AVS-2019 EDTO - Extended Diversion Time Operation

Quick Facts


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course is Part of this Program

Course Length
Self-Paced (Must be completed within 6 months)

Course Dates & Locations
Courses are online and can be started anytime.

Your registration will be handled by a secure payment system. Credit card information will not be saved.



This course covers EDTO regulations and policies, including weather minimums, selection of alternate airports and fuel requirements. The course emphasizes practical in-flight considerations, including use of Equal Time Points (ETPs), MEL / CDL Items, component failures and diversions.

Who Should Attend

  • Experienced pilots

Course Objectives

  • EDTO definitions
  • EDTO regulations
  • LROPS concept
  • Background
  • Benefit
  • Diversion speed
  • Diversion distance
  • Area of Operations
  • Adequate aerodromes
  • Suitable aerodromes
  • EDTO alternate aerodromes
  • Equal Time Points
  • (ETPs)
  • EDTO range limits
  • Extended range area
  • Maximum Diversion Time
  • Maximum Diversion
  • Distance
  • Weather criteria
  • Time of intended operation
  • EDTO Entry Point (EEP)
  • EDTO Exit Point (EXP)
  • Weather planning minima for EDTO alternate airports
  • Alternate requirements
  • Dispatch weather minimums
  • Fuel planning
  • Critical Fuel Scenarios
  • Additional fuel requirements
  • Computerized Flight Plan
  • Use of departures/destinations as alternates
  • Fuel planning scenarios
  • MEL / CDL considerations
  • EDTO Verifications Flights
  • Weather monitoring
  • Loss of suitability
  • Changes in magnetic variation
  • Defect reporting
  • In-flight alternate requirements
  • Fuel monitoring
  • EDTO sector entry
  • Decision making

Contact Us

Office of Professional Education, Worldwide Campus
1 Aerospace Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900

This is a self-guided online course; you will be able to complete this course at your own pace, from wherever you choose.