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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 21, 2003.


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-200X-XXXXX at the beginning of your comments. If you wish to receive confirmation that FAA received 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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Mike Brown, Office of Rulemaking (ARM-1), Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591. Tel. (202) 267-7653.

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

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Issued in Washington, DC, on March 26, 2003.

Donald P. Byrne,

Assistant Chief Counsel for Regulations.

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Petitions for Exemption

Docket No.: FAA-2002-13581.

Petitioner: TransNorthern, LLC.

Section of 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR part 43.3.

Description of Relief Sought: To permit TNA pilots who have completed approved TNA training to (1) remove and reinstall passenger seats and (2) replenish hydraulic fluid in the hydraulic reservoir of Douglas R4D-8Z aircraft operated by TNA.

Docket No.: FAA-2002-12365. Start Printed Page 15547

Petitioner: Mr. David J. Flock.

Section of 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR parts 43.3, 43.7, and 43.9.

Description of Relief Sought: To permit the petitioner to install and remove Union Aviation Incorporated hand controls on Cessna model 172, 177, and 182 aircraft without holding an FAA-approved mechanic's certificate. The exemption would also allow the petitioner to approve the aircraft for return to service after such an alteration without making logbook entries regarding the alterations.

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[FR Doc. 03-7669 Filed 3-28-03; 8:45 am]