Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. 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 August 1, 2016.
Send comments identified by docket number (FAA-2002-11485) using any of the following methods:
Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the online instructions for sending your comments electronically.
Mail: Send comments to Docket Operations, M-30; U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12-140, West Building Ground Floor, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
Hand Delivery or Courier: Take comments to Docket Operations 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.
Fax: Fax comments to Docket Operations at 202-493-2251.
Privacy: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to http://www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at http://www.dot.gov/privacy.
Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at http://www.regulations.gov at any time. Follow the online instructions for accessing the docket or go to the Docket Operations 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:
For technical questions concerning this action, contact Nia Daniels, 800 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20591, (202) 267-7626.
This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85.
Issued in Washington, DC, on June 29, 2016.
Deputy Director, Office of Rulemaking.
Petition for Exemption
Docket No.: FAA-2002-11485.
Petitioner: Southwest Airlines Company.
Section of 14 CFR Affected: 121.434(c)(1)(ii).
Description of Relief Sought: Southwest Airlines Company (Southwest) requests an amendment to Exemption No. 7132 which permits Southwest to substitute a qualified and authorized check airman in place of an FAA inspector to observe a qualifying pilot in command (PIC) during at least one flight leg that includes a takeoff and a landing while that PIC is completing the initial or upgrade training. Southwest seeks an amendment to delete Condition and Limitation No. 1.b. of the exemption to remove the requirement that the qualifying PIC candidate has completed no less than 10 Start Printed Page 45205hours of supervised operating experience and no fewer than two landings.
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