Federal Aviation Administration May 11, 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Modification of the Norton Sound Low Offshore Airspace Area; AK
Document Number: E6-7155
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-05-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend the Norton Sound Low Offshore Airspace Area in Alaska. Specifically, this action proposes to modify the Norton Sound Low Offshore Airspace Area in the vicinity of the Shishmaref Airport, AK, by lowering the offshore airspace floor to 1,200 feet mean sea level (MSL) within a 30-mile radius of the airport. Additionally, this action proposes to modify the airspace in the vicinity of Nome Airport, AK, by lowering the airspace floor to 700 feet MSL within a 25-mile radius of the airport, and 1,200 feet MSL within a 77.4-mile radius of the Nome VORTAC. The FAA is proposing this action to provide additional controlled airspace for aircraft instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the Nome and Shishmaref Airports.
Twenty-Seventh (27th) Joint Meeting, RTCA Special Committee 189/EUROCAE Working Group 53: Air Traffic Services (ATS) Safety and Interoperability Requirements
Document Number: 06-4363
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-05-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 189/EUROCAE Working Group 53: Air Traffic Services (ATS) Safety and Interoperability Requirements.
Establishment of Class E Airspace; Forest Hill, MD
Document Number: 06-4362
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-05-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice proposes to establish Class E airspace at Forest Hill Airport, Forest Hill, Maryland. The development of a Standard Instrument Approach Procedure (SIAP) to serve flights operating into the airport during Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) conditions makes this action necessary. Controlled airspace extending upward from 700 feet Above Ground Level (AGL) is needed to contain aircraft executing an approach. The area would be depicted on aeronautical charts for pilot reference.
Notice of Request for Public Comments on Interpretation of the On-Demand Flight Time and Rest Period Rules
Document Number: 06-4361
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-05-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA has received several related requests for interpretation of the On-Demand Flight and Rest Rules, 14 CFR Sections 121.263(d) and 121.267(b), (d) and (e). The FAA has decided that it would be beneficial to request public comments on the requesters' questions, before the FAA issues its responses. See Notice of Reinstatement of 1980 Public Comment Procedures for Requests for Interpretation of Flight Time, Rest and Duty Period Regulations (70 FR 74863, Dec. 16, 2005). Copies of the requests from members of the public can be found at the DOT public electronic docket, using the docket number FAA-2005-23438.