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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 Start Printed Page 30297awareness 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 July 16, 2019.


Send comments identified by docket number FAA-2019-0415 using any of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to and follow the online instructions for sending your comments electronically.
  • 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.

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, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at​privacy.

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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Thea Dickerman (202) 267-2371, 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 June 20, 2019.

Brandon Roberts,

Acting Executive Director, Office of Rulemaking.

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Petition for Exemption

Docket No.: FAA-2019-0415.

Petitioner: Aero-Flite FireFighting Academy.

Section(s) of 14 CFR Affected: §§ 60.4 and 60.15.

Description of Relief Sought: Sections 60.4 and 60.15 prescribe, in pertinent part, that the evaluation of a Flight Simulation Training Device (FSTD) for initial qualification must be in accordance with the FSTD standard that is in effect at the time of the evaluation. The standard currently in effect for the initial qualification of Aero-Flite's BAE-146 FSTD is 14 CFR part 60, Appendix A. Aero-Flite proposes to use FSTD requirements from Transport Canada's TP9685E (rev 2) document in lieu of the current 14 CFR part 60, Appendix A.

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[FR Doc. 2019-13650 Filed 6-25-19; 8:45 am]