Federal Aviation Administration May 19, 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Gus Christopher Toulatos
Document Number: 2015-12089
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-19
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. 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.
Prohibition of Fixed-Wing Special Visual Flight Rules Operations at Washington-Dulles International Airport; Withdrawal
Document Number: 2015-12047
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-05-19
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is withdrawing a previously published direct final rule that would have prohibited fixed-wing special visual flight rules operations at Washington-Dulles International Airport. The FAA is withdrawing this action because it has received an adverse comment.
Modification of Class D and Class E Airspace; Pasco, WA
Document Number: 2015-12019
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-05-19
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies the Class D and Class E airspace at Tri- Cities Airport, Pasco, WA. Controlled airspace is necessary to accommodate the new Area Navigation (RNAV) Global Positioning System (GPS) standard instrument approach procedures at the airport. This action, initiated by the biennial review of the Pasco, WA, enhances the safety and management of IFR operations at the airport.