Fatigue Tolerance Evaluation of Metallic Structures
This proposed rule would amend the airworthiness standards for fatigue tolerance evaluation (FTE) of transport category rotorcraft metallic structures. This proposal would revise the FTE safety
Damage Tolerance Data for Repairs and Alterations
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is making minor technical changes to a final rule published in the Federal Register on December 12, 2007. That final rule required holders of design approvals to make damage tolerance data for repairs and alterations to fatigue critical airplane structure available to operators. After issuing the final rule, the FAA determined that further changes were needed to clarify the applicability of certain provisions and the compliance time of another provision.
Chicago Executive Airports Noise Exposure Map Approval and Noise Compatibility Program Review
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces its determination that the noise exposure maps submitted by the Chicago Executive Airport Board of Directors for Chicago Executive Airport under the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 47501 et. seq (Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement Act) and 14 CFR Part 150 are in compliance with applicable requirements. The FAA also announces that it is reviewing a proposed noise compatibility program that was submitted for Chicago Executive Airport under Part 150 in conjunction with the noise exposure map, and that this program will be approved or disapproved on or before October 1, 2010.