Federal Aviation Administration September 12, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; Mercury, NV
Document Number: 2011-23191
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-09-12
Agency: Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
This action proposes to amend Class E airspace at Mercury, Desert Rock Airport, Mercury, NV. Decommissioning of the Mercury Non- Directional Beacon (NDB) at Mercury, Desert Rock Airport has made this action necessary for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Notice of Release From Federal Grant Assurance Obligations for Livermore Municipal Airport, Livermore, CA
Document Number: 2011-23190
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes to rule and invites public comment on the application for a release of approximately 4.5 acres of airport property at the Livermore Municipal Airport, Livermore, California. The City of Livermore proposes to release 4.5 acres of airport land in order to acquire a parcel of equal size that is currently privately-owned. This exchange is necessary in order to commence development of flood control improvements designed to remove the airport's property from the 100-year floodplain.
Special Conditions: Pratt and Whitney Canada Model PT6C-67E Turboshaft Engine
Document Number: 2011-23189
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-09-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
These special conditions are issued for Pratt and Whitney Canada (PWC) model PT6C-67E engines. The engine model will have a novel or unusual design feature which is a 30-Minute All Engines Operating (AEO) power rating. This rating is primarily intended for high power hovering operations during search and rescue missions. The applicable airworthiness regulations do not contain adequate or appropriate safety standards for this design feature. These special conditions contain the added safety standards that the Administrator considers necessary to establish a level of safety equivalent to that established by the existing airworthiness standards.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Orangeburg, SC
Document Number: 2011-23188
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-09-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action corrects the geographic coordinates and state abbreviation of a final rule published in the Federal Register of July 25, 2011, that amends Class E airspace at Orangeburg Municipal Airport, Orangeburg, SC.