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Proposed Rules Federal Register


Vol. 71, No. 27

Thursday, February 9, 2006

This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER • Government-wide rulemaking Web 19477–78), or you may visit http://
contains notices to the public of the proposed site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov dms.dot.gov.
issuance of rules and regulations. The and follow the instructions for sending
purpose of these notices is to give interested Examining the Docket
your comments electronically.
persons an opportunity to participate in the You may examine the AD docket on
rule making prior to the adoption of the final
• Mail: Docket Management Facility,
U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov, or in
rules. person at the Docket Management
Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building,
room PL–401, Washington, DC 20590. Facility office between 9 a.m. and 5
• Fax: (202) 493–2251. p.m., Monday through Friday, except
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Federal holidays. The Docket
• Hand Delivery: Room PL–401 on
Federal Aviation Administration Management Facility office (telephone
the plaza level of the Nassif Building, (800) 647–5227) is located on the plaza
400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, level of the Nassif Building at the DOT
14 CFR Part 39 DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday street address stated in the ADDRESSES
[Docket No. FAA–2006–23840; Directorate through Friday, except Federal holidays. section. Comments will be available in
Identifier 2005–NM–232–AD] Contact British Aerospace Regional the AD docket shortly after the Docket
RIN 2120–AA64 Aircraft American Support, 13850 Management System receives them.
Mclearen Road, Herndon, Virginia
Airworthiness Directives; BAE 20171, for service information identified Discussion
Systems (Operations) Limited Model in this proposed AD. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA),
BAe 146 and Model Avro 146–RJ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dan which is the airworthiness authority for
Airplanes Rodina, Aerospace Engineer, the United Kingdom, notified us that an
International Branch, ANM–116, FAA, unsafe condition may exist on certain
AGENCY: Federal Aviation BAE Systems (Operations) Limited
Administration (FAA), Department of Transport Airplane Directorate, 1601
Lind Avenue, SW., Renton, Washington Model BAe 146 and Model Avro 146–
Transportation (DOT). RJ airplanes. The CAA advises that a
98055–4056; telephone (425) 227–2125;
ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking structural analysis by the manufacturer
fax (425) 227–1149.
(NPRM). revealed that rapid decompression of
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
the flight compartment with the door
SUMMARY: The FAA proposes to adopt a
Comments Invited closed would cause structural
new airworthiness directive (AD) for
deformation of the left bulkhead
certain BAE Systems (Operations) We invite you to submit any relevant structure at frame 12, and the attached
Limited Model BAe 146 and Model written data, views, or arguments cable duct structure. The duct structure
Avro 146–RJ airplanes. This proposed regarding this proposed AD. Send your protects the cables for the primary flight
AD would require modifying the control comments to an address listed in the controls. Deformation of the cable duct
cable duct on the left bulkhead structure ADDRESSES section. Include the docket
structure in the event of a rapid
at frame 12, and for certain airplanes, number ‘‘FAA–2006–23840; Directorate decompression could result in
the forward toilet bulkhead structure. Identifier 2005–NM–232–AD’’ at the restriction of the primary flight controls
This proposed AD results from a beginning of your comments. We and consequent reduced controllability
structural analysis by the manufacturer specifically invite comments on the of the airplane.
which revealed that rapid overall regulatory, economic,
decompression of the flight environmental, and energy aspects of Relevant Service Information
compartment with the door closed the proposed AD. We will consider all BAE Systems (Operations) Limited
could cause structural deformation of comments received by the closing date has issued Modification Service Bulletin
the left bulkhead structure at frame 12, and may amend the proposed AD in SB.25–459–36241A, Revision 1, dated
and of the attached cable duct structure. light of those comments. March 30, 2005. The service bulletin
The duct structure protects the cables We will post all comments we describes procedures for modifying the
for the primary flight controls. We are receive, without change, to http:// control cable duct on the left bulkhead
proposing this AD to prevent dms.dot.gov, including any personal structure at frame 12, and for modifying
deformation of the cable duct structure information you provide. We will also the forward toilet bulkhead structure.
in the event of a rapid decompression, post a report summarizing each The modification of the control cable
which could result in restriction of the substantive verbal contact with FAA duct includes, among other things,
primary flight controls and consequent personnel concerning this proposed AD. installing new, stronger duct structure.
reduced controllability of the airplane. Using the search function of that Web The modification of the forward toilet
DATES: We must receive comments on site, anyone can find and read the bulkhead includes, among other things,
this proposed AD by March 13, 2006. comments in any of our dockets, installing new inserts and a new
ADDRESSES: Use one of the following including the name of the individual support plate. Accomplishing the
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addresses to submit comments on this who sent the comment (or signed the actions specified in the service
proposed AD. comment on behalf of an association, information is intended to adequately
• DOT Docket Web site: Go to http:// business, labor union, etc.). You may address the unsafe condition. The CAA
dms.dot.gov and follow the instructions review the DOT’s complete Privacy Act mandated the service information and
for sending your comments Statement in the Federal Register issued British airworthiness directive
electronically. published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR G–2005–0026, dated September 21,

