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12064 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No.

50 / Thursday, March 15, 2007 / Rules and Regulations

Issued in Burlington, Massachusetts, on Streamlined Issuance of AD Any such differences are highlighted in
March 7, 2007. a NOTE within the AD.
The FAA is implementing a new
Peter A. White,
process for streamlining the issuance of Costs of Compliance
Acting Manager, Engine and Propeller ADs related to MCAI. The streamlined
Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service. process will allow us to adopt MCAI We estimate that this AD will affect 8
[FR Doc. E7–4536 Filed 3–14–07; 8:45 am] safety requirements in a more efficient products of U.S. registry. We also
BILLING CODE 4910–13–P manner and will reduce safety risks to estimate that it will take about 2 work-
the public. This process continues to hours per product to comply with basic
follow all FAA AD issuance processes to requirements of this AD. The average
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION meet legal, economic, Administrative labor rate is $80 per work-hour.
Procedure Act, and Federal Register Required parts will cost about $100 per
Federal Aviation Administration product. Where the service information
requirements. We also continue to meet
our technical decision-making lists required parts costs that are
14 CFR Part 39 covered under warranty, we have
responsibilities to identify and correct
[Docket No. FAA–2006–26497; Directorate unsafe conditions on U.S.-certificated assumed that there will be no charge for
Identifier 2006–CE–082–AD; Amendment products. these parts. As we do not control
39–14989; AD 2007–06–08] This AD references the MCAI and warranty coverage for affected parties,
RIN 2120–AA64 related service information that we some parties may incur costs higher
considered in forming the engineering than estimated here. Based on these
Airworthiness Directives; basis to correct the unsafe condition. figures, we estimate the cost of this AD
Przedsiebiorstwo Doswiadczalno- The AD contains text copied from the to the U.S. operators to be $2,080, or
Produkcyjne Szybownictwa ‘‘PZL– MCAI and for this reason might not $260 per product.
Bielsko’’ Model SZD–50–3 ‘‘Puchacz’’ follow our plain language principles. Authority for This Rulemaking
Gliders Discussion Title 49 of the United States Code
AGENCY: Federal Aviation We issued a notice of proposed specifies the FAA’s authority to issue
Administration (FAA), Department of rulemaking (NPRM) to amend 14 CFR rules on aviation safety. Subtitle I,
Transportation (DOT). part 39 to include an AD that would section 106, describes the authority of
ACTION: Final rule. apply to the specified products. That the FAA Administrator. ‘‘Subtitle VII:
NPRM was published in the Federal Aviation Programs,’’ describes in more
SUMMARY: We are adopting a new Register on January 5, 2007 (72 FR 485). detail the scope of the Agency’s
airworthiness directive (AD) for the That NPRM proposed to correct an authority.
products listed above. This AD results unsafe condition for the specified We are issuing this rulemaking under
from mandatory continuing products. The MCAI states that some the authority described in ‘‘Subtitle VII,
airworthiness information (MCAI) cases of turnbuckle adjusting screws Part A, Subpart III, Section 44701:
issued by an aviation authority of fatigue failure have occurred, due to General requirements.’’ Under that
another country to identify and correct lateral load component applied by section, Congress charges the FAA with
an unsafe condition on an aviation pilot’s foot. Such events may lead to promoting safe flight of civil aircraft in
product. The MCAI describes the unsafe rudder and pedals disconnection. air commerce by prescribing regulations
condition as:
Comments for practices, methods, and procedures
Some cases of turnbuckle adjusting screws the Administrator finds necessary for
fatigue failure have occurred, due to lateral We gave the public the opportunity to safety in air commerce. This regulation
load component applied by pilot’s foot. Such participate in developing this AD. We is within the scope of that authority
events may lead to rudder and pedals received no comments on the NPRM or
because it addresses an unsafe condition
on the determination of the cost to the that is likely to exist or develop on
We are issuing this AD to require public. products identified in this rulemaking
actions to correct the unsafe condition Conclusion action.
on these products.
DATES: This AD becomes effective April
We reviewed the available data and Regulatory Findings
19, 2007. determined that air safety and the
We determined that this AD will not
The Director of the Federal Register public interest require adopting the AD
have federalism implications under
approved the incorporation by reference as proposed.
Executive Order 13132. This AD will
of certain publications listed in this AD Differences Between This AD and the not have a substantial direct effect on
as of April 19, 2007. MCAI or Service Information the States, on the relationship between
ADDRESSES: You may examine the AD We have reviewed the MCAI and the national government and the States,
docket on the Internet at http:// related service information and, in or on the distribution of power and or in person at the Docket general, agree with their substance. But responsibilities among the various
Management Facility, U.S. Department we might have found it necessary to use levels of government.
of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, different words from those in the MCAI For the reasons discussed above, I
SW., Nassif Building, Room PL–401, to ensure the AD is clear for U.S. certify this AD:
Washington, DC. operators and is enforceable. In making (1) Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: these changes, we do not intend to differ action’’ under Executive Order 12866;
Gregory Davison, Aerospace Engineer, substantively from the information (2) Is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under
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FAA, Small Airplane Directorate, 901 provided in the MCAI and related DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures
Locust, Room 301, Kansas City, service information. (44 FR 11034, February 26, 1979); and
Missouri 64106; telephone: (816) 329– We might also have required different (3) Will not have a significant
4130; fax: (816) 329–4090. actions in this AD from those in the economic impact, positive or negative,
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: MCAI in order to follow FAA policies. on a substantial number of small entities

