[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 174 (Friday, September 7, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 55105]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-22095]

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Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 121

[Docket No. FAA-2012-0429]

Airbus Operations GmbH Grant of Exemption No. 10611

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of FAA Grant of Exemption No. 10611


SUMMARY: This document contains a summary of the agency's decision on a 
petition for exemption. The purpose of the document is to improve the 
public's awareness and inform affected operators of the FAA's decision.

DATES: The exemption became effective on August 28, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Frances Shaver, (202) 267-4059, Office 
of Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue 
SW., Washington, DC 20591, or Katie Haley, (202) 493-5708, Office of 
Rulemaking, ARM-207, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence 
Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591.

ADDRESSES: Availability of the notice of exemption: You can obtain an 
electronic copy of this document or Exemption No. 10611 by--
    1. Searching the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov;
    2. Accessing the Government Printing Office's Web page at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=FR; or
    3. Contacting the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section of this document.


Summary of Grant of Exemption

    Docket No.: FAA-2012-0429.
    Petitioner: Airbus Operations GmbH.
    Sections of 14 CFR Affected: Part 121.
    On August 28, 2012, the FAA granted an exemption in the matter of 
the petition of Airbus Operations GmbH. The exemption from 14 CFR 
121.344(f) and Appendix M is granted to the extent necessary to allow 
the operators of the Airbus model 318, 319, 320 and 321 airplanes 
listed in Exemption No. 10611 to temporarily operate these airplanes 
without complying with the digital flight data recorder sampling rate 
requirement, subject to the conditions and limitations listed in the 
exemption. Among other conditions and limitations, each operator of an 
affected airplane must, within 90 days of issuance of the exemption 
(August 28, 2012), submit a letter to its principal inspector that, 
among other things, includes a request to use Exemption No. 10611.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on September 4, 2012.
Lirio Liu,
Acting Director, Office of Rulemaking.
[FR Doc. 2012-22095 Filed 9-6-12; 8:45 am]