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2005, to ensure the continued products identified in this rulemaking Model Avro 146–RJ70A, 146–RJ85A, and
airworthiness of these airplanes in the action. 146–RJ100A airplanes; certificated in any
United Kingdom. category; as identified in BAE Systems
Regulatory Findings (Operations) Limited Modification Service
FAA’s Determination and Requirements We have determined that this Bulletin SB.25–459–36241A, Revision 1,
of the Proposed AD proposed AD would not have federalism dated March 30, 2005.
These airplane models are implications under Executive Order Unsafe Condition
manufactured in the United Kingdom 13132. This proposed AD would not (d) This AD results from a structural
and are type certificated for operation in have a substantial direct effect on the analysis by the manufacturer which revealed
the United States under the provisions States, on the relationship between the that rapid decompression of the flight
of section 21.29 of the Federal Aviation national Government and the States, or compartment with the door closed could
Regulations (14 CFR 21.29) and the on the distribution of power and cause structural deformation of the left
applicable bilateral airworthiness responsibilities among the various bulkhead structure at frame 12, and of the
agreement. Pursuant to this bilateral levels of government. attached cable duct structure. The duct
airworthiness agreement, the CAA has For the reasons discussed above, I structure protects the cables for the primary
flight controls. We are issuing this AD to
kept the FAA informed of the situation certify that the proposed regulation:
prevent deformation of the cable duct
described above. We have examined the 1. Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory structure in the event of a rapid
CAA’s findings, evaluated all pertinent action’’ under Executive Order 12866; decompression, which could result in
information, and determined that we 2. Is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under the restriction of the primary flight controls and
need to issue an AD for airplanes of this DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures consequent reduced controllability of the
type design that are certificated for (44 FR 11034, February 26, 1979); and airplane.
operation in the United States. 3. Will not have a significant
Compliance
Therefore, we are proposing this AD, economic impact, positive or negative,
which would require accomplishing the on a substantial number of small entities (e) You are responsible for having the
under the criteria of the Regulatory actions required by this AD performed within
actions specified in the service
Flexibility Act. the compliance times specified, unless the
information described previously. actions have already been done.
We prepared a regulatory evaluation
Costs of Compliance of the estimated costs to comply with Modification
This proposed AD would affect about this proposed AD and placed it in the (f) Within 9 months after the effective date
19 airplanes of U.S. registry. AD docket. See the ADDRESSES section of this AD: Do the actions specified in either
The modification specified in Part 1 for a location to examine the regulatory paragraph (f)(1) or (f)(2) of this AD by doing
of the service bulletin would take about evaluation. all the applicable actions specified in the
21 work hours per airplane, at an Accomplishment Instructions of BAE
average labor rate of $65 per work hour. List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39 Systems (Operations) Limited Modification
Required parts would be free of charge. Air transportation, Aircraft, Aviation Service Bulletin SB.25–459–36241A,
safety, Safety. Revision 1, dated March 30, 2005.
Based on these figures, the estimated
(1) For airplanes on which BAE
cost of the proposed AD is $1,365 per The Proposed Amendment Modification HCM50303C has been installed,
airplane. but on which BAE Modification HCM30033E,
The modification specified in Part 2 Accordingly, under the authority HCM30033F, HCM30033G, or HCM30033N
of the service bulletin would take about delegated to me by the Administrator, has not been installed: Modify the control
5 work hours per airplane, at an average the FAA proposes to amend 14 CFR part cable duct on the left bulkhead structure at
labor rate of $65 per work hour. 39 as follows: frame 12 in accordance with Part 1 of the
Required parts would be free of charge. Accomplishment Instructions of the service
Based on these figures, the estimated PART 39—AIRWORTHINESS bulletin.
cost of the proposed AD is $325 per DIRECTIVES (2) For airplanes on which BAE
Modification HCM50303C has been installed,
airplane. 1. The authority citation for part 39 and on which BAE Modification
Authority for This Rulemaking continues to read as follows: HCM30033E, HCM30033F, HCM30033G, or
Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40113, 44701. HCM30033N has also been installed: Modify
Title 49 of the United States Code the control cable duct on the left bulkhead
specifies the FAA’s authority to issue § 39.13 [Amended] structure at frame 12 and the forward toilet
rules on aviation safety. Subtitle I, 2. The Federal Aviation bulkhead structure in accordance with Parts
section 106, describes the authority of Administration (FAA) amends § 39.13 1 and 2 of the Accomplishment Instructions
the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, by adding the following new
of the service bulletin.
Aviation Programs, describes in more airworthiness directive (AD): Modifications Accomplished According to
detail the scope of the Agency’s Previous Issue of Service Bulletin
authority. BAE Systems (Operations) Limited
(Formerly British Aerospace Regional (g) Modifications accomplished before the
We are issuing this rulemaking under effective date of this AD in accordance with
the authority described in subtitle VII, Aircraft): Docket No. FAA–2006–23840;
Directorate Identifier 2005–NM–232–AD. BAE Systems (Operations) Limited
part A, subpart III, section 44701, Modification Service Bulletin SB.25–459–
‘‘General requirements.’’ Under that Comments Due Date 36241A, dated July 22, 2004, are considered
section, Congress charges the FAA with (a) The FAA must receive comments on acceptable for compliance with the
promoting safe flight of civil aircraft in this AD action by March 13, 2006. corresponding action specified in this AD.
air commerce by prescribing regulations Affected ADs Alternative Methods of Compliance
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for practices, methods, and procedures (AMOCs)


