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Establishment of Class E5 Airspace; Hill City, KS
Document Number: 05-24505
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This rule establishes a Class E airspace area extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Hill City, KS. The effect of this rule is to provide appropriate controlled Class E airspace for aircraft departing from and executing instrument approach procedures to, Hill City Municipal Airport, KS and to segregate aircraft using instrument approach procedures in instrument conditions from aircraft operating in visual conditions.
Notice of Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Approvals and Disapprovals
Document Number: 05-24504
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA publishes a monthly notice, as appropriate, of PFC approvals and disapprovals under the provisions of the Aviation Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990 (Title IX of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990) (Pub. L. 101-508) and Part 158 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR part 158). This notice is published pursuant to paragraph (d) of Sec. 158.29.
Acceptable Methods of Compliance with § 25.562(c)(5) for Front Row Passenger Seats
Document Number: 05-24503
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces the availability of final policy on Acceptable Methods of Compliance with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Sec. 25.562(c)(5) for Front Row Passenger Seats.
Proposed Technical Standard Order (TSO)-C166a, Extended Squitter Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) and Traffic Information Service-Broadcast (TIS-B) Equipment
Document Number: 05-24502
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces the availability of, and requests comments on the proposed revision to technical standard order (TSO)- C166, Extended Squitter Automatic Dependent SurveillanceBroadcast (ADS-B) and Traffic Information ServiceBroadcast (TIS-B) Equipment Operating on the Radio Frequency of 1090 Megahertz (MHz), issued September 20, 2004. The resulting changes to this proposed revised TSO tells persons seeking a TSO authorization or letter of design approval (LODA) what minimum performance standards (MPS) their extended squitter ADS-B and TIS-B equipment must meet to be identified with the applicable TSO marking.
Policy Statement With Request to an Unreliable Design of Seat Belt Attachment Fittings on Passenger Seats and Compliance With § 25.601
Document Number: 05-24501
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-12-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces the availability of proposed certification policy for compliance with 14 CFR 25.601 regarding an unreliable seat belt attachment fitting design installed on passenger seats.
Airworthiness Directives; DG Flugzeugbau GmbH Models DG-800B and DG-500MB Sailplanes
Document Number: 05-24481
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain DG Flugzeugbau GmbH Models DG-800B and DG-500MB sailplanes. This AD requires you to modify the connection of the starter ring gear to the lower drive belt pulley adapter. This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) issued by the airworthiness authority for Germany. We are issuing this AD to prevent the bolts currently used to connect the starter ring gear to the drive belt pulley adapter from shearing off and the bolt heads falling into the engine compartment. Failure of this connection could render the engine inoperative. Consequently, this failure could lead to loss of control of the sailplane.
Airworthiness Directives; BURKHARDT GROB LUFT-UND RAUMFAHRT GmbH & CO KG Models G103 TWIN ASTIR, G103 TWIN II, G103A TWIN II ACRO, G103C TWIN III ACRO, and G 103 C Twin III SL Sailplanes
Document Number: 05-24480
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD) to supersede AD 2004-08-13, which applies to certain BURKHARDT GROB LUFT-UND RAUMFAHRT GmbH & CO KG (Burkhardt Grob) Models G103 TWIN ASTIR, G103 TWIN II, G103 TWIN III ACRO, and G103 C Twin III SL sailplanes. AD 2004-08-13 currently requires you to replace the center of gravity (CG) release hook attachment brackets with brackets of improved design. This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) issued by the airworthiness authority for Germany. This AD retains all the actions required in AD 2004-08-13 and adds Model G103A TWIN II ACRO sailplanes to the applicability. We are issuing this AD to prevent abnormal or uncontrolled sailplane release due to cracked CG release hook attachment brackets. This condition could result in reduced or loss of sailplane control.
