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the States, on the relationship between Applicability Related Information


the national government and the States, (c) This AD applies to Model R2160 (h) Refer to MCAI Airworthiness Authority
or on the distribution of power and airplanes, serial numbers 001 through 191, of New Zealand AD DCA/R2000/12, dated
responsibilities among the various certificated in any category. June 29, 2006, and Avions Pierre Robin
levels of government. Service Bulletin No. 86, dated July, 1980, for
Subject related information.
For the reasons discussed above, I
(d) Air Transport Association of America
certify this AD: Material Incorporated by Reference
(ATA) Code 28: Fuel.
(1) Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory (i) You must use Avions Pierre Robin
action’’ under Executive Order 12866; Reason Service Bulletin No. 86, dated July, 1980, to
(2) Is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under (e) The mandatory continuing do the actions required by this AD, unless the
DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures airworthiness information (MCAI) states: AD specifies otherwise.
(44 FR 11034, February 26, 1979); and To prevent fuel system leaks inspect the (1) The Director of the Federal Register
(3) Will not have a significant bronze/brass hollow threaded fuel line approved the incorporation by reference of
economic impact, positive or negative, fittings for type and leaks, per Avions Pierre this service information under 5 U.S.C.
on a substantial number of small entities Robin Service Bulletin (SB) No. 86. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51.
(2) For service information identified in
under the criteria of the Regulatory Actions and Compliance this AD, contact Alpha Aviation Design Ltd.,
Flexibility Act. (f) Unless already done, within the next 25 Ingram Road, Hamilton Airport, R.D.2.
We prepared a regulatory evaluation hours time-in-service after November 9, 2007 Hamilton 3282, New Zealand.
of the estimated costs to comply with (the effective date of this AD) replace the (3) You may review copies at the FAA,
this AD and placed it in the AD Docket. Type 1 fuel line fittings with Type 2 fittings Central Region, Office of the Regional
following Avions Pierre Robin Service Counsel, 901 Locust, Room 506, Kansas City,
Examining the AD Docket Bulletin No. 86, dated July, 1980. Missouri 64106; or at the National Archives
You may examine the AD docket on and Records Administration (NARA). For
FAA AD Differences information on the availability of this
the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov; or in
person at the Docket Management Note: This AD differs from the MCAI and/ material at NARA, call 202–741–6030, or go
or service information as follows: This AD to: http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/
Facility between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.,
requires the replacement of the Type 1 fuel cfr/ibr-locations.html.
Monday through Friday, except Federal
holidays. The AD docket contains the line fittings with Type 2 fittings following Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on
Avions Pierre Robin Service Bulletin No. 86, September 27, 2007.
NPRM, the regulatory evaluation, any
dated July, 1980. The MCAI required a one- Kim Smith,
comments received, and other time inspection for leaks and replacement if
information. The street address for the leaks were found. There was no MCAI action Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, Aircraft
Docket Office (telephone (800) 647– Certification Service.
to determine whether leaks developed in the
5527) is in the ADDRESSES section. future. The FAA believes that mandatory [FR Doc. E7–19501 Filed 10–4–07; 8:45 am]
Comments will be available in the AD replacement of the fittings will eliminate BILLING CODE 4910–13–P
docket shortly after receipt. current leaking fittings as well as preventing
the problem from developing in the future.
List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Other FAA AD Provisions
Air transportation, Aircraft, Aviation
safety, Incorporation by reference, (g) The following provisions also apply to Federal Aviation Administration
Safety. this AD:
(1) Alternative Methods of Compliance 14 CFR Part 39
Adoption of the Amendment (AMOCs): The Manager, Standards Office,
FAA, has the authority to approve AMOCs [Docket No. FAA–2007–28709; Directorate
■ Accordingly, under the authority for this AD, if requested using the procedures Identifier 2007–CE–062–AD; Amendment
delegated to me by the Administrator, found in 14 CFR 39.19. Send information to 39–15219; AD 2007–21–01]
the FAA amends 14 CFR part 39 as ATTN: Karl Schletzbaum, Aerospace RIN 2120–AA64
follows: Engineer, FAA, Small Airplane Directorate,
901 Locust, Room 301, Kansas City, Missouri Airworthiness Directives; DG
PART 39—AIRWORTHINESS 64106; telephone: (816) 329–4146; fax: (816) Flugzeugbau GmbH Model DG–500
DIRECTIVES 329–4090. Before using any approved AMOC
Elan Series, DG–500M, and DG–500MB
on any airplane to which the AMOC applies,
■ 1. The authority citation for part 39 notify your appropriate principal inspector Gliders
continues to read as follows: (PI) in the FAA Flight Standards District AGENCY: Federal Aviation
Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40113, 44701. Office (FSDO), or lacking a PI, your local Administration (FAA), DOT.
