Federal Aviation Administration October 15, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: E8-24442
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-15
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.
Proposed Establishment of Special Air Traffic Rule, in the Vicinity of Luke AFB, AZ
Document Number: E8-24373
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-10-15
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is correcting its proposed establishment of a Special Air Traffic Rule, in the vicinity of Luke AFB, AZ. The purpose of the NPRM was to address reported near midair collisions in the area around Luke and to help reduce the potential for midair collisions in the vicinity of Luke. In the preamble the docket number was incorrect. This document corrects the error. The old docket number FAA-2007-26470 is being changed to FAA-2008-1087.
Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: E8-24111
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-10-15
Agency: Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
This rule establishes, amends, suspends, or revokes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures 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.
Airspace Designations; Incorporation by Reference
Document Number: E8-24086
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-10-15
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 relating to airspace designations to reflect the approval by the Director of the Federal Register of the incorporation by reference of FAA Order 7400.9S, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points. This action also explains the procedures the FAA will use to amend the listings of Class A, B, C, D, and E airspace areas; air traffic service routes; and reporting points incorporated by reference.
Modification of Class E Airspace; Culpeper, VA; Removal of Class E Airspace; Pelham Lake, VA
Document Number: E8-22467
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-10-15
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies and restores Class E airspace that had inadvertently been omitted at Culpeper, VA. Additionally, this action transfers airspace listed under Pelham Lake, VA to that listed under Culpeper, VA, more appropriately identifying its official location. This rule increases the safety and management of the National Airspace System (NAS) around the Culpeper Regional Airport and the Culpeper Memorial Hospital Heliport.