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Petitions for Exemption; Summary of Petitions Received

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.


Notice of petitions for exemption received.


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. 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 April 30, 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-200-XXXX at the beginning of your comments. If you wish to receive confirmation that FAA Start Printed Page 18682received 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 a.m. and 5 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, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591.

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

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Issued in Washington, DC., on April 4, 2001.

Donald P. Byrne,

Assistant Chief Counsel for Regulations.

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Petitions For Exemption

Docket No.: FAA-2001-8613.

Petitioner: Midwest Express Airlines, Inc.

Section of 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR 91.205(b)(12).

Description of the Relief Sought: To permit MEA to replace its required approved pyrotechnic signaling device on each aircraft with, for each crewmember on each aircraft operated under this proposed exemption, a personal flotation device that is equipped with an approved survivor locator light.

Docket No.: FAA-2001-9138.

Petitioner: Air Canada.

Section of 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR 43.17(c)(2)

Description of Relief Sought: To permit Air Canada to perform maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alteration on U.S. aeronautical products that were not transported to Canada from the United States.

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[FR Doc. 01-8717 Filed 4-9-01; 8:45 am]