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48918 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No.

161 / Monday, August 22, 2005 / Proposed Rules

Actions Compliance Procedures

(iii) Any MLG shock absorber assembly, P/N 532.10.12.175, with any
S/N that starts with AM 001 through AM 017, AM 019, AM 021
through AM 063, AM 065 through AM 070, AM 072 through AM
074, AM 080, AM 084, AM 086, AM 089, AM 090, AM 093 through
AM 096, AM 099, or AM 103 through AM 107

Note 1: AD 2002–14–22, issued on July 8, Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on August Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building,
2002 (67 FR 46582), and AD 2004–06–05, 16, 2005. Room PL–401, Washington, DC 20590–
issued on March 15, 2004 (69 FR 13712), are Terry L. Chasteen, 001.
still applicable. Acting Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, • Fax: 1–202–493–2251.
Aircraft Certification Service. • Hand Delivery: Room PL–401 on
Note 2: The FAA recommends that you [FR Doc. 05–16528 Filed 8–19–05; 8:45 am] the plaza level of the Nassif Building,
send any removed parts or assemblies to
BILLING CODE 4910–13–P 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington,
DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday
through Friday, except Federal holidays.
May I Request an Alternative Method of DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION To get the service information
identified in this proposed AD, contact
Federal Aviation Administration CENTRAIR, Aerodome B.P.N. 44, 36300
(f) You may request a different
method of compliance or a different Le Blanc, France; telephone:
14 CFR Part 39
compliance time for this AD by; facsimile:
following the procedures in 14 CFR [Docket No. FAA–2005–21951; Directorate
Identifier 2005–CE–39–AD] To view the comments to this
39.19. Unless FAA authorizes
otherwise, send your request to your RIN 2120–AA64 proposed AD, go to http://dms.dot.gov.
principal inspector. The principal This is docket number FAA–2005–
inspector may add comments and will Airworthiness Directives; CENTRAIR 21951; Directorate Identifier 2005–CE–
send your request to the Manager, 101 Series Gliders 39–AD.
Standards Office, Small Airplane AGENCY: Federal Aviation FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Greg
Directorate, FAA. For information on Administration (FAA), DOT. Davison, Aerospace Engineer, FAA,
any already approved alternative Small Directorate, 901 Locust, Room
ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking
methods of compliance, contact Doug 301, Kansas City, Missouri 64106;
Rudolph, Aerospace Engineer, FAA, telephone: (816) 329–4130; facsimile:
Small Airplane Directorate, 901 Locust, SUMMARY: The FAA proposes to adopt a (816) 329–4090.
Room 301, Kansas City, Missouri 64106; new airworthiness directive (AD) for all SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
telephone: (816) 329–4059; facsimile: CENTRAIR 101 Series gliders. This
proposed AD would require you to Comments Invited
(816) 329–4090.
make pen and ink changes to the How do I comment on this proposed
Is There Other Information That Limitations Section of the glider AD? We invite you to submit any
Relates to This Subject? maintenance manual to eliminate written relevant data, views, or
contradictory information concerning arguments regarding this proposal. Send
(g) Swiss AD Number HB–2005–168,
the structural life limit. This proposed your comments to an address listed
dated May 3, 2005, also addresses the
AD results from a review by FAA of the under ADDRESSES. Include the docket
subject of this AD.
Limitations Section of the CENTRAIR number, ‘‘FAA–2005–21951; Directorate
May I Get Copies of the Documents Model 101AP glider maintenance Identifier 2005–CE–39–AD’’ at the
Referenced in This AD? manual that revealed conflicting beginning of your comments. We will
information concerning the structural post all comments we receive, without
(h) To get copies of the documents life limit. We are issuing this proposed change, to http://dms.dot.gov, including
referenced in this AD, contact Pilatus AD to assure that the published life any personal information you provide.
Aircraft Ltd., Customer Liaison limit is adhered to and to prevent We will also post a report summarizing
Manager, CH–6371 Stans, Switzerland; structural failure of the glider once this each substantive verbal contact with
telephone: +41 41 619 6208; facsimile: life limit is reached. FAA personnel concerning this
+41 41 619 7311; e-mail: DATES: We must receive any comments proposed rulemaking. Using the search
SupportPC12@pilatus-aircraft.com or on this proposed AD by September 26, function of our docket Web site, anyone
from Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd., 2005. can find and read the comments
Product Support Department, 11755 ADDRESSES: Use one of the following to received into any of our dockets,
Airport Way, Broomfield, Colorado submit comments on this proposed AD: including the name of the individual
80021; telephone: (303) 465–9099; • DOT Docket Web site: Go to who sent the comment (or signed the
facsimile: (303) 465–6040. To view the http://dms.dot.gov and follow the comment on behalf of an association,
AD docket, go to the Docket instructions for sending your comments business, labor union, etc.). This is
Management Facility; U.S. Department electronically. docket number FAA–2005–21951;
of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, • Government-wide rulemaking Web Directorate Identifier 2005–CE–39–AD.
SW., Nassif Building, Room PL–401, site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov You may review the DOT’s complete
Washington, DC, or on the Internet at and follow the instructions for sending Privacy Act Statement in the Federal
http://dms.dot.gov. This is docket your comments electronically. Register published on April 11, 2000
number FAA–2005–22018; Directorate • Mail: Docket Management Facility; (65 FR 19477–78) or you may visit
Identifier 2005–CE–41–AD. U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 http://dms.dot.gov.

