[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 116 (Monday, June 19, 2017)]
[Page 27945]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-12682]



Federal Aviation Administration

Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; 
Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Certification: 
Pilots and Flight Instructors

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.


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 reinstate a previously approved 
information collection. FAA regulations prescribe certification 
standards for pilots, flight instructors, and ground instructors. The 
information collected is used to determine compliance with applicant 

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by July 19, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be 
addressed to the attention of the Desk Officer, Department of 
Transportation/FAA, and sent via electronic mail to 
[email protected], or faxed to (202) 395-6974, or mailed to 
the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management 
and Budget, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20503.
    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 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ronda Thompson by email at: 
[email protected].

    OMB Control Number: 2120-0021.
    Title: Certification: Pilots and Flight Instructors.
    Form Numbers: None.
    Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.
    Background: The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment 
period soliciting comments on the following collection of information 
was published on April 7, 2017 (82 FR 17066). Title 14 of the Code of 
Federal Regulations part 61 (14 CFR part 61) Certification: Pilots, 
Flight Instructors, and Ground Instructors prescribes minimum standards 
and requirements for the issuance of airman certificates, and 
establishes procedures for applying for airman certificates. The Airman 
Certificate and/or Rating Application form and the required records, 
logbooks and statements required by the federal regulations are 
submitted to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Standards 
District Offices or its representatives to determine qualifications of 
the applicant for issuance of a pilot or instructor certificate, or 
rating or authorization.
    Respondents: Approximately 1,196,653 responses.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 25 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 330,501 hours.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on June 13, 2017.
Ronda L. Thompson,
FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, Performance, Policy & 
Records Management Branch, ASP-110.
[FR Doc. 2017-12682 Filed 6-16-17; 8:45 am]