Federal Aviation Administration April 23, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH Helicopters
Document Number: 2020-08623
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-23
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH Model MBB-BK 117 D-2 helicopters. This proposed AD was prompted by the discovery that certain longitudinal trim actuators, lateral trim actuators, and yaw trim actuators, which are certified for installation on MBB-BK117 C-2 helicopters, were erroneously listed as eligible for installation on MBB-BK 117 D-2 helicopters. This proposed AD would require removing the affected parts from service and prohibit installing the affected parts on MBB-BK 117 D-2 helicopters. The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Leonardo S.p.a. Helicopters
Document Number: 2020-08622
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-23
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Leonardo S.p.a. (Leonardo) Model A109E, A109S, and AW109SP helicopters. This proposed AD would require inspecting each fire extinguisher bottle for a crack. This proposed AD was prompted by a report of a cracked fire extinguisher bottle. The actions of this proposed AD are intended to address an unsafe condition on these helicopters.
Deadlines for Notice of Intent and Submission of Final Grant Application for Airport Improvement Program Primary, Cargo, and Nonprimary Entitlement Funds Available to Date for Fiscal Year 2020
Document Number: 2020-08587
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-23
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action announces the extension to May 4, 2020, and to Monday, June 15, 2020, respectively, of the deadlines for an airport sponsor to give notice of intent to use Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Airport Improvement Program (AIP) entitlement funds and to submit a final grant application.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Helicopters
Document Number: 2020-08583
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-23
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus Helicopters Model AS-365N2, AS 365N3, EC 155B, EC155B1, and SA-365N1 helicopters. This proposed AD would require modifying the main gearbox (MGB) tail rotor (T/R) drive flange installation. This proposed AD was prompted by several reported occurrences of loss of tightening torque of the Shur-Lok nut, which serves as a retainer of the T/R drive flange. The actions of this proposed AD are intended to address an unsafe condition on these products.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Dealer's Aircraft Registration Certificate Application
Document Number: 2020-08567
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-23
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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The collection involves submission of an AC Form 8050-5, Dealer's Aircraft Registration Certificate Application, by companies or individuals to obtain a Dealer's Aircraft Registration Certificate, which allows operation of an aircraft instead of obtaining a permanent aircraft registration certificate. The information collection is necessary for a dealer to operate an aircraft without a permanent aircraft registration certificate and to comply with statutory and regulatory requirements.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Recording of Aircraft Conveyances and Security Documents
Document Number: 2020-08566
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-23
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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The collection involves a lienholder returning an AC Form 8050-41, Notice of RecordationAircraft Security Conveyance with Part IIRelease completed to the Civil Aviation Registry, Aircraft Registration Branch (Registry), to release a recorded lien. This information is necessary to show satisfaction of a recorded lien and to comply with statutory and regulatory requirements.
Revocation of VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal Airway V-61 and Amendment of Area Navigation Route T-286 Due to the Decommissioning of the Robinson, KS, VOR
Document Number: 2020-08556
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-23
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action changes the effective date of a final rule published in the Federal Register on March 9, 2020, removing VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal airway V-61 and extending area navigation (RNAV) route T-286 in its place due to the planned decommissioning of the Robinson, KS, VOR navigation aid (NAVAID). The FAA is delaying the effective date to coincide with the slipped decommissioning date of the Robinson VOR to September 10, 2020, and the anticipated completion of pre-requisite air traffic control (ATC) training necessary to safely implement new air traffic procedures necessary to adopt the rule amendments.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Helicopters (Previously Eurocopter France)
Document Number: 2020-08531
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-23
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is superseding Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2008-24-04 for Eurocopter France (now Airbus Helicopters) Model AS355E, AS355F, AS355F1, AS355F2, and AS355N helicopters. AD 2008-24-04 required repetitively inspecting the lubricating pump and checking the magnetic chip detector plug (chip detector) and the main gearbox (MGB) oil-sight glass. This new AD retains the requirements of AD 2008-24-04 and allows the option of altering the MGB oil flow distribution as a terminating action for the inspections. This AD was prompted by an alteration developed by Airbus Helicopters of the MGB oil flow distribution that corrects the unsafe condition. The actions of this AD are intended to address an unsafe condition on these products.