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Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee Meeting on Transport Airplane and Engine Issues

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.


Notice of public meeting.


This notice announces a public meeting of the FAA's Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ARAC) to discuss transport airplane and engine (TAE) issues.


The meeting is scheduled for March 27-28, 2001, beginning at 8:30 a.m. on March 27. Arrange for oral presentations by March 16.


Department of Transportation, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC. The meeting will be held in room 3328 on March 27 and in rooms 6332-6336 on March 28.

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Effie M. Upshaw, Office of Rulemaking, ARM-209, FAA, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591, Telephone (202) 267-7626, Fax (202) 267-5075, or e-mail at effie.

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Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463; 5 U.S.C. app. III), notice is given of an ARAC meeting to be held March 27-28, 2000, in Washington, DC.

The agenda will include:

March 27, 2001, Room 3328

  • Opening Remarks
  • FAA Report
  • Joint Aviation Authorities Report
  • Transport Canada Report
  • Harmonization Management Team Report
  • Executive Committee Report
  • Human Factors Harmonization Working Group (HWG) Report
  • Seat Test HWG Report
  • Design for Security HWG Report
  • Flight Guidance System HWG Report
  • System Design and Analysis HWG Report
  • Engine HWG Report
  • Continued Airworthiness Assessment Methodology Working Group report
  • Flight Test HWG Report
  • Electromagnetic Effects HWG Report
  • Powerplant systems HWG Report
  • Mechanical Systems HWG Report

March 28, 2001, Rooms 6332-6236

  • General Structures HWG Report
  • Airworthiness Assurance Working Group Report
  • Extended range with Two-Engine Aircraft (ETOPS) Tasking Update
  • Ice Protection HWG Report
  • Loads & Dynamics HWG Report
  • Flight Controls HWG Report
  • Avionics Systems HWG Report
  • Electrical Systems HWG Report

The Continued Airworthiness Assessment Methodology Working group plans to seek approval of its work plan. The Flight Control and Loads and Dynamics HWG's plan to request ARAC approval of technical reports drafted under the Fast Track Process. The Ice Protection HWG plans to request approval of a proposed operating rule warning flight crews of ice accumulation requiring crew action.

Attendance is open to the public, but will be limited to the availability of meeting room space and telephone lines. Details for participating in the teleconference will be available after March 19 by contacting the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Callers outside the Washington metropolitan area will be responsible for paying long distance charges.

The public must make arrangements by March 16 to present oral statements at the meeting. Written statements may be presented to the committee at any time by providing 25 copies to the Assistant Executive Director for Transport Airplane and Engine issues or by providing copies at the meeting. Copies of the documents to be presented to ARAC for decision or as recommendations to the FAA may be made available by contacting the person listed under the heading FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

If you are in need of assistance or require a reasonable accommodation for the meeting or meeting documents, please contact the person listed under the heading FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Sign and oral interpretation, as well as a listening device, can be made available if requested 10 calendar days before the meeting.

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Issued in Washington, DC on March 7, 2001.

Tony F. Fazio,

Director, Office of Rulemaking.

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[FR Doc. 01-6233 Filed 3-12-01; 8:45 am]