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Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 50 / Thursday, March 15, 2007 / Rules and Regulations 12065

under the criteria of the Regulatory effective date of this AD), install the extra AMOCs for this AD, if requested using the
Flexibility Act. pull rod between the rear pedals and procedures found in 14 CFR 39.19. Before
We prepared a regulatory evaluation turnbuckle adjusting screws following Allstar using any approved AMOC on any airplane
of the estimated costs to comply with PZL Glider Sp. Z o.o. Mandatory Service to which the AMOC applies, notify your
Bulletin No. BE–057/SZD–50–3/2006
this AD and placed it in the AD Docket. appropriate principal inspector (PI) in the
‘‘PUCHACZ’’, dated October 16, 2006, except
FAA Flight Standards District Office (FSDO),
Examining the AD Docket as specified in paragraphs (e)(1) through
(e)(4) of this AD. For owners/operators that or lacking a PI, your local FSDO.
You may examine the AD docket on have installed an additional short cable (2) Airworthy Product: For any requirement
the Internet at; or in between the rear seat pedal and turnbuckle in this AD to obtain corrective actions from
person at the Docket Management prior to Allstar PZL’s issuance of Mandatory a manufacturer or other source, use these
Facility between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Service Bulletin No. BE–057/SZD–50–3/2006 actions if they are FAA-approved. Corrective
Monday through Friday, except Federal ‘‘PUCHACZ’’, dated October 16, 2006, this actions are considered FAA-approved if they
holidays. The AD docket contains the additional short cable assembly must comply are approved by the State of Design Authority
NPRM, the regulatory evaluation, any with the requirements of Allstar PZL Glider (or their delegated agent). You are required
comments received, and other Sp. Z o.o. Mandatory Service Bulletin No. to assure the product is airworthy before it
BE–057/SZD–50–3/2006 ‘‘PUCHACZ’’, dated
information. The street address for the October 16, 2006. Upon completion, a
is returned to service.
Docket Office (telephone (800) 647– logbook entry is required. (3) Reporting Requirements: For any
5227) is in the ADDRESSES section. (1) Paragraph 1 of Allstar PZL Glider Sp. reporting requirement in this AD, under the
Comments will be available in the AD Z o.o. Mandatory Service Bulletin No. BE– provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act
docket shortly after receipt. 057/SZD–50–3/2006 ‘‘PUCHACZ’’, dated (44 U.S.C. 3501 et.seq.), the Office of
October 16, 2006, describes the dimension Management and Budget (OMB) has
List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39 length of the extra segment pull rod to be 140 approved the information collection
Air transportation, Aircraft, Aviation mm. Modify this to read: ‘‘140 mm (5.5118 requirements and has assigned OMB Control
safety, Incorporation by reference, inches).’’ Number 2120–0056.
Safety. (2) Paragraph 4 of Allstar PZL Glider Sp.
Z o.o. Mandatory Service Bulletin No. BE– Material Incorporated by Reference
Adoption of the Amendment 057/SZD–50–3/2006 ‘‘PUCHACZ’’, dated (g) You must use Allstar PZL Glider Sp. Z
October 16, 2006, describes the dimensions
■ Accordingly, under the authority o.o. Mandatory Service Bulletin No. BE–057/
of the short pull rod to be 3 mm diameter
delegated to me by the Administrator, core and approximately 140 mm. Modify this SZD–50–3/2006 ‘‘PUCHACZ’’, dated October
the FAA amends 14 CFR part 39 as to read: ‘‘3 mm (0.1181 inch) and 140 mm 16, 2006, to do the actions required by this
