Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Certification of Airmen for the Operation of Light-Sport Aircraft, 43725 [2018-18505]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 166 / Monday, August 27, 2018 / Notices Estimated Average Burden per Response: 13.72 hours per year. • Form 6000–10, 1.72 hours per response • Form 6000–8, 30 minutes per response • Form 6030–1, 30 minutes per response Estimated Total Annual Burden: Approximately 36,000 hours per year. 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 August 22, 2018. Robin Darden, Management Support Specialist, Performance, Policy, and Records Management Branch, ASP–110. [FR Doc. 2018–18504 Filed 8–24–18; 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: Certification of Airmen for the Operation of LightSport Aircraft Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 AGENCY: 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. This collection involves the submission of forms and other reporting and recordkeeping activities. The information to be collected is necessary to ensure compliance with regulations governing the manufacture and certification of light-sport aircraft, the training and certification of light-sport pilots and instructors, and the certification of light-sport aircraft Designated Pilot Examiners. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Aug 24, 2018 Jkt 244001 Written comments should be submitted by October 26, 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: OMB Control Number: 2120–0690. Title: Certification of Airmen for the Operation of Light-Sport Aircraft. Form Numbers: FAA form 8130–15, 8710–11, 8710–12. Type of Review: Renewal. Background: On July 27, 2004, the FAA published a final rule, Certification of Aircraft and Airmen for the Operation of Light-Sport Aircraft (69 FR 44771). That rule generated a need for new designated pilot examiners and designated airworthiness representatives to support the certification of new light-sport aircraft, pilots, flight instructors, and ground instructors. This information collection requires applicants for certification as sport pilots to complete FAA form 8710–11, log training, take and pass a knowledge test, and requires organizations to develop and maintain training courses for sport pilots. The total of sport pilot applicants is estimated to be 500, with a burden of 3,400 hours. In addition, applications for certification as sport pilot instructors are required to take and pass a knowledge test, submit to a flight review, and purchase a training course. This affects an estimated 40 applicants, with a total annual burden of 120 hours. This collection also requires lightsport aircraft owners and manufacturers to submit FAA form 8130–15, which is used to process an applicant’s request to obtain a Special Airworthiness certificate for Light Sport Aircraft. FAA Airworthiness inspectors and designated inspectors review the required data submissions to determine that aviation products and their manufacturing facilities comply with ASTM requirements, and that the products have no unsafe features. The FAA estimates that approximately 297 respondents are required to complete FAA form 8130–15, with a total annual burden of 99 hours. Finally, this collection requires applicants for the authorities and privileges of Designated Pilot Examiners to submit FAA form 8710–12, LightSport Standardization Board-Designated Pilot Examiner Candidate Application. The FAA uses the form to obtain DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 43725 essential information concerning the applicants’ professional and personal qualifications, and to screen and select the designees who act as representatives of the Administrator in performing various certification and examination functions. The FAA estimates a total of 20 respondents per year, with a total annual burden of 10 hours. Respondents: Manufacturers, aircraft owners, pilots, flight instructors with a sport pilot rating, and maintenance personnel. Frequency: Information is collected on occasion. Estimated Average Burden per Response: Applicants for certification as sport pilots: 500 applicants; approximately 7 hours per applicant. Applicants for certification as sport pilot instructors: 40 applicants; approximately 3 hours per applicant. Applicants for Special Airworthiness Certificate for Light-Sport Aircraft: 297 applicants; approximately 1⁄3 hour per response. Applicants for certification as Designated Pilot Examiners: 20 applicants; approximately 1⁄2 hour per response. Estimated Total Annual Burden: Sport pilot applicants: 3,400 hours. Sport pilot instructor applicants: 120 hours. Special Light-Sport Airworthiness certification applicants: 99 hours. Designated Pilot Examiner applicants: 10 hours. Total burden: 3,629. 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 August 22, 2018. Robin Darden, Management Support Specialist, Performance, Policy, and Records Management Branch, ASP–110. [FR Doc. 2018–18505 Filed 8–24–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; 
Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Certification 
of Airmen for the Operation of Light-Sport Aircraft

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. This collection involves the submission of forms and other 
reporting and recordkeeping activities. The information to be collected 
is necessary to ensure compliance with regulations governing the 
manufacture and certification of light-sport aircraft, the training and 
certification of light-sport pilots and instructors, and the 
certification of light-sport aircraft Designated Pilot Examiners.

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by October 26, 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: 
[email protected]; phone: 940-594-5913.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    OMB Control Number: 2120-0690.
    Title: Certification of Airmen for the Operation of Light-Sport 
Aircraft.
    Form Numbers: FAA form 8130-15, 8710-11, 8710-12.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Background: On July 27, 2004, the FAA published a final rule, 
Certification of Aircraft and Airmen for the Operation of Light-Sport 
Aircraft (69 FR 44771). That rule generated a need for new designated 
pilot examiners and designated airworthiness representatives to support 
the certification of new light-sport aircraft, pilots, flight 
instructors, and ground instructors.
    This information collection requires applicants for certification 
as sport pilots to complete FAA form 8710-11, log training, take and 
pass a knowledge test, and requires organizations to develop and 
maintain training courses for sport pilots. The total of sport pilot 
applicants is estimated to be 500, with a burden of 3,400 hours. In 
addition, applications for certification as sport pilot instructors are 
required to take and pass a knowledge test, submit to a flight review, 
and purchase a training course. This affects an estimated 40 
applicants, with a total annual burden of 120 hours.
    This collection also requires light-sport aircraft owners and 
manufacturers to submit FAA form 8130-15, which is used to process an 
applicant's request to obtain a Special Airworthiness certificate for 
Light Sport Aircraft. FAA Airworthiness inspectors and designated 
inspectors review the required data submissions to determine that 
aviation products and their manufacturing facilities comply with ASTM 
requirements, and that the products have no unsafe features. The FAA 
estimates that approximately 297 respondents are required to complete 
FAA form 8130-15, with a total annual burden of 99 hours.
    Finally, this collection requires applicants for the authorities 
and privileges of Designated Pilot Examiners to submit FAA form 8710-
12, Light-Sport Standardization Board-Designated Pilot Examiner 
Candidate Application. The FAA uses the form to obtain essential 
information concerning the applicants' professional and personal 
qualifications, and to screen and select the designees who act as 
representatives of the Administrator in performing various 
certification and examination functions. The FAA estimates a total of 
20 respondents per year, with a total annual burden of 10 hours.
    Respondents: Manufacturers, aircraft owners, pilots, flight 
instructors with a sport pilot rating, and maintenance personnel.
    Frequency: Information is collected on occasion.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: Applicants for certification 
as sport pilots: 500 applicants; approximately 7 hours per applicant. 
Applicants for certification as sport pilot instructors: 40 applicants; 
approximately 3 hours per applicant. Applicants for Special 
Airworthiness Certificate for Light-Sport Aircraft: 297 applicants; 
approximately \1/3\ hour per response. Applicants for certification as 
Designated Pilot Examiners: 20 applicants; approximately \1/2\ hour per 
response.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: Sport pilot applicants: 3,400 hours. 
Sport pilot instructor applicants: 120 hours. Special Light-Sport 
Airworthiness certification applicants: 99 hours. Designated Pilot 
Examiner applicants: 10 hours. Total burden: 3,629.
    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 August 22, 2018.
Robin Darden,
Management Support Specialist, Performance, Policy, and Records 
Management Branch, ASP-110.
[FR Doc. 2018-18505 Filed 8-24-18; 8:45 am]
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