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Notice of petition for exemption received.
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 25. 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 19, 2012.
You may send comments identified by Docket Number FAA-2012-0972 using any of the following methods:
- Government-wide rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov 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.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Michael Menkin, ANM-113, Standardization Branch, Federal Aviation Administration, Transport Airplane Directorate, 1601 Lind Ave. SW., Renton, WA 98057; email michael.menkin@FAA.gov; 425-227-2793; fax: 425-227-1320; or Andrea Copeland, ARM-200, Office of Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW.; Washington, DC 20591; email andrea.copeland @faa.gov; (202) 267-8081.
Issued in Washington, DC, on October 23, 2012.
Director, Office of Rulemaking.
Petition for Exemption
Docket No.: FAA-2012-0972.
Petitioner: Boeing Commercial Airplane Company.
Section of 14 CFR Affected: § 25.841(a)(2) and (a)(3) at Amendment 87.
Description of Relief Sought. The petitioner requests relief from cabin decompression requirements following an uncontained engine failure so the Model 787-9 airplanes would be able to operate above 40,000 ft altitude, where they are most efficient, thereby reducing fuel burn and producing lower emissions.
[FR Doc. 2012-26582 Filed 10-29-12; 8:45 am]
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