Airworthiness Directives; Eurocopter France Model AS350B, AS350B1, AS350B2, AS350B3, AS350BA, AS350C, AS350D, and AS350D1 Helicopters
This amendment adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD) for the specified Eurocopter France (Eurocopter) model helicopters that requires replacing a certain hydraulic drive belt (drive belt). Also required is reducing the lubrication time interval for a certain hydraulic pump drive shaft (drive shaft). This amendment is prompted by in-flight failures of the drive belt and the drive shaft. The actions specified by this AD are intended to prevent in-flight failure of the drive belt or drive shaft, loss of hydraulic power to the flight control system, and subsequent loss of control of the helicopter.
Third Meeting, Special Committee 212, Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTWAS)
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of RTCA Special Committee 212, Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTWAS).
Notice Before Waiver With Respect to Land at the Carroll County Regional Airport, Westminster, MD
The FAA is publishing notice of proposed release of approximately thirteen (13) acres of land acquired with local funds at the Carroll County Regional Airport, Westminster, Maryland to the National Instrument, LLC. The airport will receive $1,168,298.80 in addition to protective easements and other considerations that will complement anticipated airport development. There are no impacts to the airport and the land is not needed for airport development as shown on the Airport Layout Plan.
Notice of Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Approvals and Disapprovals
The FAA publishes a monthly notice, as appropriate, of PFC approvals and disapprovals under the provisions of the Aviation Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990 (Title IX of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990) (Pub. L. 101-508) and Part 158 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR part 158). This notice is published pursuant to paragraph d of Sec. 158.29.
Notice of Intent To Rule on Request for a Land Exchange at the Double Eagle II Airport, Albuquerque, NM
The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the exchange of property at the Double Eagle II Airport, Albuquerque, New Mexico. The city of Albuquerque as an airport owner has requested to exchange a tract of land that is currently on the north property line of the airport for a tract of land at the south center part of the airport. The land on the north to be exchanged requires release from any and all provisions of all applicable Grant Agreements and Grant Assurances, and to change forever, the lands exchanged from aeronautical to non-aernautical use under the provisions of Section 125 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21). The state of New Mexico will exchange a section of land of equal land size immediately south of the intersection of the two established runways.