Airworthiness Directives; BURKHARDT GROB LUFT-UND RAUMFA HRT GmbH & CO KG Model G103 TWIN ASTIR Sailplanes
Document Number: 05-24478
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all BURKHARDT GROB LUFT-UND RAUMFAHRT GmbH & CO KG (Burkhardt Grob) Model G103 TWIN ASTIR sailplanes. This AD requires you to replace the elevator lever, part number (P/N) 103-3521, with an improved design part, P/N 103-3523. This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) issued by the airworthiness authority for Germany. We are issuing this AD to prevent cracks in the elevator lever, which could cause the elevator lever to fail. This failure could result in loss of control of the sailplane.
Aviation Proceedings, Agreements Filed the Week Ending December 9, 2005
Document Number: E5-7834
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-27
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Transportation
Airworthiness Directives; Lycoming Engines (Formerly Textron Lycoming) AEIO-360, IO-360, O-360, LIO-360, and LO-360 Series Reciprocating Engines
Document Number: E5-7815
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-12-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Lycoming Engines (formerly Textron Lycoming) AEIO-360, IO- 360, O-360, LIO-360, and LO-360 series reciprocating engines. This proposed AD would require replacing certain crankshafts. This proposed AD results from a report of a crankshaft failure in a Lycoming LO-360- A1H6 reciprocating engine. We are proposing this AD to prevent failure of the crankshaft, which could result in total engine power loss, in- flight engine failure, and possible loss of the aircraft.
Railroad Cost of Capital-2005
Document Number: E5-7805
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-27
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board is instituting a proceeding to determine the railroad industry's cost of capital for 2005. The decision solicits comments on: (1) The railroads' 2005 current cost of debt capital; (2) the railroads' 2005 current cost of preferred stock equity capital (if any); (3) the railroads' 2005 cost of common stock equity capital; and (4) the 2005 capital structure mix of the railroad industry on a market value basis.
Airworthiness Directives; Engine Components Inc. (ECi) Reciprocating Engine Cylinder Assemblies
Document Number: 05-24449
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Lycoming Engines (formerly Textron Lycoming) models 320, 360, and 540 series, ``Parallel Valve'' reciprocating engines, with certain Engine Components Inc. (ECi) cylinder assemblies, part number (P/N) AEL65102 series ``Classic Cast'', installed. This AD requires replacing these ECi cylinder assemblies. This AD results from reports of about 30 failures of the subject cylinder assemblies marketed by ECi. We are issuing this AD to prevent loss of engine power due to cracks in the cylinder assemblies and possible engine failure caused by separation of a cylinder head.
Airworthiness Directives; Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7R4 Turbofan Engines
Document Number: 05-24448
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Pratt & Whitney (PW) JT9D-7R4 turbofan engines. This AD requires inspection of the blade root thickness of 1st stage fan blades identified by part number (P/N) and serial number (SN) in this AD, by a repair station approved by PW to perform the inspection. This AD results from a report that a repair station created their own repair and performed it on 520 1st stage fan blades, without approval from PW. We are issuing this AD to prevent 1st stage fan blade fracture and uncontained engine failure, resulting in possible damage to the airplane.
Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, Weather Takeoff Minimums; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 05-24437
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This amendment establishes, amends, suspends, or revokes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and/or Weather Takeoff Minimums for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of the adoption of new or revised criteria, or because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System, such as the commissioning of new navigational facilities, addition of new obstacles, or changes in air traffic requirements. These changes are designed to provide safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under instrument flight rules at the affected airports.
Standard Instrument Approach Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 05-24436
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This amendment amends Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System, such as the commissioning of new navigational facilities, addition of new obstacles, or changes in air traffic requirements. These changes are designed to provide safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under instrument flight rules at the affected airports.
