Federal Aviation Administration December 22, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Approval of Noise Compatibility Program for Marana Regional Airport, Marana, AZ
Document Number: E8-30173
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-22
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces its findings on the noise compatibility program submitted by the Town of Marana under the provisions of Title I of the Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement Act, as amended, (Public Law 96-193) (hereinafter referred to as ``the Act) and 14 CFR Part 150. These findings are made in recognition of the description of Federal and nonfederal responsibilities in Senate Report No. 96-52 (1980). On December 7, 2007, the FAA determined that the noise exposure maps submitted by the Town of Marana under Part 150 were in compliance with applicable requirements.
Revision of Class E Airspace; Ketchikan, AK
Document Number: E8-30171
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-22
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action revises Class E airspace at Ketchikan, AK to provide adequate controlled airspace to contain aircraft executing Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs). Seven SIAPs, two Standard Instrument Departure Procedures (SIDs) and a textual Obstacle Departure Procedure (ODP) are being amended or drafted for the Ketchikan International Airport. This action revises existing Class E airspace upward from 700 feet (ft.) and 1,200 ft. above the surface at Ketchikan International Airport, Ketchikan, AK.
Revision of Class E Airspace; Ruby, AK
Document Number: E8-30170
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-22
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action corrects an error in the airspace description contained in a Final Rule that was published in the Federal Register on Monday, November 10, 2008 (73 FR 66515). Airspace Docket No. 08-AAL-1.
Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier-Rotax GmbH 914 F Series Reciprocating Engines
Document Number: E8-30049
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-22
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for the products listed above. This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) issued by an aviation authority of another country to identify and correct an unsafe condition on an aviation product. The MCAI describes the unsafe condition as:
Revision of Class E Airspace; Toksook Bay, AK
Document Number: E8-30014
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-22
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action revises Class E airspace at Toksook Bay, AK to provide adequate controlled airspace to contain aircraft executing Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs). One SIAP is being amended for the Toksook Bay Airport. Additionally, one textual Obstacle Departure Procedure (ODP) is being amended. This action revises existing Class E airspace upward from 700 feet (ft.) and 1,200 ft. above the surface at Toksook Bay Airport, Toksook Bay, AK.
Airworthiness Directives; General Electric Company (GE) CT7-8A Turboshaft Engines
Document Number: E8-29722
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-22
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD) for certain GE CT7-8A turboshaft engines. That AD currently requires initial and repetitive inspections of the electrical chip detectors for the No. 3 bearing. This AD requires removing from service certain GE CT7-8A turboshaft engines within 6,200 cycles-since-new. This AD results from investigation for the root causes of two failures of the No. 3 bearing. We are issuing this AD to prevent failure of the No. 3 bearing due to contamination by aluminum oxide, which could result in a possible in-flight shutdown of the engines and loss of control or forced landing of the aircraft.