Proposed Amendment of Class D and E Airspace; Portland-Hillsboro, OR, 75593-75594 [2012-30787]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 246 / Friday, December 21, 2012 / Proposed Rules (i) LC40–550FG (Model 300), Cessna Maintenance Manual 300MM02, Revision 2, dated July 1, 2012: (a) Tap Testing: Chapter 20–95–00, section titled ‘‘Tap Testing—Description and Operation’’; (b) Visual Testing: Chapter 20–95–02, section titled ‘‘Structural Inspections— Description and Operation’’; and/or (c) Fuselage: Chapter 53–70–00, section titled ‘‘Fuselage Components—Adjustment/ Test.’’ (ii) Model LC41–550FG/T240, Cessna Maintenance Manual 400MM02, Revision 2, dated July 1, 2012: (a) Tap Testing: Chapter 20–90–00, section titled ‘‘Tap Testing—Description and Operation’’; (b) Visual Testing: Chapter 20–95–00, section titled ‘‘Structural Inspections— Description and Operation’’; and/or (c) Fuselage: Chapter 53–70–00, section titled ‘‘Fuselage Components—Adjustment/ Test.’’ (iii) Model LC42–550FG, Cessna Maintenance Manual 350MM02, Revision 2, dated July 1, 2012: (a) Tap Testing: Chapter 20–95–00, section titled ‘‘Tap Testing—Description and Operation’’; (b) Visual Testing: Chapter 20–95–02, section titled ‘‘Structural Inspections— Description and Operation’’; and/or (c) Fuselage: Chapter 53–70–00, section titled ‘‘Fuselage Components—Adjustment/ Test.’’ (6) If any damaged or suspect areas are found during any aft fuselage inspection required by paragraph (g)(5) of this AD, before further flight, contact Cessna Customer Service by phone at (316) 517–5800 or fax at (316) 517–7271 for an FAA-approved repair and perform the repair. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with (h) Credit for Actions Accomplished in Accordance With Previous Service Information Cessna Aircraft Company released the following POH/AFM Temporary Revisions via Cessna Service Bulletin SB 10–11–01, dated August 17, 2010. Incorporation of the applicable document below is considered compliance with the POH/AFM change requirements in paragraphs (g)(1) and (g)(2) of this AD. The affected POH/AFM Temporary Revisions are: • Cessna Corvalis 300: RA050001–O TR03–06, dated August 13, 2010; • Cessna Corvalis 350: RB050005–I TR08– 11 (Garmin G1000-equipped) and RB050000– R TR02–05 (Avidyne Entegra-equipped), dated August 13, 2010; and • Cessna Corvalis 400: RC050005–I TR10– 13 (Garmin G1000-equipped) and RC050002– G TR02–05 (Avidyne Entegra-equipped), dated August 13, 2010. (i) Alternative Methods of Compliance (AMOCs) (1) The Manager, Wichita Aircraft Certification Office (ACO), FAA, has the authority to approve AMOCs for this AD, if requested using the procedures found in 14 CFR 39.19. In accordance with 14 CFR 39.19, send your request to your principal inspector or local Flight Standards District Office, as VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:16 Dec 20, 2012 Jkt 229001 appropriate. If sending information directly to the manager of the ACO, send it to the attention of the person identified in the Related Information section of this AD. (2) Before using any approved AMOC, notify your appropriate principal inspector, or lacking a principal inspector, the manager of the local flight standards district office/ certificate holding district office. (j) Related Information (1) For more information about this AD, contact Gary Park, Aerospace Engineer, Wichita ACO, FAA, 1801 Airport Road, Wichita, KS 67209; phone: (316) 946–4123; fax: (316) 946–4107; email: gary.park@faa.gov. Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on December 17, 2012. Earl Lawrence, Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service. [FR Doc. 2012–30753 Filed 12–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 71 [Docket No. FAA–2012–1142; Airspace Docket No. 12–ANM–25] Proposed Amendment of Class D and E Airspace; Portland-Hillsboro, OR Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). AGENCY: This action proposes to modify Class E airspace at PortlandHillsboro Airport, Portland, OR, to accommodate aircraft departing and arriving under Instrument Flight Rule (IFR) operations at the airport. This action also would make a minor adjustment to the airport’s geographic coordinates listed in Class D and Class E airspace. This action, initiated by the biennial review of the PortlandHillsboro airspace area, would enhance the safety and management of aircraft operations at the airport. DATES: Comments must be received on or before February 4, 2013. ADDRESSES: Send comments on this proposal to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590; telephone (202) 366–9826. You must identify FAA Docket No. FAA–2012–1142; Airspace Docket No. 12–ANM–25, at the beginning of your comments. You may also submit comments through the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 75593 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Roberts, Federal Aviation Administration, Operations Support Group, Western Service Center, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98057; telephone (425) 203–4517. