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Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-19402
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-09-03
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus SAS Model A350-941 and -1041 airplanes. This AD was prompted by the results of laboratory tests on non-rechargeable lithium batteries installed in certain emergency locator transmitters (ELTs), which highlighted a lack of protection against current injections of 28 volts direct current (DC) or 115 volts alternating current (AC) that could lead to thermal runaway and a battery fire. This AD requires modifying a certain ELT by installing a diode between the ELT and the terminal block, as specified in a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD, which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-19401
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-09-03
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus SAS Model A318 series airplanes; Model A319-111, -112, - 113, -114, -115, -131, -132, and -133 airplanes; Model A320-211, -212, -214, -216, -231, -232, and -233 airplanes; and Model A321-111, -112, - 131, -211, -212, -213, -231, and -232 airplanes. This AD was prompted by a report that cracks were detected on the left-hand (LH) and right- hand (RH) sides of the first rivet hole of the frame (FR) 43 foot coupling during scheduled maintenance. This AD requires a rotating probe test of the fastener holes at FR43 on the LH and RH sides for any cracking, and on-condition actions if necessary, as specified in a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD, which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-19390
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-09-03
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus SAS Model A330-202, -203, -223, -243, -301, -321, -322, -323, -341, -342, and -343 airplanes; and Model A340-200 and -300 series airplanes. This AD was prompted by a report indicating that the allowable load limits on the vertical tail plane could be reached and possibly exceeded in cases of multiple rudder doublet inputs. This AD requires upgrading the flight control data concentrator (FCDC), associated flight control primary computer (FCPC), and flight warning computer (FWC), and activation of the stop rudder input aural warning (SRIW) device, as specified in a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD, which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Dassault Aviation Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-19389
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-09-03
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Dassault Aviation Model Falcon 10 airplanes. This AD was prompted by a report of hydraulic fluid on the ground near the main landing gear (MLG) brake assembly. The hydraulic leakage started in a cracked hydraulic pipe, with the crack likely due to chafing between two hydraulic pipes or between hydraulic pipes and structure. This AD requires an inspection for chafing or interference of certain hydraulic pipes and certain rib passage holes, and, depending on findings, modification or repair, as specified in a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-19387
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-09-03
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain The Boeing Company Model 787-8 and 787-9 airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports that the cabin air compressor (CAC) outlet check valve failed due to fatigue of the aluminum flappers, and exposed the Y-duct to temperatures above its design limit. This AD requires installing new inboard and outboard CAC outlet check valves on the left-side and right-side cabin air conditioning and temperature control system (CACTCS) packs. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-19386
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-09-03
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Airbus SAS Model A350-941 and -1041 airplanes. This AD was prompted by a report of a slat system jam during landing. This AD requires a one- time health check of the slat power control unit (PCU) torque sensing unit (TSU) for discrepancies, and corrective actions if necessary; a detailed inspection of the left-hand (LH) and right-hand (RH) slat transmission systems for discrepancies, and corrective actions if necessary; and LH and RH track 12 slat gear rotary actuator (SGRA) water drainage and vent plug cleaning (which includes an inspection for moisture), as specified in a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD, which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. Turboshaft Engines
Document Number: 2020-19299
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-09-02
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC) PT6B-37A model turboshaft engines with engine serial number PCE-PU0289 and earlier. This AD was prompted by a report of contamination from galvanic corrosion between the fuel control unit (FCU) aluminum body and the steel union fitting causing the loss of engine control, resulting in an engine over-speed condition and subsequent in-flight shutdown (IFSD). This AD requires replacing the FCU with a part eligible for installation. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-19264
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-09-02
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. Model PC-24 airplanes. 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 overheating of the electrical wiring splices close to the right-hand pitot-static connector on frame 10. The FAA is proposing this AD to require actions to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Aviation Research Grants Program
Document Number: 2020-19243
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-01
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 17, 2020. The collection involves information to be collected will be used to and/or is necessary for the purpose of the review, and administration of grants in accordance with applicable Government-wide, and Agency regulations, policies, and procedures.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; National Air Transportation Association (NATA)
Document Number: 2020-19226
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation 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.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Soaring Society of America
Document Number: 2020-19225
