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 September 23, 2019.
Send comments identified by docket number FAA-2019-0629 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, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W12-140, West Building Ground Floor, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
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.
Issued in Washington, DC, on August 27, 2019.
Acting Executive Director, Office of Rulemaking.
Petition for Exemption
Docket No.: FAA-2019-0629.
Petitioner: Ameristar Air Cargo, Inc.
Section(s) of 14 CFR Affected: §§ 121.407(a)(1)(ii), 121.441(b)(1), and part 121 Appendix F.
Description of Relief Sought: Ameristar Air Cargo, Inc. (Ameristar) seeks an exemption from 14 CFR 121.407(a)(1)(ii) to allow it to use a Boeing 737-400 full flight simulator (FFS) to provide flight training on crosswind takeoffs and landings with gusts for pilots who will serve in the Boeing 737-200. Additionally, Ameristar seeks an exemption from § 121.441(b)(1) and part 121 Appendix F, items II(c)(2) and V(c)(2) to allow it to conduct pilot proficiency checks in the Boeing 737-200 FFS without including the required crosswind takeoff and landing with gusts. Ameristar clarifies that the pilot proficiency checks will include crosswind takeoff and landing; however, the FFS is not qualified for crosswinds with gusts.
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