Re-issuance of the Department of Transportation Acquisition Regulation
Document Number: 05-24405
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-27
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Transportation
The Department of Transportation is converting the interim final rule published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 6506, on February 7, 2005 to a final rule with changes to amend the Transportation Acquisition Regulation (TAR) due to internal organization changes and the need for minor editorial changes. No comments were received on this rule. This final rule replaces the 1994 edition of the Transportation Acquisition Regulation (TAR) with the 2004 edition.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Model A318-100, A319-100, A320-200, A321-100, and A321-200 Series Airplanes; and Model A320-111 Airplanes
Document Number: 05-24344
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Airbus Model A318-100, A319-100, A320-200, A321-100, and A321-200 series airplanes; and Model A320-111 airplanes. This AD requires revising the airplane flight manual by incorporating new procedures to follow in the event of a fuel leak. This AD results from a determination that, once a fuel leak is detected, fuel management procedures are a critical factor in limiting the consequences of the leak. We are issuing this AD to ensure that the flightcrew is advised of appropriate procedures to follow in the event of a fuel leak, such as isolating the fuel tanks, stopping any fuel transfers, and landing as soon as possible. Failure to follow these procedures could result in excessive fuel loss that could cause the engines to shut down during flight.
Motorcyclist Advisory Council to the Federal Highway Administration
Document Number: E5-7795
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-23
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
Pursuant to the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), the Secretary of Transportation, acting through the Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, is establishing a Council to coordinate with and advise the Administrator on infrastructure issues of concern to motorcyclists. The purpose of this notice is to invite interested parties to submit comments on the issues that should be discussed by the Motorcyclist Advisory Council to the Federal Highway Administration, and the organizations and participants to be considered for representation on the council.
Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor
Document Number: E5-7770
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board has approved the first quarter 2006 rail cost adjustment factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The first quarter 2006 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 1.177. The first quarter 2006 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.564. The first quarter 2006 RCAF-5 is 0.541.
Notice of Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Approvals and Disapprovals
Document Number: 05-24438
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-23
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA publishes a monthly notice, as appropriate, of PFC approvals and disapprovals under the provisions of the Aviation Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990 (Title IX of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990) (Pub. L. 101-508) and Part 158 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR Part 158). This notice is published pursuant to paragraph d of Sec. 158.29.
Safeguarding Food From Contamination During Transportation
Document Number: 05-24435
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-12-23
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), the successor agency to the Research and Special Programs Administration (RSPA), is withdrawing the notice of proposed rulemaking published on May 21, 1993, and the supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking published on December 21, 2004. In those notices, the Agency proposed to implement the Sanitary Food Transportation Act of 1990 by amending its regulations to address the safe transportation of food and food products in commerce. On August 10, 2005, the President signed the Sanitary Food Transportation Act of 2005, which transferred authority for regulating the safe transportation of food from the U.S. Department of Transportation to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Notice of Passenger Facility Charger (PFC) Approvals and Disapprovals
Document Number: 05-24434
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-23
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA publishes a monthly notice, as appropriate, of PFC approvals and disapprovals under the provisions of the Aviation Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990 (Title IX of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990) (Pub. L. 101-508) and Part 158 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR Part 158). This notice is published pursuant to paragraph d of Sec. 158.29.
Establishment of Class C Airspace and Revocation of Class D Airspace, Orlando Sanford International Airport, FL; and Modification of the Orlando International Airport Class B Airspace Area, FL
Document Number: 05-24433
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-23
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes Class C airspace at the Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB), FL; revokes the existing Sanford, FL, Class D airspace area and its associated Class E airspace extension; and modifies the existing Orlando International Airport (MCO), FL, Class B airspace area. The FAA is taking this action to improve the flow of air traffic, enhance safety, and reduce the potential for midair collision in the Orlando, FL, terminal area.
Establishment of Area Navigation Routes; Southwestern and South Central United States
Document Number: 05-24432
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-23
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action corrects an error in the legal description of an Area Navigation (RNAV) route listed in a final rule published in the Federal Register on December 15, 2005 (70 FR 74197), Airspace Docket No. 05-ASW-2.
Establishment of Prohibited Area P-50; Kings Bay, GA
Document Number: 05-24431
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-23
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes Prohibited Area P-50 over the U.S. Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, GA. The prohibited area replaces a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) that is currently in effect at that location. The FAA is taking this action in response to a request from the U.S. Navy as part of its efforts to enhance the security of the Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, GA.
Indiana & Ohio Railway Company-Trackage Rights Exemption-Fulton Railway Co., Ltd.
