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GEnx-1B Engine Receives U.S. FAA 330-Minute ETOPS Approval

December 4, 2011

Engine For B787 Completed All Requirements For Over-Water Certification The FAA has granted 330-minute extended-range, twin-engine operations (ETOPS) approval to 14 CFR Part 33.201 for the GEnx-1B engine, which will power the Boeing 787 aircraft. The GEnx-1B engine completed all requirements to achieve 330-minute ETOPS, including a demanding 3,000-cycle ground endurance test in April.

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