Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received

Summary:

This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR). The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. 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.

Dates:

Comments on this petition must identify the petition docket number involved and must be received on or before April 6, 2011.

Addresses:

You may send comments identified by Docket Number FAA-2011-0140 using any of the following methods:

Government-wide rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions for sending your comments electronically.

Mail: Send comments to the Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590.

Fax: Fax comments to the Docket Management Facility at 202-493-2251.

Hand Delivery: Bring comments to the Docket Management Facility 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.

Privacy: We will post all comments we receive, without change, to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information you provide. Using the search function of our docket Web site, anyone can find and read the comments received into any of our dockets, including the name of the individual sending the comment (or signing the comment for an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT's complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477-78).

Docket: To read background documents or comments received, go to http://www.regulations.gov at any time or to the Docket Management Facility 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.

For further information contact:

Keira Jones (202) 267-4024, Tyneka Thomas (202) 267-7626, or David Staples (202) 267-4058, Office of Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591.

This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85.

Issued in Washington, DC, on March 11, 2011. Pamela Hamilton-Powell,

Director, Office of Rulemaking.

Petition for Exemption

Docket No.: FAA-2011-0140.

Petitioner: Federal Express.

Section of 14 CFR Affected:14 CFR 121.619.

Description of Relief Sought:

Federal Express is seeking relief to allow their aircraft, with an approved EFVS (Enhanced Flight Vision System) and properly trained crews, to be dispatched or released to a destination when the forecast weather is below the published Category I approach minimums, but not lower than one-quarter mile. EVFS is a recently developed infrared sensor that provides real-time video images for display on the HUD to the pilot.

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