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Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; L3 Unmanned Systems, Inc.

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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

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.

DATES:

Comments on this petition must identify the petition docket number and must be received on or before November 13, 2018.

ADDRESSES:

Send comments identified by docket number FAA-2018-0752 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.
  • 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 http://www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at http://www.dot.0752 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.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on October 18, 2018.

Lirio Liu,

Executive Director, Office of Rulemaking.

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Petition for Exemption

Docket No.: FAA-2018-0752.

Petitioner: L3 Unmanned Systems, Inc.

Section(s) of 14 CFR Affected: §§ 107.1; 107.3.

Description of Relief Sought: The petitioner is requesting relief to operate the Latitude HQ-60 and HQ-90 hybrid quadcopter unmanned aircraft systems, both above 55 pounds, under 14 CFR part 107, for the purpose of training and gathering aerial data for development and commercial interests. The petitioner also requests relief from the applicablility of operations and the definition of “small unmanned aircraft” in part 107.

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[FR Doc. 2018-23262 Filed 10-23-18; 8:45 am]

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