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Amendment of United States Area Navigation (RNAV) Route T-267; Nome, AK
Document Number: 2022-17914
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-22
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends United States Area Navigation (RNAV) route T-267 in the vicinity of Nome, AK, in support of a large and comprehensive T-route modernization project for the state of Alaska.
Amendment to United States Area Navigation Route (RNAV) T-227; Fairbanks, AK
Document Number: 2022-17913
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-22
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends RNAV route T-227 in the vicinity of Fairbanks, AK, in support of a large and comprehensive T-route modernization project for the state of Alaska.
Airworthiness Directives; BAE Systems (Operations) Limited Airplanes
Document Number: 2022-17985
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-22
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all BAE Systems (Operations) Limited Model BAe 146 series airplanes. This proposed AD was prompted by a finding that when the autopilot is engaged, the architecture of the autopilot system does not automatically disconnect the autopilot in response to pilot application of a pitch input or when the electric pitch trim switch on either pilot control wheel is operated. This proposed AD would require modifying the autopilot engagement circuit. The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a New Approval of Information Collection
Document Number: 2022-17821
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-19
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 for a new information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on March 18th, 2022. The collection involves required responses to questions regarding an individual's identity in order to gain access to U.S. Federal Government web applications. The information to be collected will be used to verify the requestor's identity and create a user account.
Amendment of the Class D and Class E Airspace; Victoria, TX
Document Number: 2022-17760
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-19
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends the Class D and Class E airspace at Victoria, TX. The FAA is taking this action due to a biennial airspace review. The geographic coordinates of the airport are also being updated to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Canada Limited Partnership (Type Certificate Previously Held by C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership (CSALP); Bombardier, Inc.) Airplanes
Document Number: 2022-17789
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus Canada Limited Partnership Model BD-500-1A10 and BD-500- 1A11 airplanes. This AD was prompted by a dual-engine automatic shutdown on landing. This AD requires revising the existing airplane flight manual (AFM) to incorporate a new normal procedure and revised non-normal procedures, as specified in a Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) AD, which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Amendment of United States Area Navigation (RNAV) Route T-233; Kotzebue, AK
Document Number: 2022-17512
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends United States Area Navigation (RNAV) route T-233 in the vicinity of Kotzebue, AK, in support of a large and comprehensive T-route modernization project for the state of Alaska.
Airworthiness Directives; Gulfstream Aerospace LP (Type Certificate Previously Held by Israel Aircraft Industries, Ltd.) Airplanes
Document Number: 2022-17119
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Gulfstream Aerospace LP Model Gulfstream G200 airplanes. This proposed AD was prompted by reports that wing flap fairing debonding and corrosion were discovered at certain areas of the lower skin on both wings. This proposed AD requires an inspection for corrosion in certain areas of the wing skin fairings, additional inspections if necessary, resealing the fairings with new fillet seal, and applicable corrective actions, as specified in the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel (CAAI) AD, which is proposed for incorporation by reference. The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Amendment of United States Area Navigation (RNAV) Route T-229; Point Hope, AK
Document Number: 2022-17513
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends United States Area Navigation (RNAV) route T-229 in the vicinity of Point Hope, AK, in support of a large and comprehensive T-route modernization project for the state of Alaska.
Amendment of Jet Routes J-82 and J-94; Extension of Area Navigation (RNAV) Route Q-122; Amendment of VOR Federal Airways V-100, V-138, V-456, and V-505; Removal of VOR Federal Airway V-462; and Removal of the Fort Dodge, IA, Domestic Low Altitude Reporting Point; in the Vicinity of Fort Dodge, IA
Document Number: 2022-17511
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Jet Routes J-82 and J-94, RNAV route Q-122, and VOR Federal airways V-100, V-138, V-456, and V-505; and removes VOR Federal airway V-462 and the Fort Dodge, IA, Domestic Low Altitude Reporting Point. This action is necessary due to the planned decommissioning of the VOR portion of the Fort Dodge, IA, VOR/Tactical Air Navigation (VORTAC), which provides navigation guidance to portions of the affected Air Traffic Service (ATS) routes. The Fort Dodge VOR is being decommissioned as part of the FAA's VOR Minimum Operational Network (VOR MON) program.
