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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 the petition received must identify the petition docket number involved and must be received on or before February 20, 2007.

ADDRESSES:

You may submit comments (identified by DOT DMS Docket Number FAA-2006-26659) by any of the following methods:

  • Web Site: http://dms.dot.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the DOT electronic docket site.
  • Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
  • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building, Room PL-401, Washington, DC 20590-001.
  • Hand Delivery: Room PL-401 on the plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to http://dms.dot.gov at any time or to Room PL-401 on the plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Frances Shaver (202) 267-9681, 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 January 24, 2007.

Pamela Hamilton-Powell,

Director, Office of Rulemaking.

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Petition for Exemption

Docket No.: FAA-2006-26659.

Petitioner: Embraer, Av. Brig. Faria Lima, 2170 Putim, 12227-901—Sao Jose dos Campos—SP, Brazil.

Section of 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR, Part 23, § 23.3(d).

Description of Relief Sought: Embraer requests an exemption from the requirements of 14 CFR, part 23, § 23.3(d), “Airplane categories,” to permit the type certification of the EMB-505 in the commuter category. The EMB-505 is a twin-engine turbofan airplane. Under § 23.3(d), the commuter category is currently limited to propeller-driven multiengine aircraft.

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