[Federal Register Volume 60, Number 70 (Wednesday, April 12, 1995)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18655-18656]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 95-9027]



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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
[Summary Notice No. PE-95-17]


Petitions for Exemption Summary of Petitions Received; 
Dispositions of Petitions Issued

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of petitions for exemption received and of dispositions 
of prior petitions.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to FAA's rulemaking provisions governing the 
application, processing, and disposition of petitions for exemption (14 
CFR Part 11), this notice contains a summary of certain petitions 
seeking relief from specified requirements of the Federal Aviation 
Regulations (14 CFR chapter I), dispositions of certain petitions 
previously received, and corrections. The purpose of this notice is to 
improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of 
FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the 
inclusion or emission of information in the summary is intended to 
affect the legal status of any petition or its final disposition.

DATES: Comments on petitions received must identify the petition docket 
number involved and must be received on or before May 15, 1995.

ADDRESSES: Send comments on any petition in triplicate to: Federal 
Aviation Administration, Office of the Chief Counsel, Attn: Rule Docket 
(AGC-200), Petition Docket No. ____________, 800 Independence Avenue, 
SW., Washington, D.C. 20591.
    The petition, any comments received, and a copy of any final 
disposition are filed in the assigned regulatory docket and are 
available for examination in the Rules Docket (AGC-200), Room 915G, FAA 
Headquarters Building (FOB 10A), 800 Independence Avenue, SW., 
Washington, D.C. 20591; telephone (202) 267-3132.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. D. Michael Smith, Office of 
Rulemaking ARM-1), Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence 
Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591; telephone (202) 267-7470.
     This notice is published pursuant to paragraphs (c), (e), and (g) 
of Sec. 11.27 of Part 11 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR 
Part 11).

    Issued in Washington, D.C. on April 7, 1995.
Donald P. Byrne,
Assistant Chief Counsel for Regulations.

Petitions for Exemption

Docket No.: 128116.
Petitioner: Argo Air Associates, Inc.
Sections of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 91.851 through 91.875.
Description of Relief Sought: To allow Agro Air Associates, Inc., to be 
considered the operator of its airplanes for the purposes of compliance 
with the Stage 3 noise regulations.

Dispositions of Petitions

Docket No.: 23147
Petitioner: Boeing Commercial Airplane Group
Section of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 91.515(a)(1)
Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To extend Exemption No. 4783, 
as amended, which permits noise measurement tests, Ground Proximity 
Warning system research and development, and FAA certification tests at 
altitudes lower than 1,000 feet above the surface.
Grant, March 30, 1995, Exemption No. 4783D

Docket No.: 25552
Petitioner: State of Alaska
Sections of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 45.29(h)
Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To extend Exemption No. 5630, 
which allows persons operating aircraft within, to, or from the State 
of Alaska to fly their aircraft across the inner boundaries of the 
Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), or the Defense Early 
Warning Identification Zone (DEWIZ), without displaying temporary or 
permanent registration marks at least 12-inch high, unless otherwise 
required by other provisions of the FAR. The amendment, which is 
denied, would have made this a permanent exemption.
Partial Grant, March 29, 1995, Exemption No. 5630A

Docket No.: 26178
Petitioner: Continental Airlines, Inc.
Section of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 121.358
Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To extend Exemption No. 5256, 
as amended, which extends the date by which Continental Airlines, Inc. 
(CAL) must install windshear [[Page 18656]] detection equipment in all 
the aircraft CAL operates. This extension is contingent upon the timely 
compliance with a Precondition for Effectiveness of Exemption and 
Margin of Error, which states that this extension will become effective 
on January 1, 1996, on the condition that at least 188 CAL aircraft of 
the ``Target type of aircraft'' are equipped with FAA-approved 
predictive windshear detection equipment by no later than December 31, 
1995.

Docket No.: 26412
Petitioner: The Soaring Society of America
Section of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 61.118
Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To extend Exemption No. 5303, 
as amended, which allows private pilots to log the flight time 
accumulated while gliders for the Soaring Society of America chapter 
members, subject to certain limitations.
Grant, March 16, 1995, Exemption No. 5303B

Docket No.: 27609
Petitioner: M. Shannon & Associates
Section of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 91.9 and 91.531
Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To amend Exemption No. 5899, 
which permits M. Shannon & Associates and the operators of Cessna 
Citation 500 models (Serial Nos. 0001 through 0349 only) to operate the 
said aircraft with only one pilot, without a second in command. The 
amendment affects certain conditions and limitations of the existing 
exemption.
Grant, March 17, 1995, Exemption No. 5899A

Docket No.: 27750
Petitioner: Trans World Airlines, Inc.
Sections of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 121.339(a)(3)
Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To permit Trans World 
Airlines, Inc., to operate in extended over-water operations with high-
intensity hand-held (HIHH) strobe lights in life raft survival kits 
instead of pyrotechnic flares.
Denial, March 23, 1995, Exemption No. 6044

Docket No.: 27821
Petitioner: Mr. John Saddler
Sections of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 91.209 (a) and (d)
Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To allow the Cedar Rapids 
Police Department Air Support Division to operate a single-engine land 
aircraft and single-engine piston and turbine-powered helicopters with 
their lights turned off for the purpose of covert night surveillance of 
individuals suspected of involvement in criminal activity.
Grant, March 30, 1995, Exemption No. 6048

Docket No.: 27853
Petitioner: Ms. Frances E. Thomas
Sections of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 141.35(d)(2)
Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To permit Ms. Thomas to serve 
as chief flight instructor at Smith Aero Flight School, administering a 
course of training other than those that lead to the issuance of a 
private pilot certificate or rating, or an instrument rating or a 
rating with instrument privileges, without the required minimum of 
2,000 hours as pilot in command.
Grant, March 28, 1995, Exemption No. 6046

Docket No.: 27881
Petitioner: TransNorthern Air Service
Sections of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 43.3(g)
Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To allow pilots employed by 
TransNorthern Air Service to perform the preventative maintenance 
function of removing or installing passenger seats in its aircraft that 
are operated under 14 CFR part 135.
Grant, January 24, 1995, Exemption No. 6031

Docket No.: 28097
Petitioner: Columbia Helicopters, Inc.
Sections of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 133.19(a)(3) and 133.51
Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To allow Columbia 
Helicopters, Inc., to conduct external-load operations in the United 
States using a Canadian-registered rotorcraft, specifically, a Boeing 
Vertol 107.
Grant, March 28, 1995, Exemption No. 6045

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