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation 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.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; National Air Transportation Association (NATA)
Document Number: 2020-19224
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation 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.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Bald Mountain Air Service
Document Number: 2020-19223
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Verification of Authenticity of Foreign License, Rating, and Medical Certification
Document Number: 2020-19187
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-01
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 04/15/2020. The information is used to identify foreign airmen in order to allow the agency to verify their foreign license when used to qualify for a US certificate. Respondents are holders of foreign licenses wishing to obtain US Certificates.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-19099
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-09-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Airbus SAS Model A300 series airplanes, and Airbus SAS Model A300 B4-600, B4-600R, and F4-600R series airplanes, and Model A300 C4- 605R Variant F airplanes (collectively called Model A300-600 series airplanes). This proposed AD was prompted by reports of cracking at a certain hole location on the left-hand (LH) side of a certain frame (FR). This proposed AD would require repetitive inspections for discrepancies of certain areas in and around the fuselage, as specified in two European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) ADs, which will be incorporated by reference. The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Amendment and Removal of Air Traffic Service (ATS) Routes; Eastern United States
Document Number: 2020-19082
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-09-01
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends 6 jet routes, removes 4 jet routes, and removes 1 high altitude area navigation (RNAV) route in the eastern United States. This action is in support of the Northeast Corridor Atlantic Coast Route Project to improve the efficiency of the National Airspace System (NAS) and reduce dependency on ground-based navigational systems.
Proposed Amendment of Class D and E Airspace; Truckee, CA
Document Number: 2020-19068
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to modify Class E airspace, designated as an extension to Class D or Class E surface airspace, at Truckee-Tahoe Airport. This action also proposes to modify Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface. Lastly, this action proposes an administrative correction to all of the airspace's legal descriptions. This action would ensure the safety and management of instrument flight rule (IFR) operations at the airport.
Membership in the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group
Document Number: 2020-19064
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
By Federal Register notice on April 17, 2020 the National Park Service (NPS) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) invited interested persons to apply to fill three current and three future openings on the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group (NPOAG) to represent air tour operator and environmental concerns and Native American interests. This notice informs the public of the selection made for the vacancies representing air tour operator and environmental concerns and invites persons interested in serving on the NPOAG to apply for the ongoing current opening representing Native American concerns.
Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; Montezuma, GA
Document Number: 2020-18990
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface in Montezuma, GA, due to the decommissioning of the Montezuma non-directional beacon (NDB) and cancellation of the associated approach at Dr. CP Savage Sr. Airport. This action would also update the geographic coordinates of the airport. Controlled airspace is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations in the area.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-18936
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is superseding Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2019-03- 11, which applied to certain Airbus SAS Model A350-941 and -1041 airplanes. AD 2019-03-11 required revising the existing maintenance or inspection program, as applicable, to incorporate new or more restrictive maintenance requirements and airworthiness limitations. This AD requires revising the existing maintenance or inspection program, as applicable, to incorporate new or more restrictive airworthiness limitations as specified in a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD, which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-18930
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus SAS Model A318-111, -112, -121, and -122 airplanes; Model A319-111, -112, -113, -114, -115, -131, -132, and -133 airplanes; Model A320-211, -212, -214, -216, -231, -232, and -233 airplanes; and Model A321-111, -112, -131, -211, -212, -213, -231, and -232 airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports of fatigue cracks on continuity fittings at the lower framing of the front windshield on airplanes on which a certain production modification has been embodied. Additional analysis showed that certain certification requirements for damage tolerance and fatigue are not met on airplanes in a certain post- production modification configuration. This AD requires repetitive high frequency eddy current (HFEC) inspections of the central node windshield area for cracking, and applicable corrective actions if cracking is found, as specified in a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD, which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; Trenton, MO
Document Number: 2020-18921
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Trenton Municipal Airport, Trenton, MO. The FAA is proposing this action as the result of an airspace review caused by the decommissioning of the Trenton non- directional beacon (NDB) which provided navigation information to the instrument procedures at this airport. The geographical coordinates would also be updated to coincide with the FAA's aeronautic database. Airspace redesign is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at this airport.
Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; Burlington, KS
Document Number: 2020-18918
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Coffey County Airport, Burlington, KS. The FAA is proposing this action as the result of an airspace review caused by the decommissioning of the Boyd non- directional beacon (NDB) which provided navigation information to the instrument procedures at this airport.
Amendment of VOR Federal Airways V-24, V-97, and V-171 in the Vicinity of Lone Rock, WI
Document Number: 2020-18862
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal airways V-24, V-97, and V-171 in the vicinity of Lone Rock, WI. These amendments are due to the planned decommissioning of the VOR portion of the Lone Rock, WI, VOR/Distance Measuring Equipment (VOR/DME) navigation aid (NAVAID) which provides navigation guidance for portions of the affected airways. The Lone Rock, WI, VOR is being decommissioned as part of the FAA's VOR Minimum Operational Network (MON) program.
Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; Paris, ID
Document Number: 2020-18823
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to modify the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Bear Lake County Airport, Paris, ID, to accommodate new area navigation (RNAV) procedures at the airport. This action would ensure the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations within the National Airspace System.
Airworthiness Directives; Robinson Helicopter Company
Document Number: 2020-18829
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is superseding Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2019-12-18 for Robinson Helicopter Company (Robinson) Model R44 II helicopters. AD 2019-12-18 required inspecting certain engine air induction hoses (hoses) and replacing any hose that was not airworthy. AD 2019-12-18 also prohibited the installation of certain hoses. This AD continues to require inspecting those previously affected hoses and amends the applicability, clarifies an inspection requirement, adds a requirement to repeat the inspection, and expands the installation prohibition. This AD was prompted by an additional report of separation between the outer and inner hose layers. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-18820
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Airbus SAS Model A330-200, -200 Freighter, and -300 series airplanes. This AD was prompted by a determination that certain inspection procedures specified an incorrect inspection area. This AD requires repetitive detailed inspections of a certain stringer location, and applicable corrective actions if necessary, as specified in European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD 2019-0315, dated December 23, 2019, which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH Helicopters
Document Number: 2020-18696
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to supersede Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2017-07-08 for Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH (Airbus Helicopters) Model MBB-BK 117 D-2 helicopters. AD 2017-07-08 requires repetitively inspecting each engine mount elastomeric bushing (elastomeric bushing). Since the FAA issued AD 2017-07-08, Airbus Helicopters has designed an improved engine mount metal bushing (metal bushing). This proposed AD would retain the inspection requirements of AD 2017-07-08 and would require replacing each affected engine mount bushing with an improved engine mount bushing, while also requiring repetitive inspections of the improved engine mount bushing. This proposed AD would also prohibit installing an elastomeric bushing on any helicopter. The actions of this proposed AD are intended to address an unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Leonardo S.p.A. Helicopters
Document Number: 2020-18620
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is correcting an airworthiness directive (AD) that published in the Federal Register. That AD applies to certain Leonardo S.p.A. (Leonardo) Model AB139, AW139, AW169, and AW189 helicopters. As published, one service bulletin reference in the AD is incorrect. This document corrects that error. In all other respects, the original document remains the same.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Airbus Helicopters S.A.S.
Document Number: 2020-18617
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-25
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation 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.
Proposed Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace and Establishment of Class E Airspace; Fort Riley and Manhattan, KS
Document Number: 2020-18601
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-25
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend the Class D and Class E airspace at Marshall AAF, Fort Riley, KS, and Manhattan Regional Airport, Manhattan, KS, and establish Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Marshall AAF and Freeman Field, Junction City, KS. The FAA is proposing this action as the result of airspace reviews caused by the decommissioning of the Calvary and McDowell Creek non-directional beacons (NDBs). The names and geographic coordinates of airports and navigational aids would also be updated to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database.
Notice of Availability of Categorical Exclusion and Record of Decision (CATEX/ROD) for DCA Airspace Procedures
Document Number: 2020-18584
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-25
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA, Eastern Service Center is issuing this notice to advise the public of the availability of the Categorical Exclusion/ Record of Decision (CATEX/ROD) approving certain airspace procedure changes at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). The FAA reviewed the action and determined it to be categorically excluded from further environmental review. The FAA's Record of Decision also documents the FAA's compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and other special purpose laws.
