Advisory Circular (AC) 150/5345-53D, Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program; Proposed Update and Opportunity to Comment, 38375 [2012-15737]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 124 / Wednesday, June 27, 2012 / Notices State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. Dated: June 20, 2012. J. Adam Ereli, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2012–15743 Filed 6–26–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Advisory Circular (AC) 150/5345–53D, Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program; Proposed Update and Opportunity to Comment Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), US DOT. ACTION: Notice of update of AC150/ 5345–53C to AC150/5345–53D. AGENCY: The FAA proposes to replace AC150/5345–53C with AC150/5345– 53D to clarify the criteria under the Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program (ALECP) for acceptance of an organization as a third party certification body (third party certifier) and how manufacturers may get equipment qualified under the program. The Secretary of Transportation is providing notice in the Federal Register of, and an opportunity for public comment on AC150/5345–53D, Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program. DATES: Comments must be received on or before August 13, 2012. ADDRESSES: Comments may be delivered or mailed to the FAA, Airport Engineering Division, AAS–100, Room 621, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard L. Smith, Electronic Engineer, Airport Engineering Division, AAS–100, Room 621, FAA, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591; telephone (202) 267–9529. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Advisory Circular 150/5345–53D, Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program, draft document is available on the Internet. The direct Internet address is: http://www.faa.gov/airports/ resources/draft_advisory_circulars. Letter to Manufacturers under the Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program June 12, 2012: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Draft Advisory Circular (AC) 150/ 5345–53D, Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program, is being circulated to interested industry srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:05 Jun 26, 2012 Jkt 226001 associations to obtain comments and recommendations of actions to be taken. Please review this draft and submit comments as appropriate. Additionally, comments should be submitted on a separate document and not embedded in the draft AC. Additionally, please provide justification for all comments regarding oppositions with recommended modifications. The Office of Airport Safety and Standards may revise the final document as a result of comments received after further review. This AC describes the Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program (ALECP). It provides information on how an organization can get Federal Aviation Administration acceptance as a third party certification body (third party certifier) and how manufacturers may get equipment qualified under the program. Comments received prior to July 31, 2012, will be considered for inclusion in the advisory circular. Concurrence with the enclosure is requested. POC is Richard.L.Smith@faa.gov, phone 202– 267–9529. The document may be obtained in Adobe Acrobat PDF format from the FAA Airports Internet site at http:// www.faa.gov/airports/resources/draft_ advisory_circulars/. Changes to this document are color-coded in bold blue for your convenience. Issued in Washington, DC, on June 13, 2012. Michael J. O’Donnell, Director, Office of Airport Safety and Standards. 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The FAA must receive written comments on these subsections postmarked no later than July 30, 2012. Comments received after that date may not be considered by the FAA. All comments on the FEIS are to be submitted to Mr. Dean McMath of the FAA, at the address shown in the section below entitled, ‘‘For Further Information or to Submit Comments’’. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA, as the lead Federal agency, has prepared the EIS for the proposed new runway and related facilities and improvements at SKX. The Department of Interior National Park Service and the Taos Pueblo are Cooperating Agencies for the preparation of the EIS. The airport development action proposed by the Town of Taos (the Airport Sponsor) is the construction of a new runway at SKX that would be 8,600 feet long and 100 feet wide. Related facilities and improvements proposed by the Airport Sponsor include grading and drainage improvements, taxiways, new airfield lighting, communication equipment, and navigational aids associated with the new runway; shortening the existing Runway 4/22 by 420 feet; construction of a new airport access road; and, extension of an on-airport access road. The FAA published a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) in October, 2006. The DEIS was prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). The DEIS comparatively assessed and disclosed the potential future impacts of the No-Action E:\FR\FM\27JNN1.SGM 27JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Advisory Circular (AC) 150/5345-53D, Airport Lighting Equipment 
Certification Program; Proposed Update and Opportunity to Comment

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), US DOT.

ACTION: Notice of update of AC150/5345-53C to AC150/5345-53D.

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SUMMARY: The FAA proposes to replace AC150/5345-53C with AC150/5345-53D 
to clarify the criteria under the Airport Lighting Equipment 
Certification Program (ALECP) for acceptance of an organization as a 
third party certification body (third party certifier) and how 
manufacturers may get equipment qualified under the program. The 
Secretary of Transportation is providing notice in the Federal Register 
of, and an opportunity for public comment on AC150/5345-53D, Airport 
Lighting Equipment Certification Program.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before August 13, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be delivered or mailed to the FAA, Airport 
Engineering Division, AAS-100, Room 621, 800 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20591.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard L. Smith, Electronic Engineer, 
Airport Engineering Division, AAS-100, Room 621, FAA, 800 Independence 
Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591; telephone (202) 267-9529.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Advisory Circular 150/5345-53D, Airport 
Lighting Equipment Certification Program, draft document is available 
on the Internet. The direct Internet address is: http://www.faa.gov/airports/resources/draft_advisory_circulars. Letter to Manufacturers 
under the Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program June 12, 
2012:
    Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Draft Advisory Circular (AC) 
150/5345-53D, Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program, is 
being circulated to interested industry associations to obtain comments 
and recommendations of actions to be taken. Please review this draft 
and submit comments as appropriate. Additionally, comments should be 
submitted on a separate document and not embedded in the draft AC. 
Additionally, please provide justification for all comments regarding 
oppositions with recommended modifications. The Office of Airport 
Safety and Standards may revise the final document as a result of 
comments received after further review.
    This AC describes the Airport Lighting Equipment Certification 
Program (ALECP). It provides information on how an organization can get 
Federal Aviation Administration acceptance as a third party 
certification body (third party certifier) and how manufacturers may 
get equipment qualified under the program.
    Comments received prior to July 31, 2012, will be considered for 
inclusion in the advisory circular. Concurrence with the enclosure is 
requested. POC is Richard.L.Smith@faa.gov, phone 202-267-9529.
    The document may be obtained in Adobe Acrobat PDF format from the 
FAA Airports Internet site at http://www.faa.gov/airports/resources/draft_advisory_circulars/. Changes to this document are color-coded 
in bold blue for your convenience.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on June 13, 2012.
Michael J. O'Donnell,
Director, Office of Airport Safety and Standards.
[FR Doc. 2012-15737 Filed 6-26-12; 8:45 am]
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