Department of Transportation August 27, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment To Dispose of 4.68 Acres of Airport Land at Houlton International Airport, Houlton, ME
Document Number: 2018-18512
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
Notice is being given that the FAA is considering a request from the Town of Houlton to dispose of 4.68 acres of land. The parcel is located within the airport industrial park as is not needed for aeronautical purposes. There is adequate developable area on the airport to meet the future twenty year need for projected activity. The airport will obtain fair market value for the disposal of the land and the income derived from this disposal will be placed in the airport's operation and maintenance funds for the facility.
Modification and Establishment of Restricted Areas; Townsend, GA
Document Number: 2018-18510
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies the restricted airspace at the Townsend Bombing Range, GA (Range), by expanding the lateral limits of R-3007A to allow construction of additional targets and impact areas. The modification is needed so that precision guided munitions (PGM) can be used on the range. The changes are completely contained within the existing outer boundaries of the R-3007 complex.
Denial of Motor Vehicle Defect Petition
Document Number: 2018-18506
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This is a notice of denial of a petition submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) under 49 U.S.C. 30162, requesting that the Agency commence a proceeding to determine the existence of a defect related to motor vehicle safety in Michelin Model XZU-3, size 305/85/R22.5 Load Range J transit bus tires. After a review of the petition and other information, NHTSA has concluded that a defects investigation is unlikely to result in a finding that a defect related to motor vehicle safety exists, or a NHTSA order for the notification and remedy of a safety related defect as alleged, at the conclusion of the requested investigation.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Certification of Airmen for the Operation of Light-Sport Aircraft
Document Number: 2018-18505
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Procedures for Non-Federal Navigation Facilities
Document Number: 2018-18504
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
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 information collected is necessary to ensure that operation and maintenance of these non-Federally owned facilities is in accordance with FAA safety standards.
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-18499
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-18496
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-18494
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Meeting Notice-U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2018-18491
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) announces a public meeting of the U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee (MTSNAC) to discuss advice and recommendations for the U.S. Department of Transportation on issues related to the marine transportation system.
Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program; Florida DOT Audit #1 Report
Document Number: 2018-18476
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program allows a State to assume FHWA's environmental responsibilities for review, consultation, and compliance for Federal highway projects. When a State assumes these Federal responsibilities, the State becomes solely responsible and liable for the responsibilities it has assumed, in lieu of FHWA. This program mandates annual audits during each of the first 4 years to ensure the State's compliance with program requirements. This is the first audit of the Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) performance of its responsibilities under the Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program (National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) assignment program). This notice finalizes the findings of the first audit report for the FDOT's participation in accordance to FAST Act requirements.
Airworthiness Directives; Leonardo S.p.A. Helicopters
Document Number: 2018-18472
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Leonardo S.p.A. (Type Certificate Previously Held by Finmeccanica S.p.A., AgustaWestland S.p.A.) Model AW139 helicopters. This proposed AD would require inspecting and altering the number 1 driveshaft (driveshaft). This proposed AD is prompted by reports of scratches that were found on the driveshaft. The actions of this proposed AD are intended to prevent an unsafe condition on these products.
Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2018-18423
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collections and their expected burden.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH Helicopters
Document Number: 2018-18346
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH (Airbus Helicopters) Model MBB-BK 117 D-2 helicopters. This proposed AD would require replacing the rescue hoist cable cut pushbutton flip guard (flip guard). This proposed AD is prompted by reports of unintended lifting of several flip guards. The actions of this proposed AD are intended to correct an unsafe condition on these products.