FSDO.
(2) Airworthy Product: For any requirement ACTION: Final rule; request for
§ 39.13 [Amended]
in this AD to obtain corrective actions from comments.
■ 2. The FAA amends § 39.13 by adding a manufacturer or other source, use these
the following new AD: SUMMARY: We are adopting a new
actions if they are FAA-approved. Corrective
actions are considered FAA-approved if they airworthiness directive (AD) for the
2007–20–08 Alpha Aviation Design Limited
(Type Certificate No. A48EU previously are approved by the State of Design Authority products listed above. This AD results
held by Apex Aircraft and Avions Pierre (or their delegated agent). You are required from mandatory continuing
Robin): Amendment 39–15218; Docket to assure the product is airworthy before it airworthiness information (MCAI)
No. FAA–2006–26491; Directorate is returned to service. issued by the aviation authority of
Identifier 2006–CE–076–AD. (3) Reporting Requirements: For any another country to identify and correct
reporting requirement in this AD, under the an unsafe condition on an aviation
Effective Date provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act
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product. The MCAI describes the unsafe


(a) This airworthiness directive (AD) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Office of
Management and Budget (OMB) has
condition as:
becomes effective November 9, 2007.
approved the information collection During a recent flight with a DG–500 ELAN
Affected ADs requirements and has assigned OMB Control Trainer, the bolt of bearing stand 5RU61,
(b) None. Number 2120–0056. which is the pivot for bell crank 5St19, failed

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in-flight, leading to loss of control of the unsafe condition for the specified substantively from the information
aircraft. Although the occupants managed to products. The MCAI states: provided in the MCAI and related
exit the aircraft safely, the aircraft crashed service information.
and was damaged beyond repair. While the During a recent flight with a DG–500 ELAN
Trainer, the bolt of bearing stand 5RU61, We might have also required different
investigation continues, the most likely cause actions in this AD from those in the
is suspected to be insufficient tightening of which is the pivot for bell crank 5St19, failed
the nut on the bolt of bearing stand 5RU61. in-flight, leading to loss of control of the MCAI in order to follow FAA policies.
This condition, if not corrected, may cause aircraft. Although the occupants managed to Any such differences are described in a
excessive bending loads, leading to exit the aircraft safely, the aircraft crashed separate paragraph of the AD. These
premature failure of the bolt and loss of and was damaged beyond repair. While the requirements take precedence over
control of the aircraft. investigation continues, the most likely cause those copied from the MCAI.
is suspected to be insufficient tightening of
This AD requires actions that are the nut on the bolt of bearing stand 5RU61. FAA’s Determination of the Effective
intended to address the unsafe This condition, if not corrected, may cause Date
condition described in the MCAI. excessive bending loads, leading to
An unsafe condition exists that
DATES: This AD becomes effective premature failure of the bolt and loss of
control of the aircraft. As a precautionary requires the immediate adoption of this
October 25, 2007. AD. The FAA has found that the risk to
measure, for the reasons described above,
On October 25, 2007, the Director of the flying public justifies waiving notice
this Emergency Airworthiness Directive
the Federal Register approved the (EAD) requires a check of the torque on the and comment prior to adoption of this
incorporation by reference of certain affected nut, immediate replacement of any rule, because during a recent flight with
publications listed in this AD. bolts where the torque is found to be a DG–500 ELAN Trainer, the bolt of
We must receive comments on this insufficient and introduces a life limit for the bearing stand 5RU61, which is the pivot
AD by November 5, 2007. affected bolts. Any bolts that have already for bell crank 5St19, failed in flight with
ADDRESSES: You may send comments by exceeded this limit in service must be
replaced, as indicated.
