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Proposed Small Airplane Directorate Policy on Guidance for Reviewing Certification Plans To Address Human Factors for Certification of Part 23 Small Airplanes

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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration, DOT.

ACTION:

Notice of availability; request for comments.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed policy on reviewing certification plans to address human factors for certification. This notice advises the public, especially manufacturers of normal, utility, and acrobatic category airplanes, and commuter category airplanes used in non-scheduled service and their suppliers, that the FAA intends to adopt a policy concerning reviewing certification plans to address human Start Printed Page 48504factors for certification. This notice is necessary to advise the public of this FAA policy and give all interested persons an opportunity to present their views on it.

DATES:

Send your comments by October 22, 2001.

Discussion: On August 29, 2001, the Small Airplane Directorate issued a proposed policy statement. We are making this proposed policy statement available to the public and all manufacturers for their comments.

ADDRESSES:

Copies of the proposed policy statement, PS-ACE100-2001-004, may be requested from the following: Small Airplane Directorate, Standards Office (ACE-110), Aircraft Certification Service, Federal Aviation Administration, 901 Locust Street, Room 301, Kansas City, MO 64106. The proposed policy statement is also available on the Internet at the following address: http://www.faa.gov/​programs_​ rsvp2/smart/faa_home_page/certification/aircraft/ small_airplane_ directorate_news_proposed.html. Send all comments on this proposed policy statement to the individual identified under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Frank Bick, Federal Aviation Administration, Small Airplane Directorate, Regulations & Policy, ACE-111, 901 Locust Street, Room 301, Kansas City, Missouri 64106; telephone: (816) 329-4119; fax: 816-329-4090; e-mail: frank.bick@faa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Comments Invited

We invite your comments on this proposed policy statement. Send any data or views as you may desire. Identify the proposed Policy Statement Number PS-ACE100-2001-004 on your comments, and if you submit your comments in writing, send two copies of your comments to the above address. The Small Airplane Directorate will consider all communications received on or before the closing date for comments. We may change the proposal contained in this notice because of the comments received.

You may also send comments to the following Internet address: 9-ACE-Part23HF-Policy@faa.gov. Comments sent by fax or the Internet must contain “Comments to proposed policy statement PS-ACE100-2001-004” in the subject line. You do not need to send two copies if you fax your comments or send them through the Internet. If you send comments over the Internet as an attached electronic file, format it in either Microsoft Word 97 for Windows or ASCII text.

State what specific change you are seeking to the proposed policy memorandum and include justification (for example, reasons or data) for each request.

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Issued in Kansas City, Missouri on September 6, 2001.

Michael Gallagher,

Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service.

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[FR Doc. 01-23564 Filed 9-19-01; 8:45 am]

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