Clarification of Policy Regarding Designated Aircraft Dispatcher Examiners, 78135 [2014-30230]

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AGENCY: This notice announces a revision to policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, regarding the qualification, authority, and limitations of Designated Aircraft Dispatcher Examiners (DADEs). This policy revision will be published in 8900.1, Volume 3, chapter 13, sections 1 through 4, and Volume 5, Chapter 5, Section 10. This policy provides guidance to FAA employees on the responsibilities, qualifications, and oversight of DADEs under 14 CFR part 183. Under this revision, the FAA is clarifying its policy regarding the qualifications, privileges, and limitations of these designees, in addition to establishing guidelines for DADEs when testing applicants for an Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate. DATES: This policy will ultimately be published in conjunction with policy related to Aircraft Dispatcher Certification Courses, which is posted for public comment in docket number, FAA–2014–0820. These two sets of policy are somewhat interrelated. Therefore we will hold publication of this policy revision until the conclusion of the comment period and subsequent adjudication of comments, to the draft Aircraft Dispatcher Certification policy contained in FAA–2014–0820. The comment period for the Aircraft Dispatcher Certification policy will close on February 22, 2015. ADDRESSES: For information on where to obtain copies of rulemaking documents and other information related to this final policy, see ‘‘How To Obtain Additional Information’’ in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at http://www.regulations.gov at any time. Follow the online instructions for accessing the docket or Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Theodora Kessaris,, New Program SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 78135 Implementation and Technical Support Branch, Air Transportation Division, Flight Standards Service, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591; telephone: 202– 267–8166; facsimile: 202–267–5229; email: Theodora.kessaris@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On November 8, 2011, the FAA announced the availability of a proposed revision to policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, regarding the qualification, authority, and limitations of Designated Aircraft Dispatcher Examiners (DADEs). The public was provided with a total of 90 days in which to provide comment to the proposed revision. The initial comment period, which was 30 days, was extended to 90 days at the public’s request. The FAA has carefully considered the comments submitted by the public and incorporated them into this DADE policy revision as appropriate. This policy revision takes into consideration comments received in this docket during the period between November 8, 2011 and February 8, 2012. A table containing the FAA’s disposition of those comments has also been provided in this docket. The FAA will hold publication of this DADE policy revision in Order 8900.1, until such time as it can be published simultaneously with the policy related to Aircraft Dispatcher Certification Courses, which is currently available for public in docket number FAA–2014– 0820. Final publication of the DADE policy revision contained in this docket, as well as the Aircraft Dispatcher Certification Course policy contained in docket number FAA–2014–0820, will be announced by Notice which will be published on Flight Standards Information Management System Web site at http://fsims.faa.gov. When published, the Notice will also be available at http://www.faa.gov/ regulations_policies/orders_notices. A copy of the final draft of the policy related to DADEs is available for review in the assigned docket for the Order at http://www.regulations.gov. Issued in Washington, DC on December 15, 2014. John Barbagallo, Deputy Director, FAA Flight Standards Service. [FR Doc. 2014–30230 Filed 12–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

[Docket No. FAA-2011-1149]


Clarification of Policy Regarding Designated Aircraft Dispatcher 
Examiners

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of 
Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Policy Revision.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a revision to policy contained in FAA 
Order 8900.1, regarding the qualification, authority, and limitations 
of Designated Aircraft Dispatcher Examiners (DADEs). This policy 
revision will be published in 8900.1, Volume 3, chapter 13, sections 1 
through 4, and Volume 5, Chapter 5, Section 10. This policy provides 
guidance to FAA employees on the responsibilities, qualifications, and 
oversight of DADEs under 14 CFR part 183. Under this revision, the FAA 
is clarifying its policy regarding the qualifications, privileges, and 
limitations of these designees, in addition to establishing guidelines 
for DADEs when testing applicants for an Aircraft Dispatcher 
Certificate.

DATES: This policy will ultimately be published in conjunction with 
policy related to Aircraft Dispatcher Certification Courses, which is 
posted for public comment in docket number, FAA-2014-0820. These two 
sets of policy are somewhat interrelated. Therefore we will hold 
publication of this policy revision until the conclusion of the comment 
period and subsequent adjudication of comments, to the draft Aircraft 
Dispatcher Certification policy contained in FAA-2014-0820. The comment 
period for the Aircraft Dispatcher Certification policy will close on 
February 22, 2015.

ADDRESSES: For information on where to obtain copies of rulemaking 
documents and other information related to this final policy, see ``How 
To Obtain Additional Information'' in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
section of this document.
    Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at 
http://www.regulations.gov at any time. Follow the online instructions 
for accessing the docket or Docket Operations in Room W12-140 of the 
West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, 
DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal 
holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Theodora Kessaris,, New Program 
Implementation and Technical Support Branch, Air Transportation 
Division, Flight Standards Service, Federal Aviation Administration, 
800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591; telephone: 202-267-
8166; facsimile: 202-267-5229; email: Theodora.kessaris@faa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On November 8, 2011, the FAA announced the availability of a 
proposed revision to policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, regarding 
the qualification, authority, and limitations of Designated Aircraft 
Dispatcher Examiners (DADEs). The public was provided with a total of 
90 days in which to provide comment to the proposed revision. The 
initial comment period, which was 30 days, was extended to 90 days at 
the public's request. The FAA has carefully considered the comments 
submitted by the public and incorporated them into this DADE policy 
revision as appropriate. This policy revision takes into consideration 
comments received in this docket during the period between November 8, 
2011 and February 8, 2012. A table containing the FAA's disposition of 
those comments has also been provided in this docket. The FAA will hold 
publication of this DADE policy revision in Order 8900.1, until such 
time as it can be published simultaneously with the policy related to 
Aircraft Dispatcher Certification Courses, which is currently available 
for public in docket number FAA-2014-0820. Final publication of the 
DADE policy revision contained in this docket, as well as the Aircraft 
Dispatcher Certification Course policy contained in docket number FAA-
2014-0820, will be announced by Notice which will be published on 
Flight Standards Information Management System Web site at http://fsims.faa.gov. When published, the Notice will also be available at 
http://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/orders_notices. A copy of the 
final draft of the policy related to DADEs is available for review in 
the assigned docket for the Order at http://www.regulations.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC on December 15, 2014.
John Barbagallo,
Deputy Director, FAA Flight Standards Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-30230 Filed 12-24-14; 8:45 am]
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