Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.
The FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) revision of a current information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on September 8, 2009, vol. 74, no. 172, page 46292. FOQA is a voluntary program for the routine collection and analysis of digital flight data from airplane operations.
Please submit comments by December 23, 2009.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Carla Mauney at Carla.Mauney@faa.gov.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Title: Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA) Program.
Type of Request: Extension without change of a currently approved collection.
OMB Control Number: 2 120-0660. Forms(s) There are no FAA forms associated with this collection.
Affected Public: An estimated 30 Respondents.
Frequency: This information is collected on occasion.
Estimated Average Burden Per Response: Approximately 1 hour per response.
Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 360 hours annually.
Abstract: FOQA is a voluntary program for the routine collection and analysis of digital flight data from airplane operations. The purpose is to enable early corrective action for potential threats to safety. 14 CFR 13.401 codifies protection from punitive enforcement action based on FOQA information and requires operators with FAA approved FOQA programs to provide aggregate FOQA data to the FAA. Aggregate FOQA information Start Printed Page 61203provided to the FAA is protected from public release tinder 14 CFR part 193.
Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the attention of the Desk Officer, Department of Transportation/FAA, and sent via electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or faxed to (202) 395-6974, or mailed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503.
Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department's estimates of the burden of the proposed information collection, ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.Start Signature
Issued in Washington, DC, on November 16, 2009.
FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES-200.
[FR Doc. E9-27942 Filed 11-20-09; 8:45 am]
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