Proposed Revocation of Class E Airspace; Stratford, TX
Document Number: 2022-17563
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to remove the Class E airspace at Stratford, TX. The FAA is proposing this action due to the cancellation of the instrument procedures at the associated airport, and the airspace no longer being required.
Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; Eagle Lake, TX
Document Number: 2022-17562
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend the Class E airspace at Eagle Lake, TX. The FAA is proposing this action due to an airspace review conducted as part of the decommissioning of the Eagle Lake very high frequency (VHF) omnidirectional range (VOR) as part of the VOR Minimal Operational Network (MON) Program. The geographic coordinates of the airport would also be updated to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database.
NextGen Advisory Committee: Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment
Document Number: 2022-17680
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-17
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces a solicitation for nominations for membership on the NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC).
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2022-17436
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain The Boeing Company Model 767-200, -300, -300F, and -400ER series airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports of burned Boeing Material Specification (BMS) 8-39 urethane foam, which is a material with fire-retardant properties that deteriorate with age. This AD requires replacing certain BMS 8-39 foam pads with Nomex felt in certain areas, removing certain BMS 8-39 foam pads in a certain area (which includes a general visual inspection to find BMS 8-39 foam pads), and inspecting the corner seals to determine if the corner seals were replaced, and replacing affected corner seals. This AD also prohibits the installation of BMS 8-39 urethane foam seal in certain locations. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Amendment of Area Navigation (RNAV) Route Q-136; MI
Document Number: 2022-17409
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends the description of Area Navigation (RNAV) route Q-136 by changing the name of the ``BAACN'', IA, waypoint (WP) to ``DIYAP''. The FAA is taking this action due to a similarly pronounced and sounding Fix (BACNN, MO) located approximately 55 nautical miles (NM) southwest of the BAACN WP which contributes to communications errors resulting from the similar-sounding Fix and WP names in radio communications. In addition, the FAA is making minor editorial changes to the Q-136 route description to standardize the format.
Establishment of United States Area Navigation (RNAV) Route T-367; St. Mary's, AK
Document Number: 2022-17408
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes United States Area Navigation (RNAV) route T-367 in the vicinity of St. Mary's, AK, in support of a large and comprehensive T-route modernization project for the state of Alaska.
Agency Information Collection: Activity for OMB Review: Agency Request for Reinstatement of a Previously Approved Information Collection: 2120-0705, Hazardous Materials Training Requirements
Document Number: 2022-17585
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-16
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the FAA invites the general public, industry and other governmental parties to comment about its intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to reinstate the information collection request (ICR) OMB No. 2120-0705, Hazardous Materials Training Requirements. The ICR previously approved by OMB expired on July 31, 2022. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments that was published on June 10, 2022 received no public comments. This collection involves the FAA's certification process requirements for operators and repair stations that are required to submit documentation related to hazardous materials training programs.
Proposed Establishment of Area Navigation (RNAV) Routes; Northeast United States
Document Number: 2022-17206
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-15
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to establish three low altitude United States Area Navigation (RNAV) routes (T-routes) in support of the VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Minimum Operational Network (MON) Program. The purpose is to enhance the efficiency of the National Airspace System (NAS) by transitioning from a ground-based to a satellite-based navigation system.
Proposed Amendment of VOR Federal Airways; Northeast United States
Document Number: 2022-17208
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-15
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to modify VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal airways V-35 and V-260 in support of the FAA's VOR Minimum Operational Network (MON) program.
Proposed Amendment and Establishment of Area Navigation (RNAV) Routes; Eastern United States
Document Number: 2022-17207
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-15
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend five area navigation (RNAV) routes (T-224, T-314, T-315, T-325, and Q-68), and establish two RNAV routes (T-303, and T-360). These routes would support the FAA VOR Minimum Operational Network (MON) program, and would expand the availability of RNAV routing in the National Airspace System (NAS).
Proposed Amendment and Revocation of VOR Federal Airways; Eastern United States
Document Number: 2022-17210
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-15
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to modify five VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal airways, and remove one airway. This action supports the FAA's VOR Minimum Operational Network (MON) program.