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Are there any specific portions of this Limitations Section of the CENTRAIR CENTRAIR 101—101 P—101 A—101
proposed AD I should pay attention to? Model 101AP glider maintenance AP Maintenance Manual under
We specifically invite comments on the manual revealed conflicting information ‘‘General Inspection,’’ to read, ‘‘The
overall regulatory, economic, concerning the structural life limit. Page general inspection should be executed
environmental, and energy aspects of 5.1 of this manual specifies inspection every 5 years until the 3,000-hour time-
this proposed AD. If you contact us criteria upon accumulating 3,000 hours in-service structural life limit is met.’’
through a nonwritten communication time-in-service (TIS). However, page
and that contact relates to a substantive 5.01 of the manual identifies a structural The above change enforces the 3,000
part of this proposed AD, we will life limit of 3,000-hour TIS. CENTRAIR hours structural life limit set out in page
summarize the contact and place the has verified that all the 101 series 5.01—Life Limits of the maintenance
summary in the docket. We will gliders delivered to the United States manual.
consider all comments received by the have a 3,000-hour life limit with no How does the revision to 14 CFR part
closing date and may amend this current extension. 39 affect this proposed AD? On July 10,
proposed AD in light of those comments Cumulative fatigue damage and 2002, we published a new version of 14
and contacts. fatigue cracking damage would CFR part 39 (67 FR 47997, July 22,
sufficiently reduce residual strength of 2002), which governs FAA’s AD system.
Docket Information the airframe and result in failure of the This regulation now includes material
Where can I go to view the docket airframe. that relates to altered products, special
information? You may view the AD What is the potential impact if FAA
docket that contains the proposal, any took no action? If this situation is not flight permits, and alternative methods
comments received, and any final corrected, the published life limit may of compliance. This material previously
disposition in person at the DMS Docket not be adhered to and the structural was included in each individual AD.
Offices between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. integrity of the glider could be Since this material is included in 14
(eastern time), Monday through Friday, compromised. CFR part 39, we will not include it in
except Federal holidays. The Docket future AD actions.
FAA’s Determination and Requirements
Office (telephone 1–800–647–5227) is Costs of Compliance
of This Proposed AD
located on the plaza level of the
Department of Transportation NASSIF What has FAA decided? We have How many gliders would this
Building at the street address stated in evaluated all pertinent information and proposed AD impact? We estimate that
ADDRESSES. You may also view the AD identified an unsafe condition that is this proposed AD affects 51 gliders in
docket on the Internet at http:// likely to exist or develop on other the U.S. registry.
dms.dot.gov. The comments will be products of this same type design. For
available in the AD docket shortly after this reason, we are proposing AD action. What would be the cost impact of this
the DMS receives them. What would this proposed AD proposed AD on owners/operators of the
require? This proposed AD would affected gliders? We estimate the
Discussion require you to, using pen and ink, following costs to do this proposed
What events have caused this change Section 5.1 of the Limitations change of the maintenance manual:
proposed AD? A review by FAA of the Section of the CENTRAIR Gliders