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments Invited Interested parties are invited to participate in this proposed rulemaking by submitting such written data, views, or arguments, as they may desire. Comments that provide the factual basis supporting the views and suggestions presented are particularly helpful in developing reasoned regulatory decisions on the proposal. Comments are specifically invited on the overall regulatory, aeronautical, economic, environmental, and energy-related aspects of the proposal. Communications should identify both docket numbers (FAA Docket No. FAA 2012–1142 and Airspace Docket No. 12– ANM–25) and be submitted in triplicate to the Docket Management System (see ADDRESSES section for address and phone number). You may also submit comments through the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Commenters wishing the FAA to acknowledge receipt of their comments on this action must submit with those comments a self-addressed stamped postcard on which the following statement is made: ‘‘Comments to FAA Docket No. FAA–2012–1142 and Airspace Docket No. 12–ANM–25’’. The postcard will be date/time stamped and returned to the commenter. All communications received on or before the specified closing date for comments will be considered before taking action on the proposed rule. The proposal contained in this action may be changed in light of comments received. All comments submitted will be available for examination in the public docket both before and after the closing date for comments. A report summarizing each substantive public contact with FAA personnel concerned with this rulemaking will be filed in the docket. Availability of NPRMs An electronic copy of this document may be downloaded through the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Recently published rulemaking documents can also be accessed through the FAA’s web page at http:// www.faa.gov/airports_airtraffic/air_ traffic/publications/airspace_ amendments/. You may review the public docket containing the proposal, any comments received, and any final disposition in E:\FR\FM\21DEP1.SGM 21DEP1 75594 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 246 / Friday, December 21, 2012 / Proposed Rules mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with person in the Dockets Office (see the ADDRESSES section for the address and phone number) between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An informal docket may also be examined during normal business hours at the Northwest Mountain Regional Office of the Federal Aviation Administration, Air Traffic Organization, Western Service Center, Operations Support Group, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98057. Persons interested in being placed on a mailing list for future NPRM’s should contact the FAA’s Office of Rulemaking, (202) 267–9677, for a copy of Advisory Circular No. 11–2A, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Distribution System, which describes the application procedure. The Proposal The FAA is proposing an amendment to Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 71 by modifying Class E airspace designated as an extension to Class D surface area. The FAA proposes to reduce the size of the Class E airspace to the northwest, remove the Class E airspace to the south and create additional Class E airspace south southeast of the Portland-Hillsboro Airport. Also, the geographic coordinates of Portland-Hillsboro Airport, listed under Class D and Class E airspace, would be updated to coincide with the FAA’s aeronautical database. This action was initiated by a biennial review of the airspace and is necessary for the safety and management of aircraft departing and arriving under IFR operations at the airport. Class D airspace and Class E airspace designations are published in paragraph 5000, 6002 and 6004, respectively, of FAA Order 7400.9W, dated August 8, 2012, and effective September 15, 2012, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class D and Class E airspace designations listed in this document will be published subsequently in this Order. The FAA has determined this proposed regulation only involves an established body of technical regulations for which frequent and routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current. Therefore, this proposed regulation; (1) Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory action’’ under Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures (44 FR 11034; February 26, 1979); and (3) does not warrant preparation of a regulatory evaluation as the anticipated impact is so minimal. Since this is a routine matter that will only affect air traffic procedures and air navigation, it VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:16 Dec 20, 2012 Jkt 229001 is certified this proposed rule, when promulgated, would not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. The FAA’s authority to issue rules regarding aviation safety is found in Title 49 of the U.S. Code. Subtitle 1, Section 106, describes the authority for the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, Aviation Programs, describes in more detail the scope of the agency’s authority. This rulemaking is promulgated under the authority described in Subtitle VII, Part A, Subpart I, Section 40103. Under that section, the FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to assign the use of the airspace necessary to ensure the safety of aircraft and the efficient use of airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that authority as it would modify controlled airspace at PortlandHillsboro Airport, Hillsboro, OR. This proposal will be subject to an environmental analysis in accordance with FAA Order 1050.1E, ‘‘Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures’’ prior to any FAA final regulatory action. List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71 Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air). The Proposed Amendment Accordingly, pursuant to the authority delegated to me, the Federal Aviation Administration proposes to amend 14 CFR part 71 as follows: PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, B, C, D, AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS 1. The authority citation for 14 CFR part 71 continues to read as follows: within a 4.2-mile radius of PortlandHillsboro Airport. This Class D airspace area is effective during the specific dates and times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective date and time will thereafter be continuously published in the Airport/Facility Directory. Paragraph 6002 Class E airspace designated as surface areas. * * * * * ANM OR E2 Portland-Hillsboro, OR [Modified] Portland-Hillsboro Airport, OR (Lat. 45°32′26″ N., long. 122°57′01″ W.) That airspace extending upward from the surface within a 4.2-mile radius of PortlandHillsboro Airport. This Class E airspace area is effective during the specific dates and times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective date and time will thereafter be continuously published in the Airport/Facility Directory. Paragraph 6004 Class E airspace areas designated as an extension to Class D or Class E surface area. * * * * * ANM OR E4 Portland-Hillsboro, OR [Modified] Portland-Hillsboro Airport, OR (Lat. 45°32′26″ N., long. 122°57′01″ W.) That airspace extending upward from the surface within 1 mile each side of the 144° bearing of the airport extending from the 4.2mile radius to 5.5 miles southeast of the airport and within 1.5 miles each side of the 323° bearing of the airport extending from the 4.2-mile radius of the airport to 7 miles northwest of the airport. Issued in Seattle, Washington, on November 13, 2012 Steven L. Vale, Acting Manager, Operations Support Group, Western Service Center. [FR Doc. 2012–30787 Filed 12–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959– 1963 Comp., p. 389. Federal Aviation Administration § 71.1 14 CFR Part 71 [Amended] 2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of the Federal Aviation Administration Order 7400.9W, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 8, 2012, and effective September 15, 2012 is amended as follows: Paragraph 5000 Class D airspace. * * * * * ANM OR D Portland-Hillsboro, OR [Modified] Portland-Hillsboro Airport, OR (Lat. 45°32′26″ N., long. 122°57′01″ W.) That airspace extending upward from the surface to and including 2,700 feet MSL PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 [Docket No. FAA–2012–0852; Airspace Docket No. 12–AWP–5] Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; Eureka, NV Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). AGENCY: This action proposes to modify Class E airspace at Eureka, NV. Controlled airspace is necessary to accommodate aircraft using Area Navigation (RNAV) Global Positioning System (GPS) standard instrument SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21DEP1.SGM 21DEP1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 246 (Friday, December 21, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 75593-75594]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-30787]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 71