consequent loss of control of the
any of the following methods: aircraft. The most likely cause is
• Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to You may obtain further information insufficient tightening of the nut on the
http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the by examining the MCAI in the AD bolt of bearing stand 5RU61. This
instructions for submitting comments. docket. condition, if not corrected, may cause
• Fax: (202) 493–2251. excessive bending loads that could
• Mail: U.S. Department of Relevant Service Information
result in premature failure of the bolt
Transportation, Docket Operations, M– DG Flugzeugbau GmbH has issued with consequent loss of control of the
30, West Building Ground Floor, Room Technical Note 348/19 and 843/26 aircraft. Therefore, we determined that
W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., (same document), dated June 20, 2007, notice and opportunity for public
Washington, DC 20590. which references Working Instructions comment before issuing this AD are
• Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of DG Flugzeugbau GmbH No. 1 and 2, impracticable and that good cause exists
Transportation, Docket Operations, M– dated June 20, 2007; and Working for making this amendment effective in
30, West Building Ground Floor, Room Instruction DG Flugzeugbau GmbH No. fewer than 30 days.
W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., 3, dated June 25, 2007. The actions
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. described in this service information are Comments Invited
and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, intended to correct the unsafe condition This AD is a final rule that involves
except Federal holidays. identified in the MCAI. requirements affecting flight safety, and
Examining the AD Docket FAA’s Determination and Requirements we did not precede it by notice and
of the AD opportunity for public comment. We
You may examine the AD docket on invite you to send any written relevant
the Internet at http://www.regulations. This product has been approved by data, views, or arguments about this AD.
gov; or in person at the Docket the aviation authority of another Send your comments to an address
Management Facility between 9 a.m. country, and is approved for operation listed under the ADDRESSES section.
and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, in the United States. Pursuant to our Include ‘‘Docket No. FAA–2007–28709;
except Federal holidays. The AD docket bilateral agreement with this State of Directorate Identifier 2007–CE–062–
contains this AD, the regulatory Design Authority, they have notified us AD’’ at the beginning of your comments.
evaluation, any comments received, and of the unsafe condition described in the We specifically invite comments on the
other information. The street address for MCAI and service information overall regulatory, economic,
the Docket Office (telephone (800) 647– referenced above. We are issuing this environmental, and energy aspects of
5527) is in the ADDRESSES section. AD because we evaluated all this AD. We will consider all comments
Comments will be available in the AD information provided by the State of received by the closing date and may
docket shortly after receipt. Design Authority and determined the amend this AD because of those
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Greg unsafe condition exists and is likely to comments.
Davison, Glider Program Manager, 901 exist or develop on other products of the We will post all comments we
Locust, Room 301, Kansas City, same type design. receive, without change, to http://
Missouri 64106; telephone: (816) 329– www.regulations.gov, including any
4130; fax: (816) 329–4090. Differences Between This AD and the
MCAI or Service Information personal information you provide. We
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: will also post a report summarizing each
We have reviewed the MCAI and substantive verbal contact we receive
Discussion related service information and, in about this AD.
The European Aviation Safety Agency general, agree with their substance. But
Authority for This Rulemaking
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(EASA), which is the Technical Agent we might have found it necessary to use
for the Member States of the European different words from those in the MCAI Title 49 of the United States Code
Community, has issued AD No. 2007– to ensure the AD is clear for U.S. specifies the FAA’s authority to issue
0176–E, dated June 22, 2007 (referred to operators and is enforceable. In making rules on aviation safety. Subtitle I,
after this as ‘‘the MCAI’’), to correct an these changes, we do not intend to differ section 106, describes the authority of

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the FAA Administrator. ‘‘Subtitle VII: FAA–2007–28709; Directorate Identifier 7251 3020140; facsimile: +49 7251 3020149;
Aviation Programs,’’ describes in more 2007–CE–062–AD. e-mail: dirks@dg-flugzeugbau.de.
detail the scope of the Agency’s (iii) If the torque is found to be 2.2 ft. lb.