Total cost
Total cost
Labor cost Parts cost on U.S.
per glider operators

1 work hour × $65 = $65 .................................................................................................................. Not Applicable .. $65 $3,315

Authority for This Rulemaking that is likely to exist or develop on 2. Is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under the
products identified in this AD. DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures
What authority does FAA have for (44 FR 11034, February 26, 1979); and
issuing this rulemaking action? Title 49 Regulatory Findings
of the United States Code specifies the 3. Will not have a significant
FAA’s authority to issue rules on Would this proposed AD impact economic impact, positive or negative,
aviation safety. Subtitle I, Section 106 various entities? We have determined on a substantial number of small entities
describes the authority of the FAA that this proposed AD would not have under the criteria of the Regulatory
Administrator. Subtitle VII, Aviation federalism implications under Executive Flexibility Act.
Programs, describes in more detail the Order 13132. This proposed AD would We prepared a summary of the costs
scope of the agency’s authority. not have a substantial direct effect on to comply with this proposed AD (and
the States, on the relationship between other information as included in the
We are issuing this rulemaking under the National Government and the States,
the authority described in Subtitle VII, Regulatory Evaluation) and placed it in
or on the distribution of power and the AD Docket. You may get a copy of
Part A, Subpart III, Section 44701,
responsibilities among the various this summary by sending a request to us
‘‘General requirements.’’ Under that
levels of government. at the address listed under ADDRESSES.
section, Congress charges the FAA with
promoting safe flight of civil aircraft in Would this proposed AD involve a Include ‘‘AD Docket FAA–2005–21951;
air commerce by prescribing regulations significant rule or regulatory action? For Directorate Identifier 2005–CE–39–AD’’
for practices, methods, and procedures the reasons discussed above, I certify in your request.
the Administrator finds necessary for that this proposed AD: List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39
safety in air commerce. This regulation 1. Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory
is within the scope of that authority action’’ under Executive Order 12866; Air transportation, Aircraft, Aviation
because it addresses an unsafe condition safety, Safety.

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The Proposed Amendment CENTRAIR: Docket No. FAA–2005–21951; What Is the Unsafe Condition Presented in
Directorate Identifier 2005–CE–39–AD. This AD?
Accordingly, under the authority
delegated to me by the Administrator, When Is the Last Date I Can Submit (d) This AD is the result of a review by
the Federal Aviation Administration Comments on This Proposed AD? FAA of the Limitations Section of the
proposes to amend 14 CFR part 39 as CENTRAIR Model 101AP glider maintenance
(a) We must receive comments on this
follows: manual that revealed conflicting information
proposed airworthiness directive (AD) by
concerning the structural life limit. The
September 26, 2005.
PART 39—AIRWORTHINESS actions specified in this AD are intended to
DIRECTIVES What Other ADs Are Affected by This assure that the published life limit is adhered
Action? to and to prevent structural failure of the
1. The authority citation for part 39 glider once this life limit is reached.
continues to read as follows: (b) None.
What Gliders Are Affected by This AD? What Must I Do To Address This Problem?
Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40113, 44701.
(c) This AD affects Models 101, 101A, (e) To address this problem, you must do
§ 39.13 [Amended] the following:
101AP, and 101P gliders, all serial numbers,
2. The FAA amends § 39.13 by adding certificated in any category.
the following new airworthiness
directive (AD):

