Federal Aviation Administration July 24, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notification of Policy Revisions, and Requests for Comments on the Percentage of Fabrication and Assembly That Must Be Completed by an Amateur Builder To Obtain an Experimental Airworthiness Certificate for an Amateur-Built Aircraft; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: E8-16989
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-24
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces an extension of the comment period for the proposed revisions to Chapter 4, Special Airworthiness Certification, Section 9 of the FAA Order 8130.2F, Airworthiness Certification of Aircraft and Related Products, and Advisory Circular (AC) 20-27G, Certification and Operation of Amateur-Built Aircraft (AC 20-27G is the result of combining AC 20-27F and AC 20-139, Commercial Assistance During Construction of Amateur-Built Aircraft), as well as for comments on the percentage of fabrication and assembly that must be completed by an amateur builder to obtain an experimental airworthiness certificate for an amateur-built aircraft. These and other related documents are located on the FAA main Web page. The Web link is: http://www.faa.gov/ aircraft/draft_docs/display_docs/index.cfm?DocType=Pubs.
Modification of Certain Medical Standards and Procedures and Duration of Certain Medical Certificates
Document Number: E8-16911
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-24
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This rule extends the duration of first- and third-class medical certificates for certain individuals. A first-class medical certificate is required when exercising airline transport pilot privileges and at least a third-class medical certificate when exercising private pilot privileges. Certain conforming amendments to medical certification procedures and some general editorial amendments are also adopted. The intent of this action is to improve the efficiency of the medical certification program and service provided to medical certificate applicants.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: E8-16860
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-24
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. 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.