Airworthiness Directives; Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-18562
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-25
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to supersede Airworthiness Directive (AD) 75- 16-20, which applies to all Mitsubishi Model MU-2B, MU-2B-10, MU-2B-15, MU-2B-20, MU-2B-25, MU-2B-26, MU-2B-30, MU-2B-35, and MU-2B-36 airplanes. AD 75-16-20 requires repetitive inspections of the propeller pitch control (PPC) lever for security and proper rigging. Since the FAA issued AD 75-16-20, the FAA received additional reports of the PPC lever linkage disconnecting at the engine. In addition, Mitsubishi has type certificated additional airplanes that are subject to the unsafe condition. This proposed AD would require modification and repetitive inspections of the PPC lever linkage. The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-18541
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-25
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus SAS Model A350-941 airplanes. This proposed AD was prompted by reports that certain central wing box (CWB) fasteners had rotated inside the fastener holes due to insufficient friction for the application. This proposed AD would require replacement of the affected fasteners, as specified in a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD, which will be incorporated by reference. The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-18540
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-25
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is superseding Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2019-03- 06, which applied to certain The Boeing Company Model 737-300, -400, and -500 series airplanes. AD 2019-03-06 required installing lanyard assemblies on the passenger service units (PSUs) and, for certain airplanes, on the life vest panels. This AD was prompted by a report indicating that the PSUs became separated from their attachments during several survivable accident sequences, and by the determination that additional actions are necessary for five airplanes. This AD retains the requirements of AD 2019-03-06 and also requires installation of lanyard assemblies on the life vest panels on those five airplanes. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-18539
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-25
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Airbus SAS Model A310 series airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports of cracking found at certain fuselage frames. This AD requires repetitive inspections for discrepancies of certain locations in and around the fuselage and applicable corrective actions, as specified in a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD, which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Kotzebue, AK; Correction
Document Number: 2020-18538
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-25
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on July 23, 2020. The rule modified Class E airspace designated as a surface area. The rule also modified Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface and Class E airspace extending upward from 1,200 feet above the surface at Ralph Wien Memorial Airport. The final rule inadvertently included spelling errors within the airport's name in several sections of the Final Rule. This action corrects the spelling errors throughout the final rule document.
Airworthiness Directives; GA8 Airvan (Pty) Ltd Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-18492
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-25
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for GA8 Airvan (Pty) Ltd Models GA8 and GA8-TC320 airplanes. This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) issued 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 a design change to the fuselage strut pick up ribs No. 5 and 6 that requires a reduced life limit. The FAA is issuing this AD to require actions to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-18491
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-25
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain The Boeing Company Model 747-8 and -8F series airplanes, and Model 787-8, -9, and -10 airplanes. This AD requires removing Kathon FP 1.5 biocide from the fuel tanks and engines, installing a fuel limitation placard, and revising the existing airplane flight manual (AFM) to prohibit operation of the airplane with Kathon FP 1.5 biocide in a fuel tank or engine. This AD was prompted by a report indicating that Kathon FP 1.5 biocide added to fuel and running through the engines can lead to significant engine anomalies. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-18489
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-25
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus SAS Model A319-115 and -153N; A320-214, -216, -232, - 251N, -252N, -271N, and -273N; and A321-211, -231, -251N, -253N, -271N, -272N, -251NX, -252NX, -253NX, and -271NX airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports of fuel leaks at the interface of the low pressure shut off valves on the pylon areas of engines 1 and 2 due to improperly installed parts during production. This AD requires a one-time detailed inspection of each low pressure shut off valve on the pylon areas of engines 1 and 2 for correct installation, and replacing the O-rings and torqueing the mounting bolts within specified values as applicable, as specified in a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD 2020- 0148, which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Dassault Aviation Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-18488
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-25
