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

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.Start Printed Page 79153


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 in triplicate to: Federal Aviation Administration, Office of the Chief Counsel, Attn: Rule Docket (AGC-200), Petition Docket No. __, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 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, DC 20591; telephone (202) 267-3132.

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

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

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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.: 17145.

Petitioner: United Airlines.

Section of the 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR 121.665 and 121.697(a) and (b).

Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To permit UAL to use computerized load manifests that bear the printed name and position of the person responsible for loading the aircraft, instead of that person's signature. Grant, 10/26/00, Exemption No. 2466L.

Docket No.: 24237.

Petitioner: Department of the Air Force.

Section of the 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR 91.177(a)(2) and 19.179(b)(1).

Description of Relief Sought/Disposition: To permit the Air Force to conduct low-level operations without complying with en route minimum altitudes for flight under instrument flight rules (IFR) or direction of flight requirements for IFR en route segments in uncontrolled airspace. The amendment you request would allow the United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC), 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (160th SOAR) to operate under Exemption No. 4371, as amended, when the 160th SOAR and the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) are conducting joint operations. Grant, 10/25/00, Exemption No. 4371F.

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[FR Doc. 00-32185 Filed 12-15-00; 8:45 am]