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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 and must be received on or before December 3, 2014.


You may send comments identified by Docket Number FAA-2014-0496 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.
  • 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, 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).

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Mr. Doug Lundgren, Airman Certification and Training Branch, (AFS-810), General Aviation and Commercial Division, FAA; telephone number (202) 385-9600, fax number (202) 385-9577, email at ; or Sandra K. Long, ARM-201, Office of Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591, email, phone (202) 267-4714.

This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on November 7, 2014.

Lirio Liu,

Director, Office of Rulemaking.

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Petition for Exemption

Docket No.: FAA-2014-0496.

Petitioner: Empire Airlines.

Section of 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR 61.160(b)

Description of Relief Sought: The petitioner is seeking relief from sections 61.160(b) and 61.169. The relief sought would allow the petitioner to issue documentation to pilots employed by Empire Airlines to apply for an airline transport pilot certificate with reduced aeronautical experience. Empire Airlines seeks to utilze these pilots' initial basic indoctrination training, general subjects training, type rating training, and training that conforms to Advisory Circular 61.138, in lieu of an Associate's or Bachelor's degree program with corresponding aviation-related coursework at an institution of high education which has received an FAA Letter of Authorization.

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[FR Doc. 2014-26848 Filed 11-12-14; 8:45 am]