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Posted by fdobcy (Member # 3039) on :

TWA was the first U.S airline to offer flights across the Atlantic using twin-engine A/C (Boeing 767s), thus introducing ETOPS, or extended-range twin-engine OPS, from Boston to Paris.

Q.. What was the flight number ?

A. TW890 TW700 TW810

Q. When ?

A. Feb2/1984 Feb1/1985 Feb3/1986

Q. ETOPS rule ?

A. 60min - 120min - 180min

Q. Flt time btwn BOS-CDG ?

A. 6h20 - 6h25 - 6h32

Q. Cockpit crew ?

Q. Cabin crew ?

Have a good one ! marc [Wink] [Wink] [Wink]
Posted by H. B. Pratt (Member # 2241) on :
Marc: Flight 810, Feb. 1, 1983, ETOPS rule 60 min, flight time 6:32, crew Capt. Walt. Grayum, Capt. Bill Sonnemonn and Capt. Norm Fausett, Cabin crew ????.
Posted by H. B. Pratt (Member # 2241) on :
The A/C was N602TW.
Posted by Bob Ritchie (Member # 1035) on :
CA Pratt,

I was thinking of you only last week. Hadn't heard from you in a long time. Glad to see you post here. Looks like you may have won the prize!!

Been a long time since I visited your office every month for my monitoring program. Nearly 30 years now! Life is good. Trust that all is well with you.

Bob Ritchie
Posted by fdobcy (Member # 3039) on :
Good morning from France !
RE Quiz !!!! Bravo to Buck !
TW810 A/C N602TW , Feb2/1985, Rule 60min, Flt time 6H32
For the first flt TW810 N602TW feb 01/1985 the 60 minutes rule required use of enroute alternates in Greenland and Northern Canada then 75min, 120min approved by FAA. (now 180min AF B777 use 207min Lax to Tahiti)

TWA was a pioneer in twin-engine jet operations over North-Atlantic what is nowadays the majority of the NAT traffic.

Here is the flight crew:
Captain William Sonnemann
Captain Norman Fausett
Captain Walter Grayum

FSM Mike Vastine
Purser Bruce Miller
F/A Ann O’Donnell
F/A Laura O’Dwyer-Garceau
F/A Tammy Pierro
F/A Donna Shockley

See all info Skyliner Feb 1985

Best rgds marc
Posted by H. B. Pratt (Member # 2241) on :
Capt. Ritchie
All is well here and thanks for asking. As to 30 years ago events............I had the easy part. It was you carrying the heavy load. Congratulations on a job "Well Done".
Posted by Subsonic Transport (Member # 2139) on :
I went looking for N602TW and see that it has been scrapped. But it appears that there are still a few of TW's -200's still flying.

I did see one of them in MIA last year.

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