Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.
Notice of petition for exemption received.
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from the requirements pertaining to the method of determining fuel tank flammability for airplanes. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of the 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 involved and must be received on or before June 5, 2017.
You may send comments identified by docket number FAA-2013-0437 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 digitally.
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 the DOT's complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477).
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.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Deana Stedman, ANM-113, Federal Aviation Administration, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98057-3356, email firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (425) 227-2148.
This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85.
Issued in Renton, Washington, on May 5, 2017.
Manager, Transport Standards Staff.
Petition for Exemption
Docket No.: FAA-2013-0437.
Petitioner: Quiet Wing Aerospace, LLC.
Section of 14 CFR Affected: § 25.981(b).
Description of Relief Sought: The petitioner seeks an exemption from the requirements of 14 CFR 25.981(b) that pertain to appendix N of part 25 to allow an alternate method of determining fuel tank flammability for Boeing 737-400 airplanes. The exemption requested would allow the consideration of external effects on vapor flammability instead of fuel temperature alone in the determination of fuel tank flammability.
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