPS rules.
- EASA AMC 20.6.
- Maintenance and continued airworthiness management
- Policies and procedures development requirements.
- Reliability, problem tracking and event monitoring, and
Initial course is 2 days (12 hours); recurrent course is 6 hours.