3.1.1 In considering an application from an operator to conduct ETOPS operations, an assessment shall be made of the operator's overall safety record, past performance, flight crew training, maintenance training and maintenance reliability programs. The data provided with the request shall substantiate the operator's ability to safely conduct and support these operations and shall include the means used to satisfy the criteria outlined in this section and in Chapter4 (ETOPS Maintenance and Reliability Requirements).

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