Effective Date (3 Nm) or more, before further flight, increase
authority. (a) This airworthiness directive (AD) the torque of the nut to 9 ft. lb. (12 Nm);
We are issuing this rulemaking under becomes effective October 25, 2007. (2) Unless already replaced as required by
the authority described in ‘‘Subtitle VII, paragraph (f)(1)(i) of this AD, within the next
Part A, Subpart III, Section 44701: Affected ADs
6 months after October 25, 2007 (the effective
General requirements.’’ Under that (b) None. date of this AD) or when the glider reaches
section, Congress charges the FAA with Applicability a total of 1,000 hours TIS, whichever occurs
promoting safe flight of civil aircraft in later, and repetitively thereafter at intervals
(c) This AD applies to Models DG–500 Elan not to exceed 1,000 hours TIS, replace the
air commerce by prescribing regulations Series, DG–500M, and DG–500MB gliders, all
for practices, methods, and procedures affected bolt with a serviceable bolt following
serial numbers, certificated in any category. Working Instruction No. 2, dated June 20,
the Administrator finds necessary for 2007, as referenced in DG Flugzeugbau
safety in air commerce. This regulation Subject
GmbH Technical Note 348/19 and 843/26
is within the scope of that authority (d) Air Transport Association of America (same document), dated June 20, 2007, as
because it addresses an unsafe condition (ATA) Code 27: Flight Controls. applicable to type.
that is likely to exist or develop on Reason (3) Installation of an additional bracket
products identified in this rulemaking following Working Instruction No. 3, dated
(e) The mandatory continuing
action. June 25, 2007, as referenced in DG
airworthiness information (MCAI) states:
Flugzeugbau GmbH Technical Note 348/19
During a recent flight with a DG–500 ELAN
Regulatory Findings and 843/26 (same document), dated June 20,
Trainer, the bolt of bearing stand 5RU61,
2007, as applicable to type, terminates the
We determined that this AD will not which is the pivot for bell crank 5St19, failed
repetitive requirement in paragraph (f)(2) of
have federalism implications under in-flight, leading to loss of control of the
this AD.
Executive Order 13132. This AD will aircraft. Although the occupants managed to
not have a substantial direct effect on exit the aircraft safely, the aircraft crashed FAA AD Differences
and was damaged beyond repair. While the
the States, on the relationship between Note: This AD differs from the MCAI and/
investigation continues, the most likely cause
the national government and the States, is suspected to be insufficient tightening of or service information as follows: No
or on the distribution of power and the nut on the bolt of bearing stand 5RU61. differences.
responsibilities among the various This condition, if not corrected, may cause Other FAA AD Provisions
levels of government. excessive bending loads, leading to
For the reasons discussed above, I premature failure of the bolt and loss of (g) The following provisions also apply to
certify that this AD: control of the aircraft. this AD:
(1) Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory As a precautionary measure, for the (1) Alternative Methods of Compliance
reasons described above, this Emergency (AMOCs): The Manager, Standards Office,
action’’ under Executive Order 12866; FAA, has the authority to approve AMOCs
(2) Is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under Airworthiness Directive (EAD) requires a
check of the torque on the affected nut, for this AD, if requested using the procedures
DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures found in 14 CFR 39.19. Send information to
immediate replacement of any bolts where
(44 FR 11034, February 26, 1979); and the torque is found to be insufficient and ATTN: Greg Davison, Glider Program
(3) Will not have a significant introduces a life limit for the affected bolts. Manager, FAA, Small Airplane Directorate,
economic impact, positive or negative, Any bolts that have already exceeded this 901 Locust, Room 301, Kansas City, Missouri
on a substantial number of small entities limit in service must be replaced, as 64106; telephone: (816) 329–4130; fax: (816)
under the criteria of the Regulatory indicated. 329–4090. Before using any approved AMOC
Flexibility Act. on any airplane to which the AMOC applies,
Actions and Compliance notify your appropriate principal inspector
We prepared a regulatory evaluation
(f) Unless already done, do the following (PI) in the FAA Flight Standards District
of the estimated costs to comply with
actions. Office (FSDO), or lacking a PI, your local
this AD and placed it in the AD docket. (1) Before the next flight after October 25, FSDO.