follows: (5.5118 inches).’’ AD, unless the AD specifies otherwise.
(3) Paragraph 4.4 of Allstar PZL Glider Sp. (1) The Director of the Federal Register
PART 39—AIRWORTHINESS Z o.o. Mandatory Service Bulletin No. BE– approved the incorporation by reference of
DIRECTIVES 057/SZD–50–3/2006 ‘‘PUCHACZ’’, dated this service information under 5 U.S.C.
October 16, 2006, describes a 1 mm diameter 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51.
■ 1. The authority citation for part 39 cotter pin. Modify this to read: ‘‘1 mm (2) For service information identified in
continues to read as follows: (0.03937 inch).’’ this AD, contact AllStar PZL Glider Sp. zo.o.,
(4) Paragraph 5 of Allstar PZL Glider Sp.
Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40113, 44701. ul. Cieszyńska 325, 43 300 Bielsko-Biala;
Z o.o. Mandatory Service Bulletin No. BE–
057/SZD–50–3/2006 ‘‘PUCHACZ’’, dated telephone: +48 (0)33 8125021; fax: +48 (0)33
§ 39.13 [Amended] 8123739; e-mail:
October 16, 2006, reads, ‘‘The parts necessary
■ 2. The FAA amends § 39.13 by adding for modification are available at Allstar PZL (3) You may review copies at the FAA,
the following new AD: Glider, or substitute aircraft parts may be Central Region, Office of the Regional
2007–06–08 Przedsiebiorstwo used—capable to withstand a load of 6100N Counsel, 901 Locust, Room 506, Kansas City,
Doswiadczalno-Produkcyjne at minimum.’’ Change this to read: ‘‘The Missouri 64106; or at the National Archives
Szybownictwa ‘‘PZL-Bielsko’’: parts necessary for modification are available and Records Administration (NARA). For
Amendment 39–14989; Docket No. at Allstar PZL Glider, or substitute aircraft information on the availability of this
FAA–2006–26497; Directorate Identifier parts may be used—capable to withstand a material at NARA, call 202–741–6030, or go
2006–CE–082–AD. load of 6100N (1,372 lbs) at minimum. If a to:
substitute part is used, the hole diameter
Effective Date code_of_federal_regulations/
specified in Figure 1 of the service bulletin
as ‘; 6 Hg’ means a 6 mm (0.2362 inch) ibr_locations.html.
(a) This airworthiness directive (AD)
becomes effective April 19, 2007. diameter hole with a dimensional tolerance Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on March
of +0.03 mm (+0.0012 inch). Contact the 7, 2007.
Affected ADs manufacturer for further details.’’
(b) None. David R. Showers,
FAA AD Differences Acting Manager, Small Airplane Directorate,
Note: This AD differs from the MCAI and/ Aircraft Certification Service.
(c) This AD applies to Model SZD–50–3 or service information as follows: Paragraphs [FR Doc. E7–4541 Filed 3–14–07; 8:45 am]
‘‘Puchacz’’ Gliders, all serial numbers, (e)(1) through (e)(4) of this AD have been
certificated in any category. BILLING CODE 4910–13–P
added to clarify certain procedures in the
Reason service bulletin.
(d) The mandatory continuing Other FAA AD Provisions
airworthiness information (MCAI) states:
Some cases of turnbuckle adjusting screws (f) The following provisions also apply to
fatigue failure have occurred, due to lateral this AD:
load component applied by pilot’s foot. Such (1) Alternative Methods of Compliance
(AMOCs): The Manager, Standards Staff,
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events may lead to rudder and pedals

disconnection. FAA, ATTN: Gregory Davison, Aerospace
Engineer, FAA, Small Airplane Directorate,
Actions and Compliance 901 Locust, Room 301, Kansas City, Missouri
(e) Unless already done, within the next 3 64106; telephone: (816) 329–4130; fax: (816)
calendar months after April 19, 2007 (the 329–4090, has the authority to approve

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