the Administrator finds necessary for (b) None.
(h)(1) The Manager, International Branch,
safety in air commerce. This regulation Applicability ANM–116, Transport Airplane Directorate,
is within the scope of that authority (c) This AD applies to BAE Systems FAA, has the authority to approve AMOCs
because it addresses an unsafe condition (Operations) Limited Model BAe 146–100A, for this AD, if requested in accordance with
that is likely to exist or develop on –200A, and –300A series airplanes, and the procedures found in 14 CFR 39.19.

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(2) Before using any AMOC approved in • Government-wide rulemaking Web person at the Docket Management
accordance with § 39.19 on any airplane to site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov Facility office between 9 a.m. and 5
which the AMOC applies, notify the and follow the instructions for sending p.m., Monday through Friday, except
appropriate principal inspector in the FAA your comments electronically. Federal holidays. The Docket
Flight Standards Certificate Holding District • Mail: Docket Management Facility,
Office.
Management Facility office (telephone
U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 (800) 647–5227) is located on the plaza
Related Information Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building, level of the Nassif Building at the DOT
(i) British airworthiness directive G–2005– room PL–401, Washington, DC 20590. street address stated in the ADDRESSES
0026, dated September 21, 2005, also • Fax: (202) 493–2251. section. Comments will be available in
addresses the subject of this AD. • Hand Delivery: Room PL–401 on the AD docket shortly after the Docket
Issued in Renton, Washington, on January
the plaza level of the Nassif Building, Management System receives them.
31, 2006. 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington,
DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday Discussion
Ali Bahrami,
through Friday, except Federal holidays. Transport Canada Civil Aviation
Manager, Transport Airplane Directorate, Contact Bombardier, Inc., Canadair,
Aircraft Certification Service.
(TCCA), which is the airworthiness
Aerospace Group, P.O. Box 6087, authority for Canada, notified us that an
[FR Doc. E6–1762 Filed 2–8–06; 8:45 am] Station Centre-ville, Montreal, Quebec unsafe condition may exist on
BILLING CODE 4910–13–P H3C 3G9, Canada, for service Bombardier Model CL–600–2B19
information identified in this proposed (Regional Jet Series 100 & 440)
AD. airplanes, serial numbers 7003 and
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: subsequent, on which Modsum
Federal Aviation Administration Richard Beckwith, Aerospace Engineer, TC601R16421 has not been
Airframe and Propulsion Branch, ANE– incorporated. TCCA advises that during
14 CFR Part 39 171, FAA, New York Aircraft a complete-airplane fatigue test on a
Certification Office, 1600 Stewart Model CL–600–2B19 (Regional Jet
[Docket No. FAA–2006–23841; Directorate Avenue, suite 410, Westbury, New York Series 100) airplane, a crack was
Identifier 2005–NM–214–AD] 11590; telephone (516) 228–7302; fax discovered at the lower forward corner
RIN 2120–AA64 (516) 794–5531. of the cargo door skin cut-out. This
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: condition, if not corrected, could result
Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier in reduced structural integrity of the
Model CL–600–2B19 (Regional Jet Comments Invited airplane.
Series 100 & 440) Airplanes We invite you to submit any relevant
written data, views, or arguments Relevant Service Information
AGENCY: Federal Aviation regarding this proposed AD. Send your Bombardier has issued Canadair
