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Petitions for Exemption; Summary of Petitions Received; Dispositions 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 part 11 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), this notice contains a summary of certain petitions seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR, 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 January 8, 2001.


Send comments on any petition to the Docket Management System, U.S. Department of Transportation, Room Plaza 401, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590-0001. You must identify the docket number FAA-2000-XXXX at the beginning of your comments. If you wish to receive confirmation that FAA received your comments, include a self-addressed, stamped postcard.

You may also submit comments through the Internet to You may review the public docket containing the petition, any comments received, and any final disposition in person in the Dockets Office between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The Dockets Office (telephone 1-800-647-5527) is on the plaza level of the NASSIF Building at the Department of Transportation at the above address. Also, you may review public dockets on the Internet at

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Forest Rawls (202) 267-8033, or Vanessa Wilkins (202) 267-8029, Office of Rulemaking (ARM-1), Federal Aviation Administration, 8000 Start Printed Page 79152Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591.

This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85 and 11.91 of Part 11.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on December 13, 2000.

Donald P. Byrne,

Assistant Chief Counsel for Regulations.

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Dispositions of Petitions

Docket No.: FAA-2000-8063.

Petitioner: Eagle Canyon Airlines, Inc. dba Scenic Airlines.

Section of 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR 121.345(c)(2).

Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To permit Scenic Air to operate certain aircraft under part 121 without a TSO-C112 (Mode S) transponder installed on those aircraft. In your letter, you include a revised list of Scenic Air aircraft to be covered by the extension. Grant, 10/13/2000, Exemption No. 6839A

Docket No.: FAA-2000-8048.

Petitioner: Western North Carolina Pilots Association, Inc.

Section of 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR 135.251, 135.255, 135.353 and appendixes I and J to part 121.

Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To permit WNCPA to conduct local sightseeing flights at Asheville Regional Airport, Asheville, North Carolina, for its two-day Fall Color Scenic Rides in October 2000, for compensation or hire, without complying with certain anti-drug and alcohol misuse prevention requirements of part 135. Grant, 10/20/2000, Exemption No. 7371

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[FR Doc. 00-32183 Filed 12-15-00; 8:45 am]