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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 October 15, 2013.


You may send comments identified by Docket Number FAA-2013-0680 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.
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Theresa White, ANM-113, Standardization Branch, Transport Airplane Directorate, Federal Aviation Administration, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98057; email:; (425) 227-2956; Andrea Copeland, ARM-208, Office of Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591; email:; (202) 267-3664.

This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on August 23, 2013.

Brenda D. Courtney,

Acting Director, Office of Rulemaking.

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Petition for Exemption

Docket No.: FAA-2013-0680.

Petitioner: Jamco America Inc.

Section of 14 CFR Affected:

25.785(d), 25.807(c)(1), 25.807(c)(5), 25.809(f)(1), 25.813(b), 25.857(e), and 25.1447(c)(1).

Description of Relief Sought:

The petitioner requests relief to allow interior modifications to a Dubai Air Wing Boeing Model 747-412F (Freighter), serial number 28032, to increase the number of persons carried on the upper deck from 8 to a maximum of 19. Fifteen will be qualified as supernumeraries occupying the main deck with access to the main deck cargo compartment in flight and during taxi, takeoff, and landing. The petitioner proposes to use the exit on the main deck of the airplane for emergency evacuation.

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[FR Doc. 2013-22999 Filed 9-23-13; 8:45 am]