Administration (FAA), Department of comments to an address listed in the Regional Jet Temporary Revision (TR)
Transportation (DOT). 2B–2109, dated October 13, 2005, to
ADDRESSES section. Include the docket
ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking number ‘‘FAA–2006–23841; Directorate Appendix B, ‘‘Airworthiness
(NPRM). Identifier 2005–NM–214–AD’’ at the Limitations,’’ of the Canadair Regional
SUMMARY: The FAA proposes to adopt a beginning of your comments. We Jet Maintenance Requirements Manual
new airworthiness directive (AD) for specifically invite comments on the (MRM). The TR includes Airworthiness
certain Bombardier Model CL–600– overall regulatory, economic, Limitations (AWL) Task 53–61–141,
2B19 (Regional Jet Series 100 & 440) environmental, and energy aspects of which revises thresholds and revises
airplanes. This proposed AD would the proposed AD. We will consider all repeat inspection intervals for the cargo
require revising the Airworthiness comments received by the closing date door skin cut-out. The cargo door skin
Limitations section of the Instructions and may amend the proposed AD in cut-out is identified as a principal
for Continuing Airworthiness of the light of those comments. structural element. Accomplishing the
Maintenance Requirements Manual to We will post all comments we actions specified in the service
include revised threshold and repeat receive, without change, to http:// information is intended to adequately
inspection intervals for the cargo door dms.dot.gov, including any personal address the unsafe condition. TCCA
skin cut-out. This proposed AD results information you provide. We will also mandated AWL Task 53–61–141 of the
from a report that a crack was post a report summarizing each TR and issued Canadian airworthiness
discovered at the lower forward corner substantive verbal contact with FAA directive CF–2005–05, dated February
of a cargo door skin cut-out during personnel concerning this proposed AD. 18, 2005, to ensure the continued
fatigue testing. We are proposing this Using the search function of that Web airworthiness of these airplanes in
AD to detect and correct cracking in the site, anyone can find and read the Canada.
lower forward corner of the cargo door comments in any of our dockets,
FAA’s Determination and Requirements
skin cut-out, which could result in including the name of the individual
of the Proposed AD
reduced structural integrity of the who sent the comment (or signed the
comment on behalf of an association, These airplane models are
airplane. manufactured in Canada and are type
business, labor union, etc.). You may
DATES: We must receive comments on review the DOT’s complete Privacy Act certificated for operation in the United
this proposed AD by March 13, 2006. Statement in the Federal Register States under the provisions of section
ADDRESSES: Use one of the following published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 21.29 of the Federal Aviation
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addresses to submit comments on this 19477–78), or you may visit http:// Regulations (14 CFR 21.29) and the
proposed AD. dms.dot.gov. applicable bilateral airworthiness
• DOT Docket Web site: Go to agreement. Pursuant to this bilateral
http://dms.dot.gov and follow the Examining the Docket airworthiness agreement, TCCA has
instructions for sending your comments You may examine the AD docket on kept the FAA informed of the situation
electronically. the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov, or in described above. We have examined

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