Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Helicopter Air Ambulance Operator Reports, 51331 [2017-23892]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 212 / Friday, November 3, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Helicopter Air Ambulance Operator Reports 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 to renew an information collection. The FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 mandates that all helicopter air ambulance operators must begin reporting the number of flights and hours flown, along with other specified information, during which helicopters operated by the certificate holder are providing helicopter air ambulance services. The helicopter air ambulance operational data provided to the FAA will be used by the agency as background information useful in the development of risk mitigation strategies to reduce the helicopter air ambulance accident rate, and to meet the mandates set by Congress. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by January 2, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Barbara Hall, Federal Aviation Administration, ASP– 110, 10101 Hillwood Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76177. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Hall by email at: Barbara.L.Hall@faa.gov; phone: 940– 594–5913. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. OMB Control Number: 2120–0761. Title: Helicopter Air Ambulance Operator Reports. ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:18 Nov 02, 2017 Jkt 244001 Form Numbers: Helicopter Air Ambulance Flight Information Report. Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection. Background: The FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 (The Act) mandates that all helicopter air ambulance operators must begin reporting the number of flights and hours flown, along with other specified information, during which helicopters operated by the certificate holder were providing helicopter air ambulance services. See Public Law 112–95, Sec. 306, 49 U.S.C. 44731. The FAA Administrator had 180 days to develop a methodology to collect and store those data. The Act further mandates that not later than 2 years after the date of enactment, and annually thereafter, the Administrator shall submit to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate, a report containing a summary of the data collected. The helicopter air ambulance operational data provided to the FAA will be used by the agency as background information useful in the development of risk mitigation strategies to reduce the helicopter air ambulance accident rate, and to meet the mandates set by Congress. The information requested is limited to the minimum necessary to fulfill these new reporting requirements mandated by the Act and as developed by FAA. The amount of data required to be submitted is proportional to the size of the operation. Respondents: 65 helicopter air ambulance certificate holders. Frequency: The information is collected annually. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 11 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 580 hours. Issued in Washington, DC, on October 26, 2017. Barbara L. Hall, FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, Performance, Policy, and Records Management Branch, ASP–110. [FR Doc. 2017–23892 Filed 11–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P PO 00000 Frm 00122 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51331 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Small Unmanned Aircraft Registration System (sUAS) 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 to renew an information collection. Aircraft registration is necessary to ensure personal accountability among all users of the national airspace system. Aircraft registration also allows the FAA and law enforcement agencies to address non-compliance by providing the means by which to identify an aircraft’s owner and operator. This collection also permits individuals to amend their record in the registration database. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by January 2, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send comments identified by docket number FAA–2015–7396 using any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the online instructions for sending your comments electronically. Mail: Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Barbara Hall, Federal Aviation Administration, ASP– 110, 10101 Hillwood Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76177. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Claire Barrett by email at: pra@dot.gov; 202–366–8135; Barbara Hall by email at: Barbara.L.Hall@faa.gov; phone: 940– 594–5913. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. OMB Control Number: 2120–0765. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; 
Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Helicopter Air 
Ambulance Operator Reports

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 to renew an information 
collection. The FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 mandates that 
all helicopter air ambulance operators must begin reporting the number 
of flights and hours flown, along with other specified information, 
during which helicopters operated by the certificate holder are 
providing helicopter air ambulance services.
    The helicopter air ambulance operational data provided to the FAA 
will be used by the agency as background information useful in the 
development of risk mitigation strategies to reduce the helicopter air 
ambulance accident rate, and to meet the mandates set by Congress.

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by January 2, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Barbara 
Hall, Federal Aviation Administration, ASP-110, 10101 Hillwood Parkway, 
Fort Worth, TX 76177.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Hall by email at: 
Barbara.L.Hall@faa.gov; phone: 940-594-5913.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    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.
    OMB Control Number: 2120-0761.
    Title: Helicopter Air Ambulance Operator Reports.
    Form Numbers: Helicopter Air Ambulance Flight Information Report.
    Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.
    Background: The FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 (The Act) 
mandates that all helicopter air ambulance operators must begin 
reporting the number of flights and hours flown, along with other 
specified information, during which helicopters operated by the 
certificate holder were providing helicopter air ambulance services. 
See Public Law 112-95, Sec. 306, 49 U.S.C. 44731. The FAA Administrator 
had 180 days to develop a methodology to collect and store those data. 
The Act further mandates that not later than 2 years after the date of 
enactment, and annually thereafter, the Administrator shall submit to 
the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of 
Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
Transportation of the Senate, a report containing a summary of the data 
collected.
    The helicopter air ambulance operational data provided to the FAA 
will be used by the agency as background information useful in the 
development of risk mitigation strategies to reduce the helicopter air 
ambulance accident rate, and to meet the mandates set by Congress. The 
information requested is limited to the minimum necessary to fulfill 
these new reporting requirements mandated by the Act and as developed 
by FAA. The amount of data required to be submitted is proportional to 
the size of the operation.
    Respondents: 65 helicopter air ambulance certificate holders.
    Frequency: The information is collected annually.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 11 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 580 hours.

     Issued in Washington, DC, on October 26, 2017.
Barbara L. Hall,
FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, Performance, Policy, and 
Records Management Branch, ASP-110.
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