Department of Transportation August 28, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Rescinding the Notice of Intent for an Environmental Impact Statement; Multiple Counties, Alabama
Document Number: 2018-18666
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the 2002 Notice of Intent (NOI) published in the Federal Register for Federal-aid project HPP-1602(507), the Dothan to I-10 corridor, in multiple counties in Alabama is being rescinded. A final environmental impact statement (EIS) will not be prepared for this project.
Rescinding the Notice of Intent for an Environmental Impact Statement; Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama
Document Number: 2018-18665
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the 1996 Record of Decision (ROD) and the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for projects M-8508(1) and ST-697-7, the Huntsville Southern Bypass and Weatherly Road Extension, in Madison County, Alabama is rescinded.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Certification of Repair Stations, Part 145 of Title 14 CFR
Document Number: 2018-18643
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-28
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. Persons requesting to obtain an initial air agency certificate for a repair station or changes to an existing repair station (air agency) certificate are required to submit this request in a format acceptable to the FAA. Repair stations perform maintenance, preventive maintenance, alterations of aircraft and aircraft components and parts thereof. In order to remain consistent and provide ease of application, the FAA designed and made available to the public the FAA Form 8310-3 Application for Repair Station Certificate and/or Rating. The form provides space for the applicant to provide certification information such as, but not limited to, ratings sought, physical place of business, ownership, and request to contract maintenance functions. The applicants submit FAA Form 8310-3 to the FAA Flight Standards Office closest to the proposed place of business for initial certification. The information collected is necessary to obtain repair station certification or if currently certificated, a change in ratings, changes in ownership, changes in the physical location of the repair station, or any other purpose the applicant deems appropriate.
Public Notice for Intent To Release Airport Property
Document Number: 2018-18642
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the release of land at the Nome Airport, Nome, Alaska.
Airworthiness Directives; General Electric Company Turbofan Engines
Document Number: 2018-18576
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain General Electric Company (GE) CF6-80A, CF6-80A1, CF6-80A2, CF6-80A3, CF6-80C2A1, CF6-80C2A2, CF6-80C2A3, CF6-80C2A5, CF6-80C2A5F, CF6- 80C2A8, CF6-80C2B1, CF6-80C2B1F, CF6-80C2B2, CF6-80C2B2F, CF6-80C2B4, CF6-80C2B4F, CF6-80C2B5F, CF6-80C2B6, CF6-80C2B6F, CF6-80C2B6FA, CF6- 80C2B7F, CF6-80C2D1F, CF6-80C2L1F, and CF6-80C2K1F turbofan engines. This AD was prompted by an uncontained failure of a high-pressure turbine (HPT) stage 2 disk that resulted in a fire. This AD requires ultrasonic inspection (UI) of HPT stage 1 and 2 disks. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; GE Aviation Czech s.r.o. Turboprop Engines
Document Number: 2018-18575
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain GE Aviation Czech H80-200 turboprop engines. This AD requires replacing the beta switch and adjusting the engine push-pull control to prevent the propeller governor control from going to a negative thrust position. This AD was prompted by an accident involving an Aircraft Industries (AI) L 410 UVP-E20 airplane caused by one propeller going to a negative thrust position during the landing approach. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Transit Advisory Committee for Safety; Re-Establishment of Charter
Document Number: 2018-18541
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the re- establishment of the Transit Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS) via a new charter. TRACS is a Federal Advisory Committee established by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act to provide information, advice and recommendations to the Secretary and the Administrator of FTA on matters relating to the safety of public transportation systems. This charter will be effective for two years from the date it is filed with Congress.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Financial Responsibility for Licensed Launch Activities
Document Number: 2018-18509
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-28
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 Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on June 28, 2018. The required information to be collected will be used to determine if licensees or those who have permits have complied with financial responsibility requirements for maximum probable loss determination (MPL) analysis as set forth in FAA regulations. The FAA is responsible for determining MPL required to covered claims by a third party for bodily injury or property damage, and the United States, its agencies, and its contractors and subcontractors for covered property damage or loss, resulting from a Commercial space transportation permitted or licensed activity. The MPL determination forms the basis for financial responsibility requirements issued in a license or permit order.
Establishment and Modification of Area Navigation Routes, Florida Metroplex Project; Southeastern United States
Document Number: 2018-18508
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes 16 high altitude area navigation (RNAV) routes (Q-routes), and modifies 7 existing Q-routes, in support of the Florida Metroplex Project. The routes were developed to improve the efficiency of the National Airspace System (NAS) and reduce dependency on ground-based navigational systems that cause system inefficiencies due to their limitations. This action also makes minor corrections to the waypoint names and geographic coordinates of certain Q-routes.
Airspace Designations; Incorporation by Reference
Document Number: 2018-18507
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 relating to airspace designations to reflect the approval by the Director of the Federal Register of the incorporation by reference of FAA Order 7400.11C, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points. This action also explains the procedures the FAA will use to amend the listings of Class A, B, C, D, and E airspace areas; air traffic service routes; and reporting points incorporated by reference.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Advisory Circular (AC): Reporting of Laser Illumination of Aircraft
Document Number: 2018-18502
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-28
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 Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on June 28, 2018. The collection involves the reporting of unauthorized illumination of aircraft by lasers. The information to be collected will be used to assist law enforcement and provide support for recommended mitigation actions to be taken to ensure continued safe and orderly flight operations.
Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., Airplanes
Document Number: 2018-18273
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier, Inc., Model DHC-8-400 series airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports of arcing and smoke emanating from the windshields. This AD requires a revision to the maintenance or inspection program, as applicable, to include an inspection of the windshield moisture seal for signs of cracks, erosion, wear, and other deterioration; doing that inspection and repair if necessary; and re-torqueing the screws that fasten the windshield heater terminal lugs and applying sealant to the screw heads of the windshield heaters. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2018-18272
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Airbus SAS Model A300 series airplanes; Model A300 B4-600, B4-600R, and F4-600R series airplanes, and Model A300 C4-605R Variant F airplanes (collectively called Model A300-600 series airplanes); and Model A310 series airplanes. This AD was prompted by a static analysis performed by Airbus SAS that revealed some areas of the wing structure cannot sustain the damage limits previously published in certain structural repair manuals. This AD requires an inspection to determine whether repair or damage to certain wing areas is beyond the allowable limits; and repair if necessary. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.