List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39 2007 (the effective date of this AD) and (2) Airworthy Product: For any requirement
thereafter at intervals not to exceed 12 in this AD to obtain corrective actions from
Air transportation, Aircraft, Aviation months, inspect the actual torque of the nut a manufacturer or other source, use these
safety, Incorporation by reference, that attaches bell crank 5St19 to the bolt actions if they are FAA-approved. Corrective
Safety. following Working Instruction No. 1, dated actions are considered FAA-approved if they
June 20, 2007, as referenced in DG are approved by the State of Design Authority
Adoption of the Amendment Flugzeugbau GmbH Technical Note 348/19 (or their delegated agent). You are required
and 843/26 (same document), dated June 20, to assure the product is airworthy before it
■ Accordingly, under the authority
2007, as applicable to type. is returned to service.
delegated to me by the Administrator, (i) If the torque is found to be less than 2.2 (3) Reporting Requirements: For any
the FAA amends 14 CFR part 39 as ft. lb. (3 Nm), before further flight, replace the reporting requirement in this AD, under the
follows: affected bolt with a serviceable bolt following provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act
Working Instruction No. 2, dated June 20, (44 U.S.C. 3501 et. seq.), the Office of
PART 39—AIRWORTHINESS 2007, as referenced in DG Flugzeugbau Management and Budget (OMB) has
DIRECTIVES GmbH Technical Note 348/19 and 843/26 approved the information collection
(same document), dated June 20, 2007, as requirements and has assigned OMB Control
■ 1. The authority citation for part 39 applicable to type. Number 2120–0056.
continues to read as follows: (ii) Report any findings of insufficient
torque you find within 7 days after Related Information
Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40113, 44701.
insufficient torque is found. Include in your (h) Refer to MCAI EASA AD No. 2007–
§ 39.13 [Amended] report the glider serial number, glider hours 0176–E, dated June 22, 2007, and DG
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time-in-service (TIS), the torque that was Flugzeugbau GmbH Technical Note 348/19
■ 2. The FAA amends § 39.13 by adding
found, and a point of contact name and and 843/26 (same document), dated June 20,
the following new AD: phone number. Send your report to DG 2007; Working Instructions No. 1 and No. 2,
2007–21–01 DG Flugzeugbau GMBH: Flugzeugbau GmbH, Otto-Lilienthal-Weg 2, dated June 20, 2007, as referenced in DG
Amendment 39–15219; Docket No. D–76646 Bruchsal, Germany; telephone: +49 Flugzeugbau GmbH Technical Note 348/19

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and 843/26 (same document), dated June 20, requirements. These changes are and/or ODPs. The complete regulatory
2007; and Working Instruction No. 3, dated designed to provide safe and efficient description of each SIAP and its
June 25, 2007, as referenced in DG use of the navigable airspace and to associated Takeoff Minimums or ODP
Flugzeugbau GmbH Technical Note 348/19 promote safe flight operations under for an identified airport is listed on FAA
and 843/26 (same document), dated June 20,
2007, for related information.
instrument flight rules at the affected form documents which are incorporated
airports. by reference in this amendment under 5
Material Incorporated by Reference U.S.C. 552(a), 1 CFR part 51, and 14
DATES: This rule is effective October 5,
(i) You must use DG Flugzeugbau GmbH CFR part 97.20. The applicable FAA
2007. The compliance date for each
Technical Note 348/19 and 843/26 (same Forms are FAA Forms 8260–3, 8260–4,
document), dated June 20, 2007; Working
SIAP, associated Takeoff Minimums,
8260–5, 8260–15A, and 8260–15B when
Instructions No. 1 and 2 dated June 20, 2007, and ODP is specified in the amendatory
required by an entry on 8260–15A.
and Working Instruction No. 3 dated June 25, provisions. The large number of SIAPs, Takeoff
2007, as referenced in DG Flugzeugbau The incorporation by reference of Minimums and ODPs, in addition to
GmbH Technical Note 348/19 and 843/26 certain publications listed in the their complex nature and the need for
(same document), dated June 20, 2007, to do regulations is approved by the Director
the actions required by this AD, unless the
a special format make publication in the
of the Federal Register as of October 5, Federal Register expensive and
AD specifies otherwise. 2007.
