Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.
Notice and request for comments.
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. The information collected on the FAA Form 8120-11 is reported voluntarily by manufacturers, repair stations, aircraft owner/operators, air carriers, and the general public who wish to report suspected unapproved parts to the FAA for review. The report information is collected and correlated by the FAA, Aviation Safety Hotline Program Office, and used to determine if an unapproved part investigation is warranted.
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Written comments should be submitted by December 21, 2015.
Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ronda Thompson, Room 300, Federal Aviation Administration, ASP-110, 950 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC 20024.
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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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Ronda Thompson at (202) 267-1416, or by email at: Ronda.Thompson@faa.gov.
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OMB Control Number: 2120-0552.
Title: Suspected Unapproved Parts Notification.
Form Numbers: FAA Form 8120-11.
Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.
Background: The information collected on the FAA Form 8120-11 is reported voluntarily by manufacturers, repair stations, aircraft owner/operators, air carriers, and the general public who wish to report suspected unapproved parts to the FAA for review. The report information is collected and correlated by the FAA, Aviation Safety Hotline Program Office, and used to determine if an unapproved part investigation is warranted. When unapproved parts are confirmed that are likely to exist on other products or aircraft of the same or similar design or are being used in other facilities, the information is used as a basis for an aviation industry alert or notification. Alerts are used to inform industry of situations essential to the prevention of accidents, if the information had not been collected. The consequence to the aviation community would be the inability to determine whether or not unapproved parts are being offered for sale or use for installation on type-certificated products.
Respondents: Approximately 150 manufactures, repair stations, aircraft owners/operators, and air carriers.
Frequency: Information is collected on occasion.
Estimated Average Burden per Response: 30 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden: 75 hours.
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Issued in Washington, DC, on October 14, 2015.
FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, ASP-110.
[FR Doc. 2015-26881 Filed 10-21-15; 8:45 am]
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