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 FAA's regulations. 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 and must be received on or before September 19, 2013.
You may send comments identified by Docket Number FAA-2013-0471 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.
Privacy: We will post all comments we receive, without change, to http://www.regulations.gov, 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 http://www.regulations.gov 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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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Keira Jones (202) 267-4024, Office of Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591.
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This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85.
Issued in Washington, DC, on August 27, 2013.
Ida M. Klepper,
Acting Director, Office of Rulemaking.
PETITION FOR EXEMPTION
Docket No.: FAA-2013-0471
Petitioner: AAR Airlift
Section of 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR 91.9(a)
Description of Relief Sought:
AAR Airlift requests relief to operate its Sikorsky S-92A twin engine helicopters, certified under 14 CFR part 29 transport category rules, with limited exposure to engine failure during takeoff and landing while carrying up to 19 passengers. Such operations would be conducted between land-based facilities surrounded by substantial barriers 15 feet tall and within 200 feet of the takeoff and landing area, at density altitudes as high as 5,000 feet mean sea level, in austere environments, during day and night, and under visual flight rules and instrument flight rules.
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[FR Doc. 2013-21255 Filed 8-29-13; 8:45 am]
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