Amendment of United States Area Navigation Route (RNAV) T-222; Bethel, AK
Document Number: 2022-17211
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-15
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action corrects a final rule published by the FAA in the Federal Register on June 30, 2022, that amends United States Area Navigation (RNAV) route T-222 in the vicinity of Bethel, AK, in support of a large and comprehensive T-route modernization project for the state of Alaska. The final rule identified the CABOT, AK, and IKUFU, AK, route points as waypoints (WPs), in error. This action makes editorial corrections to all references of the CABOT, AK, and IKUFU, AK, WPs to change them to be reflected as Fixes and match the FAA's aeronautical database information.
Proposed Amendment and Establishment of Area Navigation (RNAV) Routes; Northeast United States
Document Number: 2022-17209
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-15
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend three low altitude Area Navigation (RNAV) routes (T-routes), and establish three T-routes to augment the VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Minimum Operational Network (MON) Program. The purpose is to enhance the efficiency of the National Airspace System (NAS) by transitioning from a ground-based to a satellite-based navigation system.
Airworthiness Directives; Bell Textron Canada Limited (Type Certificate Previously Held by Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited) Helicopters
Document Number: 2022-17140
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-15
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to supersede Airworthiness Directive (AD) 99- 23-18, AD 2005-03-07, AD 2013-12-07, and AD 2014-04-07, which apply to certain Bell Helicopter Textron Canada (now Bell Textron Canada Limited) Model 407 helicopters. AD 99-23-18 requires revising the life limits for certain parts, replacing each part that has exceeded its life limit, and revising the Airworthiness Limitation Section (ALS) of the existing maintenance manual. AD 2005-03-07 requires establishing a maximum accumulated Retirement Index Number (RIN) count for certain crosstube assemblies and revising the ALS of the existing maintenance manual. AD 2013-12-07 requires inspecting the tailboom assembly for a crack, loose rivet, or other damage and depending on the inspection results, replacing certain parts. AD 2014-04-07 requires preflight checking, repetitively inspecting for a crack in certain tailbooms, modifying and re-identifying certain tailbooms, installing an improved horizontal stabilizer assembly, and revising the ALS of the existing maintenance manual. Since the FAA issued those ADs, a report was received of a crack on the tailboom lower skin due to fatigue damage and new and more restrictive airworthiness limitations have been issued. This proposed AD would require incorporating into existing maintenance records requirements (airworthiness limitations) as specified in the ALS service information. The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace; Norway, ME, and Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; Oxford, ME
Document Number: 2022-17176
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-15
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to establish Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Stephens Memorial Hospital Heliport, Norway, ME, to accommodate area navigation (RNAV) global positioning system (GPS) standard instrument approach procedures (SIAPs) serving this heliport. Also, this action proposes to amend Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface for Oxford County Regional Airport, Oxford, ME, by updating the airport's geographic coordinates, and removing unnecessary verbiage from the airport description. 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: 2022-17159
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-15
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 a report that the path for the grounding wire of the engine fire shut off valve (FSOV) is routed through the wing trailing edge, which is not the shortest path available. This proposed AD would require modifying the wiring between the inboard fixed leading edge in the wing and in the forward cargo compartment on the left- and right- hand sides, as specified in a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD, which is proposed for incorporation by reference. The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., Airplanes
Document Number: 2022-17122
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier, Inc., Model BD-700-1A10 and BD-700-1A11 airplanes. This proposed AD was prompted by reports of the passenger door failing to dampen during opening at regularly scheduled maintenance checks, causing the door to open more rapidly than normal. An investigation found that a contributing factor was erroneous aircraft maintenance manual (AMM) procedures. This proposed AD would prohibit using certain versions of certain aircraft maintenance manual (AMM) tasks for the passenger door. The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (Type Certificate Previously Held by Bombardier, Inc.) Airplanes
Document Number: 2022-17120
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited Model DHC-8-402 airplanes. This proposed AD was prompted by an investigation that found that the actual operating temperatures within the integrated flight cabinet (IFC) were significantly higher than anticipated during certification. This proposed AD would require a design change to improve the integrated flight cabinet (IFC) cooling capacity. The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Proposed Establishment of Class D Airspace, and Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; Selma, AL.