Document Number: 05-24380
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-23
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement: Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha Counties, WI, and Lake County, IL
Document Number: 05-24342
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-23
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for a proposed roadway corridor project in Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin extending into Lake County, Illinois by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) in Conformance with 40 CFR part 1500 and the FHWA regulations.
Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: E5-7727
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-22
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The nature of the information collection is described as well as its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on October 11, 2005, and comments were due by December 12, 2005. No comments were received.
Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: E5-7717
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-22
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatement of previously approved collections. This document describes one collection of information for which NHTSA intends to seek extension of an existing OMB approval. Comments must be received on or before February 21, 2006.
Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: E5-7716
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-22
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatement of previously approved collections. This document describes one collection of information for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval.
Columbus and Greenville Railway Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Leflore County, MS
Document Number: E5-7711
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-22
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Transmission Shift Position Sequence, Starter Interlock, and Transmission Braking Effect
Document Number: 05-24372
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-22
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document responds to petitions for reconsideration of a final rule published on July 1, 2005, which amended the Federal motor vehicle safety standard that includes starter interlock requirements. The final rule announced an effective date of December 28, 2005. NHTSA received petitions for reconsideration from General Motors (GM) requesting a delay in the effective date in the final rule, and a petition from International Truck and Engine Corporation (ITEC) requesting an amendment that addresses hybrid electric systems on trucks with a gross vehicle weight rating over 4,536 kg (10,000 pounds). In this final rule, NHTSA grants both of these petitions, and is amending the standard accordingly.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Model A320-111, -211, -212, -214, -231, -232, and -233 Airplanes
Document Number: 05-24343
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-22
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This amendment rescinds Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2005-19- 16, which is applicable to certain Airbus Model A320-111, -211, -212, - 214, -231, -232, and -233 airplanes. That AD requires installing a bonding strip between each of the two water scavenge jet pumps of the center fuel tank and the rear spar in section 21. That AD resulted from fuel system reviews conducted by the manufacturer. The requirements of that AD were intended to prevent an ignition source for fuel vapor in the wing, which could result in fire or explosion in the center wing fuel tank. Since the issuance of that AD, the FAA has determined that the procedures specified in the service bulletin and French AD referenced in that AD would result in duplicate actions. Effective Date: December 22, 2005.
Airworthiness Directives; General Electric Company CF6-45A, CF6-50A, CF6-50C, and CF6-50E Series Turbofan Engines
Document Number: 05-24341
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-22
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for General Electric Company (GE) CF6-45A, CF6-50A, CF6-50C, and CF6-50E series turbofan engines. This AD requires removing from service pre-GE Service Bulletin (SB) No. CF6-50S/B 72-1268 configuration low pressure turbine (LPT) stage 2 interstage seal assemblies and stage 3 interstage seal assemblies. This AD also requires installing new or reworked configuration stage 2 interstage seal assemblies and stage 3 interstage seal assemblies. This AD results from reports of fan mid shaft separation, leading to separation of the LPT stage 1 disk, disk overspeed, and uncontained engine failure. We are issuing this AD to prevent uncontained engine failure and damage to the airplane.
Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA)/Joint Planning Advisory Group (JPAG)
Document Number: E5-7639
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-21
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
Notice of Delay in Processing the Application by American Trucking Associations, Inc. for a Preemption Determination Concerning the District of Columbia Restrictions Regarding Highway Routing of Certain Hazardous Materials
Document Number: E5-7637
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-21
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with statutory requirements, FMCSA is publishing a notice of delay in processing the American Trucking Associations, Inc.'s (ATA) application for a preemption determination. FMCSA is conducting fact-finding in response to ATA's request, and is delaying issuance of its determination in order to allow time for appropriate consideration of the issues raised by ATA's application.
Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws
Document Number: E5-7634
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-21
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
As authorized by Pub. L. 105-383 and Pub. L. 107-295, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.- build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. The complete application is given in DOT docket 2005-23311 at http:// dms.dot.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.-flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with Pub. L. 105- 383 and MARAD's regulations at 46 CFR part 388 (68 FR 23084; April 30, 2003), that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.-vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter's interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in Sec. 388.4 of MARAD's regulations at 46 CFR part 388.