[Docket No. FAA-2012-1142; Airspace Docket No. 12-ANM-25]


Proposed Amendment of Class D and E Airspace; Portland-Hillsboro, 
OR

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).

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SUMMARY: This action proposes to modify Class E airspace at Portland-
Hillsboro Airport, Portland, OR, to accommodate aircraft departing and 
arriving under Instrument Flight Rule (IFR) operations at the airport. 
This action also would make a minor adjustment to the airport's 
geographic coordinates listed in Class D and Class E airspace. This 
action, initiated by the biennial review of the Portland-Hillsboro 
airspace area, would enhance the safety and management of aircraft 
operations at the airport.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before February 4, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Send comments on this proposal to the U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Docket Operations, M-30, West Building Ground Floor, 
Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590; 
telephone (202) 366-9826. You must identify FAA Docket No. FAA-2012-
1142; Airspace Docket No. 12-ANM-25, at the beginning of your comments. 
You may also submit comments through the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Roberts, Federal Aviation 
Administration, Operations Support Group, Western Service Center, 1601 
Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98057; telephone (425) 203-4517.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Comments Invited

    Interested parties are invited to participate in this proposed 
rulemaking by submitting such written data, views, or arguments, as 
they may desire. Comments that provide the factual basis supporting the 
views and suggestions presented are particularly helpful in developing 
reasoned regulatory decisions on the proposal. Comments are 
specifically invited on the overall regulatory, aeronautical, economic, 
environmental, and energy-related aspects of the proposal.
    Communications should identify both docket numbers (FAA Docket No. 
FAA 2012-1142 and Airspace Docket No. 12-ANM-25) and be submitted in 
triplicate to the Docket Management System (see ADDRESSES section for 
address and phone number). You may also submit comments through the 
Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.
    Commenters wishing the FAA to acknowledge receipt of their comments 
on this action must submit with those comments a self-addressed stamped 
postcard on which the following statement is made: ``Comments to FAA 
Docket No. FAA-2012-1142 and Airspace Docket No. 12-ANM-25''. The 
postcard will be date/time stamped and returned to the commenter.
    All communications received on or before the specified closing date 
for comments will be considered before taking action on the proposed 
rule. The proposal contained in this action may be changed in light of 
comments received. All comments submitted will be available for 
examination in the public docket both before and after the closing date 
for comments. A report summarizing each substantive public contact with 
FAA personnel concerned with this rulemaking will be filed in the 
docket.

Availability of NPRMs

    An electronic copy of this document may be downloaded through the 
Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Recently published rulemaking 
documents can also be accessed through the FAA's web page at http://www.faa.gov/airports_airtraffic/air_traffic/publications/airspace_amendments/.
    You may review the public docket containing the proposal, any 
comments received, and any final disposition in

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person in the Dockets Office (see the ADDRESSES section for the address 
and phone number) between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except federal holidays. An informal docket may also be 
examined during normal business hours at the Northwest Mountain 
Regional Office of the Federal Aviation Administration, Air Traffic 
Organization, Western Service Center, Operations Support Group, 1601 
Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98057.
    Persons interested in being placed on a mailing list for future 
NPRM's should contact the FAA's Office of Rulemaking, (202) 267-9677, 
for a copy of Advisory Circular No. 11-2A, Notice of Proposed 
Rulemaking Distribution System, which describes the application 
procedure.

