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Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Maintenance, Preventative Maintenance, Rebuilding and Alteration

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.


Notice and request for comments.


In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. FAR Part 43 prescribes the rules governing maintenance, rebuilding, and alteration of aircraft components, and is necessary to ensure this work is performed by qualified persons, and at proper intervals. This work is done by certified mechanics, repair stations, and air carriers authorized to perform maintenance.


Written comments should be submitted by October 26, 2010.

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Carla Scott on (202) 267-9895, or by e-mail at:

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OMB Control Number: 2120-0020.

Title: Maintenance, Preventative Maintenance, Rebuilding and Alteration.

Form Numbers: FAA Form 337.

Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.

Background: The information collection associated with FAR 43 is necessary to ensure that maintenance, rebuilding, or alteration of aircraft, aircraft components, etc., is performed by qualified individuals and at proper intervals. Further, proper maintenance records are essential to ensure that an aircraft is properly maintained and is mechanically safe for flight.

Respondents: An estimated 87,769 certified mechanics, repair stations, and air carriers authorized to perform maintenance.

Frequency: Information is collected annually.

Estimated Average Burden per Response: 30 minutes per response.

Estimated Total Annual Burden: 138,083 hours.


Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ms. Carla Scott, Room 712, Federal Aviation Administration, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES-200, 800 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20591.

Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA's performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information collection.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on August 23, 2010.

Carla Scott,

FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES-200.

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[FR Doc. 2010-21453 Filed 8-26-10; 8:45 am]