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 April 13, 2017.
Send comments identified by docket number FAA-2016-1618 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.
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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:
Jake Troutman, (202) 683-7788, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591.
This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85.
Issued in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2017.
Director, Office of Rulemaking.
Petition for Exemption
Docket No.: FAA-2016-1618.
Petitioner: Logistics Gliders, Inc.Start Printed Page 15097
Section(s) of 14 CFR Affected: Part 21, Subpart H and §§ 91.7(a), 91.9(b)(2), 91.203 (a) and (b), 91.405(a), 91.407(a)(1), 91.409(a)(1) and (2), 91.417(a) and (b), 409(a)(2).
Description of Relief Sought: The petitioner is requesting an exemption to operate a unmanned aircraft systems (weighing 400 lbs empty and 2,200 lbs loaded) with simulated cargo to perform test flights and gather critical performance data for research and development contracts with U.S. military agencies, with release at 1,500 feet AGL, and maximum altitude of 5,000 feet AGL.
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