The Proposal

    The FAA is proposing an amendment to Title 14 Code of Federal 
Regulations (14 CFR) Part 71 by modifying Class E airspace designated 
as an extension to Class D surface area. The FAA proposes to reduce the 
size of the Class E airspace to the northwest, remove the Class E 
airspace to the south and create additional Class E airspace south 
southeast of the Portland-Hillsboro Airport. Also, the geographic 
coordinates of Portland-Hillsboro Airport, listed under Class D and 
Class E airspace, would be updated to coincide with the FAA's 
aeronautical database. This action was initiated by a biennial review 
of the airspace and is necessary for the safety and management of 
aircraft departing and arriving under IFR operations at the airport.
    Class D airspace and Class E airspace designations are published in 
paragraph 5000, 6002 and 6004, respectively, of FAA Order 7400.9W, 
dated August 8, 2012, and effective September 15, 2012, which is 
incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class D and Class E 
airspace designations listed in this document will be published 
subsequently in this Order.
    The FAA has determined this proposed regulation only involves an 
established body of technical regulations for which frequent and 
routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current. 
Therefore, this proposed regulation; (1) Is not a ``significant 
regulatory action'' under Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a 
``significant rule'' under DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures (44 
FR 11034; February 26, 1979); and (3) does not warrant preparation of a 
regulatory evaluation as the anticipated impact is so minimal. Since 
this is a routine matter that will only affect air traffic procedures 
and air navigation, it is certified this proposed rule, when 
promulgated, would not have a significant economic impact on a 
substantial number of small entities under the criteria of the 
Regulatory Flexibility Act.
    The FAA's authority to issue rules regarding aviation safety is 
found in Title 49 of the U.S. Code. Subtitle 1, Section 106, describes 
the authority for the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, Aviation 
Programs, describes in more detail the scope of the agency's authority. 
This rulemaking is promulgated under the authority described in 
Subtitle VII, Part A, Subpart I, Section 40103. Under that section, the 
FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to assign the use of the 
airspace necessary to ensure the safety of aircraft and the efficient 
use of airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that authority 
as it would modify controlled airspace at Portland-Hillsboro Airport, 
Hillsboro, OR.
    This proposal will be subject to an environmental analysis in 
accordance with FAA Order 1050.1E, ``Environmental Impacts: Policies 
and Procedures'' prior to any FAA final regulatory action.

List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71

    Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air).

The Proposed Amendment

    Accordingly, pursuant to the authority delegated to me, the Federal 
Aviation Administration proposes to amend 14 CFR part 71 as follows:

PART 71--DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, B, C, D, AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR 
TRAFFIC SERVICE ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS

    1. The authority citation for 14 CFR part 71 continues to read as 
follows:

    Authority:  49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 
24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959-1963 Comp., p. 389.


Sec.  71.1  [Amended]

    2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of the Federal 
Aviation Administration Order 7400.9W, Airspace Designations and 
Reporting Points, dated August 8, 2012, and effective September 15, 
2012 is amended as follows:

Paragraph 5000 Class D airspace.

* * * * *

ANM OR D Portland-Hillsboro, OR [Modified]

Portland-Hillsboro Airport, OR
    (Lat. 45[deg]32'26'' N., long. 122[deg]57'01'' W.)

    That airspace extending upward from the surface to and including 
2,700 feet MSL within a 4.2-mile radius of Portland-Hillsboro 
Airport. This Class D airspace area is effective during the specific 
dates and times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The 
effective date and time will thereafter be continuously published in 
the Airport/Facility Directory.

Paragraph 6002 Class E airspace designated as surface areas.

* * * * *

ANM OR E2 Portland-Hillsboro, OR [Modified]

Portland-Hillsboro Airport, OR
    (Lat. 45[deg]32'26'' N., long. 122[deg]57'01'' W.)

    That airspace extending upward from the surface within a 4.2-
mile radius of Portland-Hillsboro Airport. This Class E airspace 
area is effective during the specific dates and times established in 
advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective date and time will 
thereafter be continuously published in the Airport/Facility 
Directory.

Paragraph 6004 Class E airspace areas designated as an extension to 
Class D or Class E surface area.

* * * * *

ANM OR E4 Portland-Hillsboro, OR [Modified]

Portland-Hillsboro Airport, OR
    (Lat. 45[deg]32'26'' N., long. 122[deg]57'01'' W.)

    That airspace extending upward from the surface within 1 mile 
each side of the 144[deg] bearing of the airport extending from the 
4.2-mile radius to 5.5 miles southeast of the airport and within 1.5 
miles each side of the 323[deg] bearing of the airport extending 
from the 4.2-mile radius of the airport to 7 miles northwest of the 
airport.

    Issued in Seattle, Washington, on November 13, 2012
Steven L. Vale,
Acting Manager, Operations Support Group, Western Service Center.

[FR Doc. 2012-30787 Filed 12-20-12; 8:45 am]
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