Office of Commercial Space Transportation: Black Sky Training Safety Approval Performance Criteria, 19959-19960 [2014-08117]

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[FR Doc. 2014–08068 Filed 4–9–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Office of Commercial Space Transportation: Black Sky Training Safety Approval Performance Criteria Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This is notification of criteria used to evaluate the Black Sky Training, Inc. (BST) safety approval application. The FAA issued BST a safety approval, subject to the provisions of Title 51 U.S.C Subtitle V, ch. 509, and the orders, rules and regulations issued under it. Pursuant to Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 414.35, this Notice publishes the criteria that were used to evaluate the safety approval application. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about the performance criteria, you may contact Randal Maday, Licensing and Evaluation Division (AST–200), FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST), 800 Independence Avenue SW., Room 331, Washington, DC 20591, telephone (202) 267–8652; Email randal.maday@ faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19959 Background: BST applied for, and received, a safety approval for its ability to provide a service that includes Spaceflight 101, Crew Resource Management, High Altitude Physiology, Disorientation and G Force Management, Vehicle Energy Management, and Rocket Powered Transition training for crew and space flight participants. BST may offer its space flight training service to a prospective launch and reentry operator to meet the applicable crew and space flight participant training requirements of 14 CFR 460.5 and 14 CFR 460.51. Criteria Used to Evaluate Safety Approval Application: The performance criteria for this safety approval include: AC60–22 Aeronautical Decision Making, AC120–51E Crew Resource Management Training, NASA Space Flight Resource Management (SFRM) training methods, FAA–H8083–25A Pilot Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, AC61–107A AC 61–107A— Operations of Aircraft at Altitudes Above 25,000 feet MSL and/or Mach Numbers Greater than .75, FAA AM– 400–03/1 Spatial Disorientation, AC91– 61 A Hazard in Aerobatics: Effects of GForces of Pilots, FAA–H8083–3b Airplane Flying Handbook, FAA– H8083–13 Glider Flying Handbook, FAA–H8083–25A Pilot Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, and FAA–S– 8081–SF Airline Transport Pilot and Aircraft Type Rating Practical Test Standards for Airplane. The performance criteria also include 14 CFR 61.31(g) for additional training required for operating pressurized aircraft capable of operating at high altitudes. These criteria include FAA regulations, advisory circulars, and current industry practices which are acceptable technical criteria for reviewing a safety approval application per 14 CFR 414.19. Many aspects of aviation training also apply to aerospace operations because it addresses humanvehicle interactions common to both aviation and aerospace. The FAA’s evaluation included assessment of BST’s space flight training service lesson plans and objectives, which include classroom, simulator, and flight training for crew and space flight participants to experience and demonstrate knowledge of the following through testing: • Understand the fundamentals of space flight, which include terminology, rocket operations, and space flight hazards. • Understand and apply the concepts of space flight resource management. • Understand and experience the symptoms associated with high altitude physiology. E:\FR\FM\10APN1.SGM 10APN1 19960 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 69 / Thursday, April 10, 2014 / Notices • Demonstrate techniques used to mitigate the physical effects of G forces and vertigo due to unusual attitudes. • Demonstrate vehicle energy management principles. • Demonstrate proficiency in the operation of a rocket-propelled simulator from liftoff to landing. Issued in Washington, DC, on 24 February 2014. George C. Nield, Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation. [FR Doc. 2014–08117 Filed 4–9–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Office of Commercial Space Transportation: Waypoint 2 Space Safety Approval Performance Criteria Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This is notification of criteria used to evaluate the Waypoint 2 Space, Inc. (W2S) safety approval application. The FAA issued W2S a safety approval, subject to the provisions of Title 51 U.S.C Subtitle V, ch. 509, and the orders, rules and regulations issued under it. Pursuant to Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 414.35, this Notice publishes the criteria that were used to evaluate the safety approval application. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about the performance criteria, you may contact Randal Maday, Licensing and Evaluation Division (AST–200), FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST), 800 Independence Avenue SW., Room 331, Washington, DC 20591, telephone (202) 267–8652; Email randal.maday@ faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: W2S applied for, and received, a safety approval for its ability to provide as a service that includes classroom training in: Aerospace Physiology, Centrifuge, Altitude Chambers, Weightlessness, Neutral Buoyancy, Aerobatic Flight, Spacecraft Systems, Crew Resource Management, Pilot Procedures, Nominal and Off Nominal Procedures, Emergency Procedures, Egress, Survival, Search and Rescue, and Extra-Vehicular Activity. The training service includes Space Flight Participant, Commercial Payload Specialist, and Spaceflight Instructor Training Programs. In addition, the service includes practical Sub-Orbital sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:14 Apr 09, 2014 Jkt 232001 and Orbital Flight training in: Neutral Buoyancy Environments, Parabolic Flight, Flight Simulators, Altitude Chambers, Spin and Upset Recovery, and G-Force adaptation. W2S may offer its commercial space training service to a prospective launch and reentry operator to meet the applicable crew and space flight participant training requirements of 14 CFR 460.5 and 14 CFR 460.51. Criteria Used To Evaluate Safety Approval Application The performance criteria for this safety approval include: Air Education and Training Instruction 11–219 Initial Flight Screening, Air Force Instruction (AFI) 11–401 Aerospace Physiological Training Program, AFI 11–202V1 Aircrew Training, AFI11–202V2 Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Program, NASA/TP–2001–213726 A Review of Training Methods and Instructional Techniques, AFI 11–2C– 130V1 C–130 Aircrew Training, and AFI 11–301V1 Aircrew Flight Equipment (AFE) Program. Furthermore, the performance criteria include 14 CFR 61.31(g) for additional training required for operating pressurized aircraft capable of operating at high altitudes. These United States Air Force, NASA, and FAA criteria are acceptable technical criteria for reviewing a safety approval application per 14 CFR 414.19. Many aspects of aviation training also apply to aerospace operations because it addresses human-vehicle interactions common to both aviation and aerospace. Training for Extra Vehicular Activity (EVA) is also applicable because it pertains to operations that include Intra Vehicular Activity (IVA) in microgravity, which is performed during ascent and entry. The Spaceflight Instructor Training Program serves to develop instructors to better train space flight participants and crew. The FAA’s evaluation included assessment of W2S’s commercial space training service lesson plans and objectives, which include classroom, simulator, and flight training for crew and space flight participants to experience and demonstrate knowledge of the following through testing: • Understand operations, environments, and the physiological effects associated with space flight. • Understand and demonstrate crew resource management operations. • Demonstrate adaptation and the ability to conduct applicable operations in spaceflight environments, which include flight during high and low gravity phases. PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Demonstrate competence in operations requiring use of a partial pressure suit. • Demonstrate emergency egress procedures and proper use of life support equipment without assistance. • Understand and experience nominal and off nominal vehicle conditions during flight. Issued in Washington, DC, on February 24, 2014. George C. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 69 (Thursday, April 10, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19959-19960]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-08117]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Office of Commercial Space Transportation: Black Sky Training 
Safety Approval Performance Criteria

