Federal Aviation Administration June 27, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

IFR Altitudes; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 2014-15196
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This amendment adopts miscellaneous amendments to the required IFR (instrument flight rules) altitudes and changeover points for certain Federal airways, jet routes, or direct routes for which a minimum or maximum en route authorized IFR altitude is prescribed. This regulatory action is needed because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System. These changes are designed to provide for the safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace under instrument conditions in the affected areas.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: High Density Traffic Airports; Slot Allocation and Transfer Methods
Document Number: 2014-15159
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on April 14, 2014, vol. 79, no. 71, pages 20962-20963. This information collection is used to allocate slots and maintain accurate records of slot transfers at High Density Traffic Airports. The information is provided by air carriers and commuter operators, or other persons holding a slot at High Density Airports.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Implementation to the Equal Access to Justice Act
Document Number: 2014-15154
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on April 14, 2014, vol. 79, no. 71, pages 20963-20964. The information is needed to determine an applicant's eligibility for an award of attorney's fees and other expenses under the Equal Access to Justice Act.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Pilots Convicted of Alcohol or Drug-Related Motor Vehicle Offenses or Subject to State Motor Vehicle Administrative Procedure
Document Number: 2014-15152
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on April 14, 2014, vol. 79, no. 71, pages 20964-20965. The requested information is needed to mitigate potential hazards presented by airmen using alcohol or drugs in flight, to identify persons possibly unsuitable for pilot certification.
Notice of Proposed Airport Access Restriction and Opportunity for Public Comment
Document Number: 2014-15150
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Airport Noise and Capacity Act of 1990 (hereinafter referred to as ``the Act'' or ``ANCA'') provides notice, review, and approval requirements for airports seeking to impose noise or access restrictions on Stage 3 aircraft operations that become effective after October 1, 1990. 49 U.S.C. 47521 et seq. This notice is issued pursuant to ANCA and 14 CFR 161.315(b). The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces that it has determined the application for an airport noise and access restriction submitted by the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) for Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) under the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 47524 of the ANCA, and 14 CFR part 161, to be complete. The LAWA application seeks approval to adopt a new ordinance that would require all aircraft operators to comply with prevailing flows whenever LAX is in Over-Ocean or Westerly Operations from midnight to 6:30 a.m. The determination of completeness is not an approval or disapproval of the proposed airport access restriction. FAA will review the application, public comments, and any other information obtained under Sec. 161.137(b) and issue a decision approving or disapproving the proposed restriction. FAA intends to issue its decision by November 8, 2014. Public Comments: Interested parties are invited to file comments on the application. Comments are due 30 days after the publication of this notice in the Federal Register.
Airworthiness Directives; Piper Aircraft, Inc.
Document Number: 2014-15139
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-06-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This document withdraws a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would have applied to certain Piper Aircraft, Inc. Models PA-28- 140, PA-28-150, PA-28-160, PA-28-180, PA-28R-180, and PA-28R-200 airplanes. The proposed airworthiness directive (AD) would have superseded AD 71-21-08, Amendment 39-1312, which currently requires replacement of the fuel selector valve cover. This proposed AD would have added additional airplanes to the AD's applicability section and changed the compliance time of the required actions. Since issuance of the NPRM, the FAA has re-evaluated this airworthiness concern and determined that an unsafe condition does not exist that would warrant AD action. This withdrawal does not prevent the FAA from initiating future rulemaking on this subject.
Airworthiness Directives; DG Flugzeugbau GmbH Gliders
Document Number: 2014-15058
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-06-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for any DG Flugzeugbau GmbH Model DG-1000T glider equipped with a Solo Kleinmotoren Model 2350 C engine that would revise AD 2013-22-14. This proposed AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) originated 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 engine shaft failure and consequent propeller detachment. We are issuing this proposed AD to require actions to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Policy for Discontinuance of Certain Instrument Approach Procedures
Document Number: 2014-14913
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action adopts with minor modification, the policy proposed in the Federal Register on August 2, 2013. Under this policy, the FAA establishes the criteria to identify certain non-directional beacon (NDB) and very high frequency (VHF) omnidirectional radio range (VOR) instrument approach procedures that can be considered for cancellation. Additionally, the FAA responds to comments received during the comment period on the notice of proposed policy.
Airworthiness Directives; Rolls-Royce plc Turbofan Engines
Document Number: 2014-14807
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Rolls-Royce plc (RR) RB211 Trent 553-61, 553A2-61, 556-61, 556A2-61, 556B-61, 556B2-61, 560-61, and 560A2-61 turbofan engines. We are issuing this AD to address, through an update to the electronic engine control (EEC) software, multiple risks of uncontained engine failure and damage to the airplane.