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Petitions for Exemption; Summary of Petitions Received; Disposition of Petitions Issued

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.


Notice of petitions for exemption received and of dispositions of prior petitions.


Pursuant to FAA's rulemaking provisions governing the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for exemption (14 CFR Part 11), this notice contains a summary of certain petitions seeking relief from specified requirements of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR Chapter I), dispositions of certain petitions previously received, and corrections. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of any petition or its final disposition.


Comments on petitions received must identify the petition docket number involved and must be received on or before July 24, 2000.


Send comments on any petition in triplicate to: Federal Aviation Administration, Office of the Chief Counsel, Attn: Rule Docket (AGC-200), Petition Docket No._, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, D.C. 20591.

The petition, any comments received, and a copy of any final disposition are filed in the assigned regulatory docket and are available for examination in the Rules Docket (AGC-200), Room 915G, FAA Headquarters Building (FOB 10A), 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, D.C. 20591; telephone (202) 267-3132.

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Cherie Jack (202) 267-7271, Forest Rawls (202) 267-8033, or Vanessa Wilkins (202) 267-8029 Office of Rulemaking (ARM-1), Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591.

This notice is published pursuant to paragraphs (c), (e), and (g) of § 11.27 of Part 11 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR Part 11).

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Issued in Washington, D.C., on July 10, 2000.

Donald P. Byrne,

Assistant Chief Counsel for Regulations.

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Petitions for Exemption

Docket No.: 013SW

Petitioner: ERA Aviation, Inc.

Section of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR § 29.1

Description of Relief Sought: To allow certification as a Category B rotorcraft with a maximum weight of 20,500 pounds and 10 or more passenger seats.

Docket No.: 30085

Petitioner: MD Helicopters, Inc.

Section of the FAR Affected: 14 CFR § H36.105(c)(1)

Description of Relief Sought: To permit MDHI to use 0.9vNE, never to exceed, flyover airspeed, instead of the traditional options of 0.9VH (airspeed at maximum continuous power) or 0.45 VH+65 knots, whichever is less, for level flvoyer noise certification tests of its Model MD900 helicopter.

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[FR Doc. 00-17785 Filed 7-12-00; 8:45 am]