Document Number: 2022-17129
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to establish Class D airspace for Craig Field, Selma, AL, as a new air traffic control tower will service the airport. This action would also amend Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface by updating the radius and geographic coordinates of the airport. Controlled airspace is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations in the area.
Public Notice of Airport Improvement Program Property Release; Spokane International Airport, Spokane, Washington
Document Number: 2022-17326
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
Notice is being given that the FAA is considering a request from the City and County of Spokane, Washington to waive the Airport Improvement Program property requirements for approximately 108 acres of airport property located at Spokane International Airport, Spokane, Washington.
Amendment of Multiple Air Traffic Service (ATS) Routes and Establishment of Area Navigation (RNAV) Routes in the Vicinity of Liberal, KS
Document Number: 2022-17030
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action corrects a final rule published by the FAA in the Federal Register on June 30, 2022, that amends Jet Routes J-19, J-20, J-52, J-98, J-134, and J-231, RNAV route Q-176, and VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal airways V-210, V-234, V-350, and V-507; and establishes RNAV routes T-418 and T-431. The final rule identified the KENTO, NM, route point as a waypoint (WP), in error. This action makes editorial corrections to all references of the KENTO, NM, waypoint (WP) to change them to the KENTO, NM, Fix to match the FAA's aeronautical database information.
Establishment of United States Area Navigation (RNAV) Route T-435; Sand Point, AK
Document Number: 2022-16948
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is correcting a final rule that published in the Federal Register on June 28, 2022, that established RNAV route T-435 in the vicinity of Sandy Point, AK. In the description of T-435, the final rule identified the RAYMD, AK route point as a waypoint (WP), in error. This action makes editorial corrections to all references of the RAYMD, AK, WP to change them to the RAYMD, AK, Fix to match the FAA's aeronautical database information.
Establishment of United States Area Navigation (RNAV) Route T-390; St. Paul Island, AK
Document Number: 2022-16947
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is correcting a final rule published in the Federal Register on July 11, 2022, that established RNAV route T-390 in the vicinity of St. Paul Island, AK. In the description of T-390, the final rule identified the ZEBUV, AK route point as a waypoint (WP), in error. This action makes an editorial corrections to all references of the ZEBUV, AK, WP to change them to the ZEBUV, AK, Fix to match the FAA's aeronautical database information.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Helicopters
Document Number: 2022-16776
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Airbus Helicopters Model SA-365N, SA-365N1, AS-365N2, AS 365 N3, EC 155B, and EC155B1 helicopters. This proposed AD was prompted by reports of the cockpit doors failing to open after ditching with inflated floats on certain helicopters equipped with an emergency flotation system (EFS). This proposed AD would require revising the existing Rotorcraft Flight Manual (RFM) for your helicopter, installing placards, and depending on your model helicopter, modification of the jettisoning system, as specified in a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD, which is proposed for incorporation by reference (IBR). The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; Bloomfield, IA
Document Number: 2022-17051
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend the Class E airspace at Bloomfield, IA. The FAA is proposing this action as the result of an airspace review as part of the decommissioning of the Bloomfield non- directional beacon (NDB).
Modification of Class E Airspace; Coeur D'Alene-Pappy Boyington Field, ID; Correction
Document Number: 2022-16965
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-12
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on June 10, 2022. The rule modified the Class E surface airspace, and the Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Coeur D'AlenePappy Boyington Field, ID. The final rule's Class E5 airspace legal description was missing verbiage. This action adds that missing verbiage to correct the Class E5 airspace legal description.
Accepted Means of Compliance; Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft
Document Number: 2022-16997
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This document announces the acceptance of a means of compliance (MOC) in accordance with a rule issued by the FAA on January 21, 2021, that went into effect on April 21, 2021. The Administrator accepts ASTM, International (ASTM) F3586-22, with additions identified in this document as an acceptable means, but not the only means, of demonstrating compliance with the requirements for producing standard remote identification unmanned aircraft and remote identification broadcast modules.
NextGen Advisory Committee; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2022-17205
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces a meeting of the NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC).
NextGen Advisory Committee; Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2022-17062
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is issuing this notice to advise the public of the renewal of the NAC for two years. The Secretary of Transportation established the NAC under agency authority in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended. The Secretary determined the NAC is necessary and is in the public interest. The nature and purpose of the NAC is to seek resolution of issues and challenges involving concepts, requirements, operational capabilities, the associated use of technology, and related considerations to aeronautical operations that affect the future of the Air Traffic Management System and the integration of new technologies.
