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Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.


Notice of petition for exemption received.


This notice contains a summary of a 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 the petition or its final disposition.


Comments on this petition must identify the petition docket number involved and must be received on or before November 16, 2009.


You may send comments identified by Docket Number FAA-2009-0922 using any of the following methods:

  • Government-wide rulemaking Web site: Go to and follow the instructions for sending your comments electronically.
  • Mail: Send comments to the Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590.
  • Fax: Fax comments to the Docket Management Facility at 202-493-2251.
  • Hand Delivery: Bring comments to the Docket Management Facility in Room W12-140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

Privacy: We will post all comments we receive, without change, to, including any personal information you provide. Using the search function of our docket Web site, anyone can find and read the comments received into any of our dockets, including the name of the individual sending the comment (or signing the comment for an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT's complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477-78).

Docket: To read background documents or comments received, go to at any time or to the Docket Management Facility in Room W12-140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

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Katherine Haley, Office of Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591; telephone (202) 493-5708, facsimile (202) 267-5075; e-mail:

This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on October 21, 2009.

Pamela Hamilton-Powell,

Director, Office of Rulemaking.

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Petition for Exemption

Docket No.: FAA-2009-0922.

Petitioner: Bombardier Aerospace.

Section of 14 CFR Affected: Sections 25.1457(a)(6) and (d)(5); 91.609(i)(1); 121.359(j)(1); 125.227(i); 129.24; 135.151(g)(1) and (g)(2); and related footnotes in App E of part 91, App M of part 121, App E of part 125, and App F of part 135.

Description of Relief Sought: Bombardier Aerospace seeks relief on behalf of U.S. registered operators taking delivery of the Bombardier Global and Challenger business jet, Q-Series turboprop, CRJ regional jet airplanes manufactured between April 7, 2010 and April 7, 2012. The relief sought would enable operation of these airplanes for a specific time without the (1) datalink recording requirements, (2) increased sampling rates of certain flight data recorder parameters, and (3) cockpit voice recorder (CVR) independent power source required by the sections listed above. Additionally, the relief sought would enable Bombardier to offer controller pilot datalink communications capability on Global Express XRS and Global 500 airplanes manufactured on or after April 7, 2010.

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[FR Doc. E9-25746 Filed 10-26-09; 8:45 am]