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Dassault Aviation Model MYSTERE-FALCON 900, FALCON 900EX, FALCON 2000, and FALCON 2000EX airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports of loose or missing nuts on the pilot and co-pilot ventral seat belt attachment points. This AD requires a detailed inspection of certain seat belt attaching point nuts for any loose or missing nuts and replacement, as specified in a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD, which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-18487
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-25
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all The Boeing Company Model DC-10-10 and DC-10-10F airplanes, Model DC-10-15 airplanes, Model DC-10-30 and DC-10-30F (KC-10A and KDC- 10) airplanes, Model DC-10-40 and DC-10-40F airplanes, Model MD-10-10F and MD-10-30F airplanes, and Model MD-11 and MD-11F airplanes. This proposed AD was prompted by reports of cracked floor beams and floor beam supports in the area of the overwing exit doors located at certain stations (STA). This proposed AD would require an inspection of the overwing floor beams for any repair, repetitive inspections of the overwing floor beams and floor beam supports at certain STA on the left and right sides for any crack, and applicable on-condition actions. The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Special Conditions: Safran Helicopter Engines, S.A., Arrano 1A Turboshaft Engine Model; 30-Minute All Engines Operating Power Rating
Document Number: 2020-18614
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-24
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
These special conditions are issued for the Safran Helicopter Engines, S.A. (Safran Helicopter Engines), Arrano 1A turboshaft engine model. This engine model will have a novel or unusual design feature when compared to the state of technology envisioned in the airworthiness standards for aircraft engines. This design feature is a 30-minute All Engines Operating (AEO) power rating. The applicable airworthiness regulations do not contain adequate or appropriate safety standards for this design feature. These special conditions contain the additional safety standards that the Administrator considers necessary to establish a level of safety equivalent to that established by the existing airworthiness standards.
Airworthiness Directives; Pacific Aerospace Limited Airplanes
Document Number: 2020-18448
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-24
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Pacific Aerospace Limited Model 750XL airplanes with wing lightning protection panels installed. This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) issued by the aviation authority of another country to identify and correct an unsafe condition on an aviation product. The MCAI describes the unsafe condition as insufficient electrical bonding of the wing lightning protection panels. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Harrison, AR
Document Number: 2020-18379
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-24
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E surface airspace, and Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Boone County Airport, Harrison, AR, due to the decommissioning of the (HRO) RWY 36 Outer Marker (OM) and Compass Locator and cancellation of associated approaches. Controlled airspace is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations in the area. This action also updates the airport's designator by removing the city from the second line of the header.
Waiver of Aeronautical Land Use Assurance: Jim Kelly Field Airport (LXN), Lexington, Nebraska
Document Number: 2020-18365
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-21
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is considering a proposal from the Lexington Airport Authority (sponsor), Lexington, NE, to release a 6.92 acres parcel of land from the federal obligation dedicating it to aeronautical use and to authorize this parcel to be used for revenue-producing, non-aeronautical purposes.
Notice of Request To Release Airport Property
Document Number: 2020-18364
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-21
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the release and sale of two parcels of land at the Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport (LBL), Liberal, Kansas.
MilSpec Products, Inc. Supplemental Type Certificates SA03105AT, SA03108AT, SA03109AT, SA03066AT, SA03084AT, SA03110AT.
Document Number: 2020-18324
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-21
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces that MilSpec Products, Inc. has surrendered to the FAA supplement type certificates SA03105AT, SA03108AT, SA03109AT, SA03066AT, SA03084AT, and SA03110AT. This action is intended to inform all aircraft owners who may possess a product affected by these surrendered certificates.
Establishment of Class E Airspace; Killdeer and New Town, ND
Document Number: 2020-18284
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-20
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Dunn County Weydahl Field, Killdeer, ND, and New Town Municipal Airport, New Town, ND. This action is the result of the new public instrument procedures being established at these airports.
Revocation, Amendment, and Establishment of Multiple Air Traffic Service (ATS) Routes Due to the Decommissioning of the Greene County, MS, VOR
Document Number: 2020-18253
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-20
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action removes Jet Route J-590, amends VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal airways V-11 and V-70, and establishes Area Navigation (RNAV) routes T-362 and T-365. The FAA is taking this action due to the planned decommissioning of the VOR portion of the Greene County, MS (GCV), VOR/Tactical Air Navigation (VORTAC) navigation aid (NAVAID). The Greene County VOR is being decommissioned in support of the FAA's VOR Minimum Operational Network (MON) program.