Federal Aviation Administration September 11, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Aero-Flite, Inc.
Document Number: 2018-19712
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Compass Airlines LLC
Document Number: 2018-19711
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Airworthiness Directives; Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd & Co KG Tay 620-15 Engines
Document Number: 2018-19565
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd & Co KG (RRD) Tay 620-15 turbofan engines. This AD was prompted by reports of low-pressure compressor (LPC) fan blade retention lug failures. This AD requires reviewing the engine maintenance records and replacing the LPC fan blade with a part eligible for installation if the dry-film lubricant (DFL) treatment limit is exceeded. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Lynchburg, VA
Document Number: 2018-19493
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends the legal description of the Class E airspace at Lynchburg Regional Airport-Preston Glenn Field Airport, Lynchburg, VA. The NOTAM part-time status is removed from the Class E airspace area designated as an extension to a Class D surface area. This action does not affect the boundaries or operating requirements of the airspace.
Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace; Hardinsburg, KY
Document Number: 2018-19492
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to establish Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Breckinridge County Airport, Hardinsburg, KY, to accommodate new area navigation (RNAV) global positioning system (GPS) standard instrument approach procedures serving the airport. Controlled airspace is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at this airport.
Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace; Louisville, KY
Document Number: 2018-19490
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class D airspace and Class E surface airspace for Bowman Field Airport, Louisville, KY, by adding the Louisville International Airport Class C exclusionary language into the legal description. The exclusionary language was inadvertently omitted from the final rule published November 1, 2017. This action also makes a minor editorial change to the Louisville, KY, airspace designation and airport name.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Bloomsburg, PA
Document Number: 2018-19489
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet or more above the surface at Bloomsburg Municipal Airport, Bloomsburg, PA, due to the decommissioning of the Milton VHF omni- directional range tactical air navigation aid (VORTAC). Airspace reconfiguration is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at this airport. This action also updates the geographic coordinates of this airport.
Proposed Amendment of Class D Airspace and Establishment of Class E Airspace; Tyndall AFB, FL
Document Number: 2018-19488
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to establish Class E surface airspace at Tyndall Air Force Base, (AFB), FL, for the safety of aircraft landing and departing the airport when the air traffic control tower is closed. Also, this action proposes to amend Class D airspace by updating the geographic coordinates of this airport, as well as replacing the outdated term ``Airport/Facility Directory'' with ``Chart Supplement''. Controlled airspace is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at this airport.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Williamsport, PA
Document Number: 2018-19487
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet or more above the surface at Williamsport Regional Airport, Williamsport, PA. Airspace reconfiguration is necessary due to the decommissioning of Picture Rocks non-directional radio beacon (NDB), and cancellation of the NDB approaches. Controlled airspace is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at this airport. This action also recognizes the name change to Williamsport Hospital Medical Center Heliport (formerly Williamsport Hospital). The title of this rule is changed to only show that we are amending Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface with this rule. The Class D and remaining Class E airspace areas have been amended in a separate rulemaking.
Amendment of Class D Airspace; Olive Branch, MS
Document Number: 2018-19486
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class D airspace for Olive Branch Airport, Olive Branch, MS, by adding the Memphis Class B exclusionary language back into the legal description. The exclusionary language was inadvertently omitted from the final rule published July 30, 2018, amending Class D and Class E airspace at this airport.
Amendment of Class D Airspace; Appleton, WI
Document Number: 2018-19478
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class D airspace at Appleton International Airport (formerly Outagamie County Airport), Appleton, WI. This action is required due to the decommissioning of the GAMIE locator outer marker (LOM) and collocated outer marker (OM) which provided navigation guidance to the airport. This action enhances the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport. Also, the airport name and geographic coordinates are adjusted to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database. Additionally, this action replaces the outdated term ``Airport/Facility Directory'' with the term ``Chart Supplement'' in the legal description, and removes the city associated with the airport name in the airspace designation.
Establishment of Class E Airspace; Chebeague Island, ME
Document Number: 2018-19476
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Chebeague Island Heliport, Chebeague Island, ME, to accommodate new area navigation (RNAV) global positioning system (GPS) standard instrument approach procedures serving the heliport. Controlled airspace is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at this heliport.
Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 2018-18881
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This rule establishes, amends, suspends, or removes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures (ODPs) 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, adding new obstacles, or changing 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, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 2018-18879
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This rule establishes, amends, suspends, or removes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures (ODPs) 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, adding new obstacles, or changing 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.