Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Operations Specifications, 5858 [2013-01704]

Download as PDF 5858 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 18 / Monday, January 28, 2013 / Notices 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 renew an information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on October 2, 2012, vol. 77, no. 191, pages 60165– 60166. The FAA requires certificate holders who voluntarily establish approved Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA) programs to periodically provide aggregate trend analysis information from such programs to the FAA. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by February 27, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy DePaepe at (405) 954–9362, or by email at: Kathy.A.DePaepe@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 2120–0660. Title: Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA) Program. Form Numbers: There are no FAA forms associated with this collection. Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection. Background: The purpose of collecting, analyzing, aggregating, and reporting this information is to identify potential threats to safety, and to enable early corrective action before such threats lead to accidents. Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), Subpart 13.401, stipulates that the FAA does not use FOQA information in punitive enforcement action against an air carrier or its employees, when that air carrier has an FAA approved FOQA program. There are no legal or administrative requirements that necessitate this rule. The rule is intended to encourage the voluntary implementation of FOQA programs in the interest of safety enhancement. Respondents: 60 airline operators. Frequency: Information is collected monthly. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 720 hours. 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 oira_submission@omb.eop.gov, or faxed to (202) 395–6974, or mailed to the Office of Information and Regulatory tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:13 Jan 25, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 collection. Issued in Washington, DC, on January 22, 2013. Albert R. Spence, FAA Assistant Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES–200. [FR Doc. 2013–01716 Filed 1–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Operations Specifications Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: 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 for to renew an information collection. The FAA assesses the information collected and issues operations specifications to foreign air carriers. These operations specifications assure the foreign air carrier’s ability to navigate and communicate safely within the U.S. National Airspace System. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by March 29, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy DePaepe at (405) 954–9362, or by email at: Kathy.A.DePaepe@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 2120–0749 Title: Operations Specifications. Form Numbers: There are no FAA forms associated with this collection. Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Background: This rule clarifies and standardizes the rules for applications by foreign air carriers and foreign persons for operations specifications issued under 14 CFR part 129 and establishes new standards for amendment, suspension and termination of those operations specifications. This final rule also applies to foreign air carriers and foreign persons operating U.S.registered aircraft in common carriage solely outside the United States. This action was necessary to update the process for issuing operations specifications, and it establishes a regulatory basis for current practices, such as amending, terminating, and suspending operations specifications. Respondents: Approximately 25 new applicants for operations specifications annually Frequency: Five FSDOs will receive approximately five applications per year. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 3 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 75 hours. Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ms. Kathy DePaepe, Room 126B, Federal Aviation Administration, AES–200, 6500 S. MacArthur Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73169. 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 collection. ADDRESSES: Issued in Washington, DC, on January 22, 2013. Albert R. Spence, FAA Assistant Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES–200. [FR Doc. 2013–01704 Filed 1–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P E:\FR\FM\28JAN1.SGM 28JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 18 (Monday, January 28, 2013)]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-01704]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; 
Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Operations 
Specifications

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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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 for to renew an information 
collection. The FAA assesses the information collected and issues 
operations specifications to foreign air carriers. These operations 
specifications assure the foreign air carrier's ability to navigate and 
communicate safely within the U.S. National Airspace System.

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by March 29, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy DePaepe at (405) 954-9362, or by 
email at: Kathy.A.DePaepe@faa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    OMB Control Number: 2120-0749
    Title: Operations Specifications.
    Form Numbers: There are no FAA forms associated with this 
collection.
    Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.
    Background: This rule clarifies and standardizes the rules for 
applications by foreign air carriers and foreign persons for operations 
specifications issued under 14 CFR part 129 and establishes new 
standards for amendment, suspension and termination of those operations 
specifications. This final rule also applies to foreign air carriers 
and foreign persons operating U.S.-registered aircraft in common 
carriage solely outside the United States. This action was necessary to 
update the process for issuing operations specifications, and it 
establishes a regulatory basis for current practices, such as amending, 
terminating, and suspending operations specifications.
    Respondents: Approximately 25 new applicants for operations 
specifications annually
    Frequency: Five FSDOs will receive approximately five applications 
per year.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 3 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 75 hours.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ms. Kathy 
DePaepe, Room 126B, Federal Aviation Administration, AES-200, 6500 S. 
MacArthur Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73169.
    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 
collection.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on January 22, 2013.
Albert R. Spence,
FAA Assistant Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises 
Business Services Division, AES-200.
[FR Doc. 2013-01704 Filed 1-25-13; 8:45 am]
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