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Policy Statement No. ANM-02-115-21 Retention of Items of Mass Installed in Transport Airplane Seats

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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:

Notice of proposed policy; request for comments.

SUMMARY:

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces the availability of proposed policy that addresses the use of industry standards in the seat certification process regarding qualification of video systems mounted on seats.

DATES:

Send your comments on or before October 4, 2002.

ADDRESSES:

Address your comments to the individual identified under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Alan Sinclair, Federal Aviation Administration, Transport Airplane Directorate, Transport Standards Staff, Airframe and Cabin Safety Branch, ANM-115, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98055-4056; telephone (425) 227-2195; fax (425) 227-1149; e-mail: alan.sinclair@faa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Comments Invited

The proposed policy is available on the Internet at the following address: http://www.faa.gov/​certification/​aircraft/​anminfo/​devpaper.cfm. If you do not have access to the Internet, you can obtain a copy of the policy by contacting the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

The FAA invites your comments on this proposed policy. We will accept your comments, data, views, or arguments by letter, fax, or e-mail. Send your comments to the person indicated in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Mark your comments, “Comments to Policy Statement ANM-02-115-21.”

Use the following format when preparing your comments:

  • Organize your comments issue-by-issue.
  • For each issue, state what specific change you are requesting to the proposed policy.
  • Include justification, reasons, or data for each change you are requesting.

We also welcome comments in support of the proposed policy.

We will consider all communications received on or before the closing date for comments. We may change the proposed policy because of the comments received.

Background

The proposed policy will further simplify the certification process pertaining to the retention of video components on seats for which the supplier has been granted a Technical Standard Order authorization. This policy relieves the applicant from the formal test plan/report approval and test article conformity procedures identified in FAA Order 8110.4B.

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Issued in Renton, Washington, on August 26, 2002.

Ali Bahrami,

Acting Manager, Transport Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service.

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[FR Doc. 02-22501 Filed 9-3-02; 8:45 am]

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