Approval of Noise Compatibility Program for Tweed-New Haven Regional Airport
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces its findings on the noise compatibility program submitted by the Tweed-New Haven Airport Authority under the provisions of Title I of the Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement Act of 1979 (Pub. L. 96-193) and 14 CFR part 150. These findings are made in recognition of the description of federal and non-federal responsibilities in Senate Report No. 96-52 (1980). On November 26, 2012, the FAA determined that the noise exposure maps submitted by the City of Portland under Part 150 were in compliance with applicable requirements. On May 9, 2013, the New England Region Airports Division Regional Manager approved the noise compatibility program. Seventeen of the proposed program elements were approved, or approved in part. Four of the elements were disapproved.
Airworthiness Directives; Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. Airplanes
We propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. Model EA500 airplanes equipped with Avio, Avio with ETT, or Avio NG 1.0 avionics suites. This proposed AD was prompted by a report of potential aircraft hardware failure in the autopilot control panel and the center switch panel. This proposed AD would require either incorporating updates to the aircraft computer system or incorporating a temporary revision to the aircraft flight manual. We are proposing this AD to correct the unsafe condition on these products.