Federal Aviation Administration September 26, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents
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Notice of Intent of Waiver With Respect to Land
The FAA is considering a proposal to change 55.4 acres of airport land from aeronautical use to non-aeronautical use and to authorize the sale of airport property Rantoul National Aviation Center-Frank Elliott Field, Rantoul, Illinois. The aforementioned land is not needed for aeronautical use. The parcels are located east of Pacesetter Drive and Galaxy Drive on Rantoul National Aviation Center- Frank Elliott Field. The Village of Rantoul has determined that the parcels are no longer needed for the direct operations of the airport.
Proposed Primary Category Design Standards; Vertical Aviation Technologies (VAT) Model S-52L Rotorcraft
This notice announces the existence of and requests comments on the proposed airworthiness design standards for acceptance of the Vertical Aviation Technologies (VAT) Model S-52L rotorcraft under the regulations for primary category aircraft.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Disclosure of Seat Dimensions To Facilitate the Use of Child Safety Seats on Airplanes During Passenger-Carrying Operations
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) invites public comments about our intention to request Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The collection involves each passenger carrying air carrier operating under part 121 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, to post on the internet website of the air carrier the maximum dimensions of a child safety seat that can be used on those aircraft. The information to be collected will be used to facilitate the use of child restraint systems onboard airplanes and is required by section 412 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-Day comment period soliciting comments on the renewal of this previously approved information collection was published on July 25, 2018. No comments were received.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Revised Approval of Information Collection Certification Procedures for Products and Parts
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 a previously approved information collection. Applicable federal regulations prescribe certification standards for aircraft, aircraft engines, propellers appliances and parts. The information collected is used to determine compliance and applicant eligibility. The respondents are aircraft parts designers, manufacturers, and aircraft owners.
Establishment of Class E Airspace; Glen Ullin, ND
This action establishes Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Glen Ullin Regional Airport, Glen Ullin, ND. Controlled airspace is necessary to accommodate new standard instrument approach procedures developed at Glen Ullin Regional Airport, for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at this airport.
Airworthiness Directives; CFM International S.A. Turbofan Engines
The FAA withdraws an NPRM that published on August 25, 2017 regarding an unsafe condition involving certain CFM International CFM56-7B turbofan engines. The agency subsequently determined that the identified unsafe condition was not adequately addressed by the proposed actions and published two final rules that adequately address the identified unsafe condition.
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
We are superseding Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2010-25-06, which applied to certain The Boeing Company Model 737-200, -300, -400, and -500 series airplanes. AD 2010-25-06 required repetitive inspections for cracking of certain fuselage frames and stub beams, and corrective actions if necessary. AD 2010-25-06 also provided for an optional repair, which terminated the repetitive inspections. For airplanes on which a certain repair was done, AD 2010-25-06 also required repetitive inspections for cracking of certain fuselage frames and stub beams, and corrective actions if necessary. This AD retains the actions required by AD 2010-25-06 and expands the inspection area. This AD was prompted by additional cracking found in areas not covered by the inspections in AD 2010-25-06. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; 328 Support Services GmbH (Type Certificate Previously Held by AvCraft Aerospace GmbH; Fairchild Dornier GmbH; Dornier Luftfahrt GmbH) Airplanes
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all 328 Support Services GmbH Model 328-100 and -300 airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports indicating corrosion on the horizontal stabilizer bearing supports at the contact surface to the horizontal stabilizer rear spar. This AD requires inspections for corrosion and any other damage (i.e., cracking and chafing) of the horizontal stabilizer rear bearing supports, replacement of the affected horizontal stabilizer rear bearing supports if necessary, and modification of the horizontal stabilizer rear spar. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., Airplanes
We are superseding Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2015-17-04, which applied to certain Bombardier, Inc., Model CL-600-2C10 (Regional Jet Series 700, 701, & 702), Model CL-600-2D15 (Regional Jet Series 705), and Model CL-600-2D24 (Regional Jet Series 900) airplanes. AD 2015-17-04 required replacement of left and right fixed control rods and lever assemblies of the elevator control system. This AD adds a detailed visual inspection of the key washers and self-locking nuts of the elevator control linkages and corrective actions if necessary. This AD was prompted by reports of a disconnect between the elevator lever and control rod and a report indicating that certain revisions of the service information were missing instructions for proper installation of certain key washers. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.