(1) The Director of the Federal Register impractical. Furthermore, airmen do not
approved the incorporation by reference of ADDRESSES: Availability of matters use the regulatory text of the SIAPs,
this service information under 5 U.S.C. incorporated by reference in the Takeoff Minimums or ODPs, but instead
552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. amendment is as follows: refer to their depiction on charts printed
(2) For service information identified in For Examination— by publishers of aeronautical materials.
this AD, contact AMS-Flight d.o.o., 1. FAA Rules Docket, FAA Thus, the advantages of incorporation
Kavciceva 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia. Headquarters Building, 800 by reference are realized and
(3) You may review copies at the FAA, Independence Avenue, SW., publication of the complete description
Central Region, Office of the Regional Washington, DC 20591;
Counsel, 901 Locust, Room 506, Kansas City,
of each SIAP, Takeoff Minimums and
Missouri 64106; or at the National Archives
2. The FAA Regional Office of the ODP listed on FAA forms is
and Records Administration (NARA). For region in which the affected airport is unnecessary. This amendment provides
information on the availability of this located; the affected CFR sections and specifies
material at NARA, call 202–741–6030, or go 3. The National Flight Procedures the types of SIAPs and the effective
to: http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/ Office, 6500 South MacArthur Blvd., dates of the SIAPs, the associated
cfr/ibr-locations.html. Oklahoma City, OK 73169 or, Takeoff Minimums, and ODPs. This
Issued in Kansas City, Missouri on 4. The National Archives and Records amendment also identifies the airport
September 28, 2007. Administration (NARA). For and its location, the procedure, and the
James E. Jackson, information on the availability of this amendment number.
Acting Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, material at NARA, call 202–741–6030,
The Rule
Aircraft Certification Service. or go to: http://www.archives.gov/
federal_register/ This amendment to 14 CFR part 97 is
[FR Doc. E7–19682 Filed 10–4–07; 8:45 am]
code_of_federal_regulations/ effective upon publication of each
BILLING CODE 4910–13–P
ibr_locations.html. separate SIAP, Takeoff Minimums and
Availability—All SIAPs and Takeoff ODP as contained in the transmittal.
Minimums and ODPs are available Some SIAP and Takeoff Minimums and
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
online free of charge. Visit nfdc.faa.gov textual ODP amendments may have
Federal Aviation Administration to register. Additionally, individual been issued previously by the FAA in a
SIAP and Takeoff Minimums and ODP Flight Data Center (FDC) Notice to
14 CFR Part 97 copies may be obtained from: Airmen (NOTAM) as an emergency
1. FAA Public Inquiry Center (APA– action of immediate flight safety relating
[Docket No. 30571; Amdt. No. 3237] directly to published aeronautical
200), FAA Headquarters Building, 800
Independence Avenue, SW., charts. The circumstances which
Standard Instrument Approach created the need for some SIAP and
Procedures, and Takeoff Minimums Washington, DC 20591; or
2. The FAA Regional Office of the Takeoff Minimums and ODP
and Obstacle Departure Procedures; amendments may require making them
Miscellaneous Amendments region in which the affected airport is
located. effective in less than 30 days. For the
AGENCY: Federal Aviation remaining SIAPs and Takeoff
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Minimums and ODPs, an effective date
Administration (FAA), DOT.
Harry. J. Hodges, Flight Procedure at least 30 days after publication is
ACTION: Final rule.
Standards Branch (AFS–420), Flight provided.
SUMMARY: This Rule establishes, Technologies and Programs Division, Further, the SIAPs and Takeoff
amends, suspends, or revokes Standard Flight Standards Service, Federal Minimums and ODPs contained in this
Instrument Approach Procedures Aviation Administration, Mike amendment are based on the criteria
(SIAPs) and associated Takeoff Monroney Aeronautical Center, 6500 contained in the U.S. Standard for
Minimums and Obstacle Departure South MacArthur Blvd., Oklahoma City, Terminal Instrument Procedures
Procedures for operations at certain OK 73169 (Mail Address: P.O. Box (TERPS). In developing these SIAPs and
airports. These regulatory actions are 25082, Oklahoma City, OK 73125) Takeoff Minimums and ODPs, the
needed because of the adoption of new telephone: (405) 954–4164. TERPS criteria were applied to the
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or revised criteria, or because of changes SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This rule conditions existing or anticipated at the
occurring in the National Airspace amends Title 14 of the Code of Federal affected airports. Because of the close
System, such as the commissioning of Regulations, Part 97 (14 CFR part 97), by and immediate relationship between
new navigational facilities, adding new establishing, amending, suspending, or these SIAPs, Takeoff Minimums and
obstacles, or changing air traffic revoking SIAPs, Takeoff Minimums ODPs, and safety in air commerce, I find

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