[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 97 (Monday, May 20, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 29427]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-11960]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; 
Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Aviation 
Medical Examiner Program

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA 
invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information 
collection. This collection is necessary in order to determine 
applicants' qualifications for certification as Aviation Medical 
Examiners (AMEs).

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by July 19, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy DePaepe at (405) 954-9362, or by 
email at: Kathy.A.DePaepe@faa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    OMB Control Number: 2120-0604.
    Title: Aviation Medical Examiner Program.
    Form Numbers: FAA Form 8520-2.
    Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.
    Background: 14 CFR Part 183 describes the requirements for 
delegating to private physicians the authority to conduct physical 
examinations on persons wishing to apply for their airmen medical 
certificate. This collection of information is for the purpose of 
obtaining essential information concerning the applicants' professional 
and personal qualifications. The FAA uses the information to screen and 
select the designees who serve as aviation medical examiners.
    Respondents: Approximately 450 applicants annually.
    Frequency: Information is collected on occasion.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 225 hours.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ms. Kathy 
DePaepe, Room 126B, Federal Aviation Administration, AES-200, 6500 S. 
MacArthur Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73169.
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for FAA's performance; (b) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the 
quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) 
ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of 
the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include 
your comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information 
collection.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on May 15, 2013.
Albert R. Spence,
FAA Assistant Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises 
Business Services Division, AES-200.
[FR Doc. 2013-11960 Filed 5-17-13; 8:45 am]
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