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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 Start Printed Page 3073from 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 January 30, 2017.
You may send comments identified by Docket Number FAA-2016-9427 using any of the following methods:
- Government-wide rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov 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 http://www.regulations.gov, 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).
Docket: To read background documents or comments received, go to http://www.regulations.gov at any time or 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.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Jake Troutman, (202) 683-7788, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591.
This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85.Start Signature
Issued in Washington, DC, on Decemebr 23, 2016.
Deputy Director, Office of Rulemaking.
Petition for Exemption
Docket No.: FAA-2016-9427.
Petitioner: AgrowSoft, LLC.
Section of 14 CFR Affected: 107.36; 137.19(c), (d), (e)(2)(ii), (iii), and (v); 137.31(b); 137.42.
Description of Relief Sought: AgrowSoft, LLC dba AgrowDrone (“AgrowDrone”) an operator of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) seeks an exemption to operate its commercial remotely-piloted helicopter, the UAS-H, to provide agricultural related services in the United States. The UAS-H is capable of providing a wide array of essential agricultural spraying services, including: Watering, fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides. For agricultural purposes, the UAS-H is only flown over uninhabited areas (e.g., fields, groves, and orchards) and away from airports (i.e., three nautical miles or more) or populated areas. All flights will occur over private or controlled access property with the property owner's prior consent and knowledge.End Further Info End Preamble
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