[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 134 (Monday, July 14, 1997)]
[Notices]
[Pages 37637-37638]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-18386]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration
[Summary Notice No. PE-97-38]


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 omission 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 August 4, 1997.

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.

    Comments may also be sent electronically to the following internet 
address: [email protected]
    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.


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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Heather Thorson (202 267-7470 or Angela Anderson (202) 267-9681 Office 
of Rulemaking (ARM-1), Federal Aviation Administration, 800 
Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591.

    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 July 8, 1997.
Donald P. Byrne,
Assistant Chief Counsel for Regulations.

Petitions For Exemption

    Docket No.: 28926.
    Petitioner: United Parcels Service.
    Sections of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 121.445(d).
    Description of Relief Sought: To permit the petitioner to establish 
a recurrent training program in lieu of requiring pilots to meet the 
qualification requirements applicable to operations between terminals 
over a route or area that requires a special type of navigation.

Dispositions of Petitions

    Docket No.: 28877.
    Petitioner: Itzhak Jacoby.
    Sections of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 91.109(a) and (b)(3).
    Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To permit the petitioner 
to conduct certain flight instruction and simulated instrument flights 
to meet recent instrument experience requirements in certain Beechcraft 
airplanes equipped with a functioning throwover control wheel in place 
of functioning dual controls.
    Grant, June 19, 1997, Exemption No. 6649.
    Docket No.: 18881.
    Petitioner: Experimental Aircraft Association.
    Sections of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 91.151(a)(1).
    Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To permit the 
International Aerobatic Club (IAC) and IAC member participating in IAC-
sponsored competitions to begin a daytime flight in an airplane under 
visual meteorological conditions with enough fuel to fly for at least 
20 minutes after the first point of intended landing.
    Grant, June 19, 1997, Exemption No. 5745B.

    Docket No.: 28920.
    Petitioner: Colgan Air, Inc.
    Sections of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 121.359(g).
    Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To permit the petitioner 
to operate certain Beechcraft 1900 C aircraft with oxygen masks that 
are not equipped with an installed microphone.
    Grant, June 19, 1997, Exemption No. 6596B.

    Docket No.: 28590.
    Petitioner: Human Flight, Inc.
    Sections of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 105.43(a).
    Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To permit Human Flight 
employees, representatives, and volunteer test jumpers under the 
direction and control of Human Flight to make tandem parachute jumps 
while wearing a dual-harness, dual-parachute pack having at least one 
main parachute and one approved auxiliary parachute packed. This 
exemption also permits (1) a pilot in command of an aircraft to allow 
such persons to make these parachute jumps, and (2) Mr. Butch William 
Holman, a 13-year-old minor diagnosed with terminal cystic fibrosis, to 
fulfill his ultimate wish to skydive.
    Grant, June 25, 1997, Exemption No. 6650.

    Docket No.: 27205.
    Petitioner: Federal Express Corporation.
    Sections of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 135.143(c)(2).
    Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To permit part 135 
certificate holders that lease aircraft from FedEx to operate those 
aircraft under part 135 without TSO-C112 (Mode S) transponders 
installed.
    Grant, June 30, 1997, Exemption No. 5711D.
    Docket No.: 28244.
    Petitioner: Puget Sound Seaplanes.
    Sections of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 135.203(a)(1).
    Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To permit the petitioner 
to conduct operations at an altitude below 500 feet over water outside 
controlled airspace.
    Grant, June 30, 1997, Exemption No. 6157A.

    Docket No.: 28918.
    Petitioner: Cherry-Air, Inc.
    Sections of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 135.143(c)(2).
    Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To permit the petitioner 
to operate certain aircraft without a TSO-C112 (Mode S) transponder 
installed.
    Grant, June 30, 1997, Exemption No. 6654.

    Docket No.: 28933.
    Petitioner: Omniflight Helicopters, Inc.
    Sections of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR 135.143(c)(2).
    Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To permit the petitioner 
to operate without a TSO-C112 (Mode S) transponder installed on its 
aircraft operating under the provisions of part 135.
    Grant, June 30, 1997, Exemption No. 6653.

[FR Doc. 97-18386 Filed 7-11-97; 8:45 am]
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