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737s across the pond

#1 Post by thenoflyzone » Mon May 01, 2017 7:57 pm

How many ETOPS 120 capable 737-700s does WS have for YHZ-GLA and YYT-DUB/LGW?

According to flightradar24, i see that the following aircraft operated some of these routes regularly in the last few days.

C-GYWJ
C-GQWJ
C-GMWJ
C-GWCN

Is a good chunk of the 737-700 fleet ETOPS120 or just a select few aircraft?

Also, since we are on the subject, how many B738s are ETOPS 180 for Hawaii?
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Re: 737s across the pond

#2 Post by readyou5by5 » Tue May 02, 2017 12:15 am

Most of the 737 fleet is ETOPS but the ones operating to Europe have a different cockpit configuration (think 8.33khz comm spacing and other things special to Europe).
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Re: 737s across the pond

#3 Post by 4Stroke » Tue May 02, 2017 5:57 am

There are about 8 -700s that are capable of flying the NAT tracks...CPDLC, ADS-B, 8.33kHz VHF are the requirements.

All of the NGs are certified for 180 ETOPS.
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#4 Post by thenoflyzone » Tue May 02, 2017 9:38 am

4Stroke wrote: All of the NGs are certified for 180 ETOPS.
Seems like a waste of money no? Only a fraction of the fleet operates under ETOPS120 requirements, much less 180.

Even the eastern Caribbean routes only require a simple extension of 15% on the 60 min diversion time. (ETOPS 75)
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#5 Post by ahramin » Tue May 02, 2017 5:00 pm

4Stroke wrote:There are about 8 -700s that are capable of flying the NAT tracks...CPDLC, ADS-B, 8.33kHz VHF are the requirements.

All of the NGs are certified for 180 ETOPS.
ADS-B is not required for NAT airspace. That's ADS-C.
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Re: 737s across the pond

#6 Post by Legacy » Sun May 07, 2017 7:59 pm

Not all the NGs are etops certified. A bunch of them don't even have the required life rafts.
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