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Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; USA Jet Airlines

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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 September 1, 2016.


Send comments identified by docket number FAA-2015-6560 using any of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to 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, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at​privacy.

Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at 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 Start Printed Page 53537New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

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For technical questions concerning this action, contact Nia Daniels, (202-267-9677), 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591.

This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on August 8, 2016.

Dale Bouffiou,

Deputy Director, Office of Rulemaking.

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Petition for Exemption

Docket No.: FAA-2015-6560.

Petitioner: USA Jet Airlines.

Section of 14 CFR Affected: 121.436(a)(3).

Description of Relief Sought: USA Jet Airlines seeks relief to allow the flight time gained as a Dassault Falcon 20 (DA-20) pilot in command (PIC) operating under § 135.4(a)(1)(2)(i)(ii) and trained and checked under part 121 to count toward the 1,000 hours of flight experience required by § 121.436(a)(3) to serve as PIC in part 121 air carrier operations. This relief would be based upon a proposed alternate means of compliance to allow credit for the certification requirements of Operations Specification A057 and the part 121 training and checking for pilots requiring an airline transport pilot and appropriate type rating flying in USA Jet Airlines' part 135 eligible on-demand cargo operation.

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[FR Doc. 2016-19240 Filed 8-11-16; 8:45 am]