2018-13973. Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; FlightScan Corporation  

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    AGENCY:

    Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

    ACTION:

    Notice; reopening of comment period.

    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.

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    DATES:

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

    ADDRESSES:

    Send comments identified by docket number FAA-2017-1065 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.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 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.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    On April 12, 2018, the FAA published a notice in the Federal Register seeking comment regarding the petition for exemption submitted by FlightScan Corporation, (83 FR 15892). On May 3, 2018, the petitioner posted to the docket a revised petition that is available to the public and not marked proprietary and confidential. The FAA is reopening the comment period for this revised petition for exemption to provide adequate opportunity for comment.

    This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85.

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    Issued in Washington, DC, on June 22, 2018.

    Lirio Liu,

    Executive Director, Office of Rulemaking.

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    Petition for Exemption

    Docket No.: FAA-2017-1065.

    Petitioner: FlightScan Corporation.

    Section(s) of 14 CFR Affected: §§ 45.23(b); 45.29(b)(3); 91.9(b); 91.105(a)(2), (b); 91.107; 91.109; 91.113(b); 91.119; 91.121; 91.203; 91.205(b)(13), (14), (15) & (17); 91.207.

    Description of Relief Sought: The petitioner is requesting relief in order to operate the Schiebel CAMCOPTER S-100, a medium risk (ICAO Risk Class III) vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), with a maximum takeoff weight of 440 pounds. The requested operation would allow the petitioner to provide commercial aerial monitoring during the day of critical national infrastructure beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) in the United States, as stipulated in section 2210 of the FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-13973 Filed 6-28-18; 8:45 am]

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Document Information

Published:
06/29/2018
Department:
Transportation Department
Agency:
Federal Aviation Administration
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice; reopening of comment period.
Document Number:
2018-13973
Dates:
Comments on this petition must identify the petition docket number and must be received on or before July 13, 2018.
Pages:
30814-30815 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Summary Notice No. PE-2017-101A
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2018-13973.pdf