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Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: National Air Tour Safety Standards

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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:

Notice and request for comments.

SUMMARY:

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. A final rule published on February 13, 2007 (72 FR 6883) set safety and oversight rules for a broad variety of sightseeing and commercial air tour flights. This final rule improved the overall safety of commercial air tours by requiring all air tour operators to abide by the safety provisions found in 14 CFR part 136.

DATES:

Written comments should be submitted by November 25, 2013.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Kathy DePaepe at (405) 954-9362, or by email at: Kathy.DePaepe@faa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

OMB Control Number: 2120-0717

Title: National Air Tour Safety Standards

Form Numbers: There are no FAA forms associated with this collection.

Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.

Background: This final rule set safety and oversight rules for a broad variety of sightseeing and commercial air tour flights. The FAA uses the information it collects and reviews to ensure compliance and adherence to regulations and, if necessary, take enforcement action on violators of the regulations.

Respondents: 3,480 pilots and air tour operators.

Frequency: Information is collected on occasion.

Estimated Average Burden per Response: 10 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden: 30,321 hours.

Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ms. Kathy DePaepe, Room 126B, Federal Aviation Administration, AES-200, 6500 S. MacArthur Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73169.

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 September 18, 2013.

Albert R. Spence,

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

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[FR Doc. 2013-23225 Filed 9-23-13; 8:45 am]

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