Actions Compliance Procedures

Using pen and ink, change Section 5.1 of the Within the next 30 days after the effective The owner/operator holding at least a private
Limitations Section of the CENTRAIR Gliders date of this AD. pilot certificate as authorized by section
CENTRAIR 101–101 P–101 A–101 AP Main- 43.7 of the Federal Aviation Regulations
tenance Manual under ‘‘General Inspection,’’ (14 CFR 43.7) may modify the maintenance
to read, ‘‘The general inspection should be manual as specified in paragraph (e) of this
executed every 5 years until the 3,000-hour AD. Make an entry into the aircraft records
time-in-service structural life limit is met.’’ The showing compliance with this portion of the
above change enforces the 3,000-hour struc- AD following section 43.9 of the Federal
tural life limit set out in page 5.01—Life Lim- Aviation Regulations (14 CFR 43.9).
its of the maintenance manual.
Note: Section 5.0 of the Limitations Section of the CENTRAIR Gliders CENTRAIR 101–101 P–101 A–101 AP Maintenance Manual, date of
approval, December 16, 1983, references 14 CFR Section 91.163. The Code of Federal Regulations has changed. The correct reference is Sec-
tion 91.403.

May I Request an Alternative Method of Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on August covering the overall operations of
Compliance? 15, 2005. nonbank U.S. parent companies and
(f) You may request a different method of Terry L. Chasteen, their nonbank foreign affiliates. To
compliance or a different compliance time Acting Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, address the current needs of data users
for this AD by following the procedures in 14 Aircraft Certification Service. while at the same time keeping the
CFR 39.19. Unless FAA authorizes otherwise, [FR Doc. 05–16529 Filed 8–19–05; 8:45 am] respondent burden as low as possible,
send your request to your principal BILLING CODE 4910–13–P BEA proposes modification, addition, or
inspector. The principal inspector may add deletion of items on the survey forms
comments and will send your request to the and in the reporting criteria. Most of the
Manager, Standards Office, Small Airplane DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE changes are proposed to bring the BE–
Directorate, FAA. For information on any 11 forms and related instructions into
already approved alternative methods of Bureau of Economic Analysis conformity with the 2004 BE–10,
compliance, contact Greg Davison, Aerospace Benchmark Survey of U.S. Direct
Engineer, FAA, Small Airplane Directorate, 15 CFR Part 806 Investment Abroad.
901 Locust, Room 301, Kansas City, Missouri DATES: Comments on this proposed rule
[Docket No. 050726200–5200–01]
64106; telephone: (816) 329–4130; facsimile: will receive consideration if submitted
(816) 329–4090. RIN 0691–AA58 on or before 5 p.m. October 21, 2005.
May I Get Copies of the Documents ADDRESSES: You may submit comments,
Direct Investment Surveys: BE–11,
Referenced in This AD?
Annual Survey of U.S. Direct identified by RIN 0691–AA58, and
(g) To get copies of the documents Investment Abroad referencing the agency name (Bureau of
referenced in this AD, contact CENTRAIR, Economic Analysis), by any of the
Aerodome B.P.N. 44, 36300 Le Blanc, France; AGENCY: Bureau of Economic Analysis, following methods:
telephone:; facsimile: Commerce. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// To view the AD docket, go to ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. www.regulations.gov. Follow the
the Docket Management Facility; U.S. instructions for submitting comments.
Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh SUMMARY: This proposed rule amends For agency, select ‘‘Commerce
Street, SW., Nassif Building, Room PL–401, regulations of the Bureau of Economic Department—all.’’
Washington, DC, or on the Internet at http:/ Analysis, Department of Commerce • E-mail: Obie.Whichard@bea.gov.
/dms.dot.gov. This is docket number FAA– (BEA) to set forth the reporting • Fax: Office of the Chief,
2005–21951; Directorate Identifier 2005–CE– requirements for the BE–11, Annual International Investment Division, (202)
39–AD. Survey of U.S. Direct Investment 606–5318.
Abroad. The BE–11 survey is conducted • Mail: Office of the Chief,
annually and is a sample survey that International Investment Division, U.S.
obtains financial and operating data Department of Commerce, Bureau of

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