[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 45 (Friday, March 7, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 12937-12938]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-04902]



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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 11

[Docket No. FAA-2008-0677; Amdt. No. 11-56]
RIN 2120-AJ00


Qualification, Service, and Use of Crewmembers and Aircraft 
Dispatchers

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Final rule; technical amendment.

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SUMMARY: On November 12, 2013, the FAA published a final rule entitled 
``Qualification, Service and Use of Crewmembers and Aircraft 
Dispatchers'' which will result in new information collection 
requirements. This technical amendment updates the FAA's list of OMB 
control numbers to display the control number associated with the 
approved information collection activities in the ``Qualification, 
Service and Use of Crewmembers and Aircraft Dispatchers'' final rule.

DATES: Effective March 12, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical questions concerning 
this action, contact Nancy Lauck Claussen, Air Transportation Division, 
AFS-200, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20591; telephone: 202-267-9991; email: 
nancy.l.claussen@faa.gov. For legal questions concerning this action, 
contact Sara Mikolop, Office of the Chief Counsel--International Law, 
Legislation, and Regulations Division, AGC-200, Federal Aviation 
Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591; 
telephone (202) 267-3073; email sara.mikolop@faa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On November 12, 2013, the FAA published a final rule entitled 
``Qualification, Service and Use of Crewmembers and Aircraft 
Dispatchers'' (78 FR 67800). This final rule revises the training 
requirements for pilots in air carrier operations. The regulations 
enhance air carrier pilot training programs by emphasizing the 
development of pilots' manual handling skills and adding safety-
critical tasks such as recovery from stall and upset. The final rule 
also requires enhanced runway safety training and pilot monitoring 
training to be incorporated into existing requirements for scenario-
based flight training and requires air carriers to implement remedial 
training programs for pilots. The FAA expects these changes to 
contribute to a reduction in aviation accidents. Additionally, the 
final rule revises recordkeeping requirements for communications 
between the flightcrew and dispatch; ensures that personnel identified 
as flight attendants have completed flight attendant training and 
qualification requirements; provides civil enforcement authority for 
making fraudulent statements; and, provides a number of conforming and 
technical changes to existing air carrier crewmember training and 
qualification requirements. The final rule also includes provisions 
that provide opportunities for air carriers to modify training program 
requirements for flightcrew members when the air carrier operates 
multiple aircraft types with similar design and flight handling 
characteristics.
    This final rule will result in new information collection 
requirements. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. 3507(d)), the FAA submitted these information collection 
amendments to OMB for its review.
    On January 9, 2014, OMB approved the information collection 
request. The OMB control number is 2120-0739.

Technical Amendment

    The FAA lists OMB control numbers assigned to its information 
collection activities in 14 CFR 11.201(b). Accordingly, this technical 
amendment updates 14 CFR 11.201(b) to display OMB control number 2120-
0739 associated with the information collection activities in the final 
rule, Qualification, Service and Use of Crewmembers and Aircraft 
Dispatchers. See 78 FR 67800.
    Because this amendment is technical in nature and results in no 
substantive change, the FAA finds that the notice and public procedures 
under 5 U.S.C. 553(b) are unnecessary. For the same reason, the FAA 
finds good cause exists under 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3) to make the amendment 
effective in less than 30 days.

List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 11

    Administrative practice and procedure, Reporting and recordkeeping 
requirements.

The Amendment

    In consideration of the foregoing the Federal Aviation 
Administration amends Chapter I of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations 
as follows:

PART 11--GENERAL RULEMAKING PROCEDURES

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1. The authority citation for part 11 is revised to read as follows:

    Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(f), 106(g), 40101, 40103, 40105, 40109, 
40113, 44110, 44502, 44701-44702, 44711, and 46102.


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2. In Sec.  11.201 in paragraph (b), revise the entry to Part 121 to 
read as follows:


Sec.  11.201  Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control numbers 
assigned under the Paperwork Reduction Act.

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    (b) * * *

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 14 CFR part or section identified and
               described                    Current OMB control number
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Part 121...............................  2120-0008, 2120-0028, 2120-
                                          0535, 2120-0571, 2120-0600,
                                          2120-0606, 2120-0614, 2120-
                                          0616, 2120-0631, 2120-0651,
                                          2120-0653, 2120-0691, 2120-
                                          0702, 2120-0739
 
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    Issued in Washington, DC, under the authority provided by 49 
U.S.C. 106(f) and 44701(a) on February 28, 2014.
Lirio Liu,
Director, Office of Rulemaking.
[FR Doc. 2014-04902 Filed 3-6-14; 8:45 am]
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