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This is notification of criteria used to evaluate the Black 
Sky Training, Inc. (BST) safety approval application. The FAA issued 
BST a safety approval, subject to the provisions of Title 51 U.S.C 
Subtitle V, ch. 509, and the orders, rules and regulations issued under 
it. Pursuant to Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Sec.  
414.35, this Notice publishes the criteria that were used to evaluate 
the safety approval application.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about the performance 
criteria, you may contact Randal Maday, Licensing and Evaluation 
Division (AST-200), FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation 
(AST), 800 Independence Avenue SW., Room 331, Washington, DC 20591, 
telephone (202) 267-8652; Email randal.maday@faa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: BST applied for, and received, a safety approval for 
its ability to provide a service that includes Spaceflight 101, Crew 
Resource Management, High Altitude Physiology, Disorientation and G 
Force Management, Vehicle Energy Management, and Rocket Powered 
Transition training for crew and space flight participants. BST may 
offer its space flight training service to a prospective launch and 
reentry operator to meet the applicable crew and space flight 
participant training requirements of 14 CFR 460.5 and 14 CFR 460.51.
    Criteria Used to Evaluate Safety Approval Application: The 
performance criteria for this safety approval include: AC60-22 
Aeronautical Decision Making, AC120-51E Crew Resource Management 
Training, NASA Space Flight Resource Management (SFRM) training 
methods, FAA-H8083-25A Pilot Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, AC61-
107A AC 61-107A--Operations of Aircraft at Altitudes Above 25,000 feet 
MSL and/or Mach Numbers Greater than .75, FAA AM-400-03/1 Spatial 
Disorientation, AC91-61 A Hazard in Aerobatics: Effects of G-Forces of 
Pilots, FAA-H8083-3b Airplane Flying Handbook, FAA-H8083-13 Glider 
Flying Handbook, FAA-H8083-25A Pilot Handbook of Aeronautical 
Knowledge, and FAA-S-8081-SF Airline Transport Pilot and Aircraft Type 
Rating Practical Test Standards for Airplane. The performance criteria 
also include 14 CFR 61.31(g) for additional training required for 
operating pressurized aircraft capable of operating at high altitudes. 
These criteria include FAA regulations, advisory circulars, and current 
industry practices which are acceptable technical criteria for 
reviewing a safety approval application per 14 CFR 414.19. Many aspects 
of aviation training also apply to aerospace operations because it 
addresses human-vehicle interactions common to both aviation and 
aerospace.
    The FAA's evaluation included assessment of BST's space flight 
training service lesson plans and objectives, which include classroom, 
simulator, and flight training for crew and space flight participants 
to experience and demonstrate knowledge of the following through 
testing:
     Understand the fundamentals of space flight, which include 
terminology, rocket operations, and space flight hazards.
     Understand and apply the concepts of space flight resource 
management.
     Understand and experience the symptoms associated with 
high altitude physiology.

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     Demonstrate techniques used to mitigate the physical 
effects of G forces and vertigo due to unusual attitudes.
     Demonstrate vehicle energy management principles.
     Demonstrate proficiency in the operation of a rocket-
propelled simulator from liftoff to landing.

     Issued in Washington, DC, on 24 February 2014.
 George C. Nield,
Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation.
[FR Doc. 2014-08117 Filed 4-9-14; 8:45 am]
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