3.8Operations Specifications

3.8.1 An air operator's aeroplanes shall not be operated on ETOPS Operations unless the air operator has complied with all the provisions of this document and the flight is authorized by an Operations Specification.

3.8.2 An Operations Specification for ETOPS Operations shall specifically include provisions covering at least the following:

  1. approved area of operation;

    Note: Flights may be planned to operate through sectors outside of the delimiting arcs, provided the sector crossing is less than 30track miles); and
  2. for each ETOPS approved airframe-engine combination, the maximum diversion time, at the approved one-engine-inoperative cruise speed, that any point on the route may be from a suitable airport.
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