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Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee Meeting on Occupant Safety 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 occupant safety (OS) issues.


The meeting is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. on October 17. Arrange for oral presentations by October 11.


Boeing Facility, 1200 Wilson Boulevard, Room 234, Arlington, VA.

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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

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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 October 17 in Arlington, Virginia.

The agenda will include:

  • Opening remarks;
  • FAA report;
  • JAA report, including statuses of Single Worldwide Certification Code and the European Aviation Safety Agency;
  • Transport Canada report;
  • Cabin Safety Harmonization Working Group (CSHWG) report and approval of final report addressing § 25.810, emergency egress assist means and escape routes.

Attendance is open to the public, but will be limited to the availability of meeting room space and telephone lines. Visitor badges are required to gain entrance to the Boeing building where the meeting is being held. Please confirm your attendance with the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section no later than October 11. Please provide the following information: full legal name, country of citizenship, and name of your company, if applicable.

For those participating by telephone, the call-in number is (206) 655-0054, Passcode: 3777#. Details are also available on the ARAC calendar at​avr/​arm/​araccal/​htm. To insure that sufficient telephone lines are available, please notify the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of your intent by October 11. Anyone participating by telephone will be responsible for paying long-distance charges.

The public must make arrangements by October 11 to present oral statements at the meeting. Written statements may be presented to the committee at any time by providing 25 copies to the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section 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 in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.

If you are in need of assistance or require a reasonable accommodation for the meeting or meeting documents, please contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. 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 September 27, 2002.

Tony F. Fazio,

Director, Office of Rulemaking.

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[FR Doc. 02-25320 Filed 10-3-02; 8:45 am]