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ETOPS en-route alternate [1 record]

Record 1 2014-10-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Air Traffic Control
  • Airfields
DEF

A suitable and appropriate alternate aerodrome at which an aeroplane would be able to land after experiencing an engine shut-down or other abnormal or emergency condition while en route in an ETOPS operation. [Definition officially approved by ICAO.]

OBS

ETOPS: extended range operations by twin-engined aeroplanes.

OBS

ETOPS en-route alternate: term officially approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Key term(s)
  • ETOPS en route alternate
  • ETOPS enroute alternate

French

Domaine(s)
  • Circulation et trafic aériens
  • Aérodromes
DEF

Aérodrome de dégagement accessible et approprié où un avion en vol ETOPS peut atterrir si un arrêt de moteur ou une autre anomalie ou urgence se produit en route. [Définition uniformisée par l'OACI.]

OBS

ETOPS : vol à grande distance des avions à deux turbomachines.

OBS

aérodrome de dégagement en route ETOPS : terme uniformisé par l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Control de tránsito aéreo
  • Aeródromos
DEF

Aeródromo de alternativa adecuado en el que podría aterrizar un avión con dos grupos motores de turbina si se le apagara el motor o si experimentara otras condiciones no normales o de emergencia en ruta en una operación ETOPS. [Definición aceptada oficialmente por la OACI.]

OBS

ETOPS: vuelos a grandes distancias con aviones birreactores.

OBS

aeródromo de alternativa en ruta para ETOPS: término aceptado oficialmente por la Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI).

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