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Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Wing Aviation, LLC

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT).




This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation 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 October 18, 2018.


Send comments identified by docket number FAA-2018-0835 using any of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to and follow the online instructions for sending your comments electronically.Start Printed Page 49159
  • Mail: Send comments to Docket Operations, M-30; U.S. Department of Transportation, 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 20590-0001, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
  • Fax: Fax comments to Docket Operations at (202) 493-2251.

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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 20590-0001, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

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Nia Daniels, (202) 267-7626, Office of Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 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 September 20, 2018.

Lirio Liu,

Executive Director, Office of Rulemaking.

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Petition for Exemption

Docket No.: FAA-2018-0835.

Petitioner: Wing Aviation, LLC.

Sections of 14 CFR Affected: 43.2(a)(2); 43.3(a), (j), and (k)(1); 43.7(d); 43.9(d); 43.10(c)(5) and (d); 91.119(b) and (c); 91.121; 91.126(d); 91.127(c); 91.129(c) and (d); 91.130(c) and (d); 91.131(a)(1), (b), (c)(2), and (d); 91.144(a); 91.151(a); 91.155(a) and (c); 91.167(a)(3); 91.203(a)(1); 91.205(a), (b)(1) through (4), (b)(7), (b)(9), (b)(11) and (b)(12), and (c)(1) through (c)(4); 91.209(a)(1); 91.213(a) through (c); 91.215(b)(1) and (2); 91.225(b), (d)(1) and (2), and (f); 119.71(b), (d) and (e); 135.25(a)(1); 135.63(c) and (d); 135.79; 135.93; 135.109(b); 135.149(a); 135.161; 135.179(a); 135.203(a); 135.205(a); 135.209(a); 135.227(a) through (c), (e), and (f); 135.243(b)(1) through (3); 135.267; 135.337(b)(5) through (7); 135.337(c)(5) and (e); 135.338(b)(5) and (6); 135.339(e)(3) and (4); 135.340(e)(3) and (4); 135.341(b)(2) through (4); 135.415(a), (b), and (d); 135.417; 135.423(c); 135.429(a); 135.435; 135.437(b); 135.439(a)(2); 135.443(b)(3); and 135.501(a).

Description of Relief Sought: Wing Aviation, LLC (Wing) applies for an exemption to allow it to conduct part 119 air carrier operations for compensation or hire under part 135 using small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS). Specifically, Wing seeks permission to conduct sUAS air carrier operations for commercial package delivery in the United States.

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[FR Doc. 2018-21206 Filed 9-27-18; 8:45 am]