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Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Western Oklahoma State College

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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 December 21, 2016.


Send comments identified by docket number FAA-2016-8884 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 Start Printed Page 86771notice (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 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 technical questions concerning this action, contact Nia Daniels, (202)267-7626, 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 November 23, 2016.

Lirio Liu,

Director, Office of Rulemaking.

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Petition for Exemption

Docket No.: FAA-2016-8884.

Petitioner: Western Oklahoma State College.

Section of 14 CFR Affected: 61.156.

Description of Relief Sought: Western Oklahoma State College (WOSC), a part 141 pilot school, seeks an exemption for a portion of the Airline Transport Pilot Certification Training Program (ATP CTP) ground training requirements and all of the flight simulation training device requirements set forth in § 61.156. WOSC's proposed course would only be available for United States Air Force C-17A Globemaster III qualified military transport pilots and would contain only those ATP CTP ground training subject areas with differences specific to civilian air carrier operations. A military pilot who completes this program would receive a graduation certificate and be eligible to take the multiengine airplane ATP knowledge test in accordance with § 61.35(a)(2).

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[FR Doc. 2016-28885 Filed 11-30-16; 8:45 am]