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Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; The Boeing Company

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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 September 30, 2019.


Send comments identified by docket number FAA-2019-0749 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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Brenda Robeson (202) 267-4712, 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 12, 2019.

James M. Crotty,

Acting Executive Director, Office of Rulemaking.

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Petition for Exemption

Docket No.: FAA-2019-0749.

Petitioner: The Boeing Company.

Section(s) of 14 CFR Affected: §§ 61.75(d)(2), and 61.117.

Description of Relief Sought: The Boeing Company (Boeing) is petitioning for relief from the requirements of 14 CFR 61.75(d)(2) and 61.117 for pilots of Foreign Civil Aviation Authorities (FCAA) obtaining an FAA Private Pilot certificate based on a foreign license. The exemption being requested would: (1) Allow FCAA pilots to obtain a FAA Private Pilot certificate with appropriate ratings without having to take the Instrument written test of 14 CFR 61.75(d)(2), and (2) Permit those pilots to act as Second-in-Command during FCAA evaluation flights of Boeing airplanes operated under Special Airworthiness Certificates in the category of Experimental for the purpose of Research and Development and/or showing compliance with regulations.

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[FR Doc. 2019-20199 Filed 9-17-19; 8:45 am]