Privacy Act of 1974: System of Records
Document Number: E5-7599
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-21
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Transportation
DOT proposes to modify an existing system of records under the Privacy Act of 1974. An additional purpose for the system has been added to provide users of the system with investigation information. A routine use has been added to provide for the use and public posting of investigation results.
Aviation Proceedings, Agreements Filed the Week Ending December 2, 2005
Document Number: E5-7597
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-21
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Transportation
First Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 207/Airport Security Access Control Systems
Document Number: 05-24320
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-21
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 207, Airport Security Access Control Systems.
Nebkota Railway, Inc.-Abandonment Exemption-in Sheridan and Cherry Counties, NE
Document Number: 05-24305
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-21
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier Model DHC-8-400 Series Airplanes
Document Number: 05-24245
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-21
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier Model DHC-8-400 series airplanes. This AD requires an inspection of the laminated shims for cracks, damage, or extrusion between the forward attachment fittings of the horizontal stabilizer and the top rib of the vertical stabilizer; a torque check of the attachment bolts in the attachment fittings of the front, middle, and rear spars; and corrective actions if necessary. This AD results from a report indicating that delaminated shims extruded from the interface between the forward attaching fittings of the horizontal stabilizer and the top rib of the vertical stabilizer, and that inadequate torque values of some bolts were found. We are issuing this AD to prevent reduced structural integrity of the horizontal stabilizer, and consequent loss of controllability of the airplane.
Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier Model CL-600-1A11 (CL-600), CL-600-2A12 (CL-601), and CL-600-2B16 (CL-601-3A and CL-601-3R) Airplanes
Document Number: 05-24244
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-21
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier Model CL-600-1A11 (CL-600), CL-600-2A12 (CL-601), and CL-600-2B16 (CL-601-3A and CL-601-3R) airplanes. This AD requires measuring to detect migration of the lower gimbal pin and inspecting for other discrepancies of the horizontal stabilizer trim actuator (HSTA). This AD also requires replacing or modifying the HSTA, as applicable. This AD results from reports of failure of the lower gimbal pin of the HSTA. We are issuing this AD to prevent migration of the lower gimbal pin of the HSTA, which could result in loss of the horizontal stabilizer and consequent loss of control of the airplane.
Seaway Regulations and Rules: Periodic Update, Various Categories
Document Number: 05-24235
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-12-21
Agency: Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, Department of Transportation
The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) and the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) of Canada, under international agreement, jointly publish and presently administer the St. Lawrence Seaway Regulations and Rules (Practices and Procedures in Canada) in their respective jurisdictions. Under agreement with the SLSMC, the SLSDC is amending the joint regulations by updating the Seaway Regulations and Rules in various categories. The proposed changes will update the following sections of the Regulation and Rules: Condition of Vessels; Preclearance and Security for Tolls; Seaway Navigation; Toll Assessment and Payment; and Information and Reports. These proposed amendments are necessary to take account of updated procedures and/or technology and will enhance the safety of transits through the Seaway. Several of the proposed amendments are merely editorial or for clarification of existing requirements.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: E5-7569
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-20
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and its implementing regulations, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) hereby announces that it is seeking renewal of the following currently approved information collection activities. Before submitting these information collection requirements (ICRs) for clearance by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), FRA is soliciting public comment on specific aspects of the activities identified below.
Agency Information Collection Activities
Document Number: E5-7568
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-20
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) and 5 CFR 1320.5(b), this notice announces that new information collections requirements (ICRs) listed below have been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). These new ICRs pertain to 49 CFR parts 222, 229, and 236. Additionally, FRA hereby announces that other ICRs listed below have been re-approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). These ICRs pertain to Parts 214, 216, 229, 238, and 240. The OMB approval numbers, titles, and expiration dates are included herein under supplementary information.