Airworthiness Directives; Learjet, Inc., Airplanes
Document Number: 2022-16680
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Learjet, Inc., Model 45 airplanes. This proposed AD was prompted by a determination that new or more restrictive airworthiness limitations are necessary. This proposed AD would require revising the existing inspection program to incorporate reduced inspection intervals for the anti-ice manifold assembly. The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2022-16612
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain The Boeing Company Model 737-700, 737-800, 747-400, 747-8, 767- 400ER, and 777-200 airplanes. This AD was prompted by a report that there is the potential for electrical current to pass through low pressure (LP) oxygen flex-hoses in the gaseous passenger oxygen system. This AD requires replacing each conductive oxygen flex-hose installed on LP gaseous passenger oxygen systems with a serviceable non- conductive oxygen flex-hose. This AD also prohibits installation of a conductive oxygen flex-hose on LP gaseous passenger oxygen systems. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2022-16607
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain The Boeing Company Model 747-400 series airplanes. This AD was prompted by a report that after a certain circuit breaker tripped, power to the two pitot-static (P/S) probe heaters on the right-hand side was lost, and the flightcrew discovered conflicting procedures in the flightcrew operations manual/quick reference handbook (FCOM/QRH). This AD requires revising the existing airplane flight manual (AFM) to incorporate procedures to be applied during P/S probe heater failure conditions. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Helicopters
Document Number: 2022-16887
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-08-11
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus Helicopters (Airbus) Model SA330J helicopters. This proposed AD was prompted by a report of restricted movement of the collective lever caused by incidental contact of the secondary stop cover due to a loosened rivet. This proposed AD would require removing the plate of the collective lever secondary stop and replacing it with self-adhesive tape to cover the stop support and decrease the risk of resistance on the rotor flight controls, as specified in a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD, which is proposed for incorporation by reference (IBR). The FAA is proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Helicopter Association International
Document Number: 2022-16964
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-08
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 nor omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Membership in the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group
Document Number: 2022-16909
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-08
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Park Service (NPS) invite interested persons to apply to fill one current and one upcoming vacancy on the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group (NPOAG). This notice invites interested persons to apply for the current and upcoming openings. The current opening is for a representative of Native American tribes. The upcoming opening is for a representative of environmental concerns.
Special Conditions: Dassault Aviation Model Falcon 6X Airplane; Flight Envelope Protection: Normal Load-Factor (g) Limiting
Document Number: 2022-16904
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-08
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
These special conditions are issued for the Dassault Aviation (Dassault) Model Falcon 6X airplane. This airplane will have a novel or unusual design feature when compared to the state of technology envisioned in the airworthiness standards for transport category airplanes. This design feature is an electronic flight-control system (EFCS) that incorporates full-time, normal load-factor limiting, designed to prevent the pilot from inadvertently or intentionally exceeding the positive or negative airplane limit load factor. 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.
Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 2022-16706
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-08
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This rule establishes, amends, suspends, or removes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPS) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure procedures (ODPs) for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of the adoption of new or revised criteria, or because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System, such as the commissioning of new navigational facilities, adding new obstacles, or changing air traffic requirements. These changes are designed to provide safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under instrument flight rules at the affected airports.
Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 2022-16707
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-08
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This rule amends, suspends, or removes Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Minimums and Obstacle Departure Procedures for operations at certain airports. These regulatory actions are needed because of the adoption of new or revised criteria, or because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System, such as the commissioning of new navigational facilities, adding new obstacles, or changing air traffic requirements. These changes are designed to provide for the safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace and to promote safe flight operations under instrument flight rules at the affected airports.
Extension of the Requirement for Helicopters To Use the New York North Shore Helicopter Route; Correction
Document Number: 2022-16963
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-08-05
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This document corrects an interim final rule with request for comment that intended to extend the expiration date of the rule requiring pilots operating civil helicopters under Visual Flight Rules to use the New York North Shore Helicopter Route when operating along the northern shoreline of Long Island, New York. This correction effectuates that extension.