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Old 29th Nov 2019, 15:30
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Originally Posted by SLF3 View Post
I think the rot (regulatory capture) started in the FAA when they fast tracked ETOPS approval for the 777 to take out competition from the A340.

So its not since the 777: the 777 started it.

BEEEP BEEEEP -Try again- first commercial flight was in June 1995- and was " ETOPS out of the Box "

The old DER system was not changed to ODA until about 10 years later .

First flight of 777 was in 1994 .

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