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Petitions for Exemption; Summary of Petitions Received

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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:

Notice of petition for exemption received.

SUMMARY:

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 a certain petition 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.

DATES:

Comments on petitions received must identify the petition docket number involved and must be received on or before September 2, 2003.

ADDRESSES:

Send comments on the 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-2003-15305-1 at the beginning of your comments. If you wish to receive confirmation that the FAA received your comments, include a self-addressed, stamped postcard.

You may also submit comments through the Internet to http://dms.dot.gov. 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 http://dms.dot.gov.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. Pat Mullen (816-329-4128), Small Airplane Directorate (ACE-111), Federal Aviation Administration, 901 Locust, Kansas City, MO 64106; 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 August 8, 2003.

Donald P. Byrne,

Assistant Chief Counsel for Regulations.

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Petitions for Exemption

Docket No.: FAA-2003-15305-1.

Petitioner: Explorer Aircraft, Inc.

Section of 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR part 23, § 23.562.

Description of Relief Sought: Explorer Aircraft, Inc. seeks exemption from 14 CFR 23.562 for the Eagle 150B-23 model. The Eagle 150B-23 meets the requirements for a JAR-VLA class aircraft. The aircraft has a gross weight of 1433 pounds (650 Kgs) and a flaps down stall speed of 45 knots or less. The exemption will permit the Eagle 150B-23 aircraft to receive a normal category Part 23 type certification as required for NVFR operations with the increased level of safety afforded by a Part 23 certified aircraft.

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[FR Doc. 03-20676 Filed 8-12-03; 8:45 am]

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