Anda di halaman 1dari 3

67084 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No.

223 / Monday, November 20, 2006 / Proposed Rules

(1) For Model EMB–135ER, –135KE, (2) For Model EMB–135BJ airplanes: the service information specified in Table 1
–135KL, –135LR, –145, –145ER, –145MR, EMBRAER Service Bulletin 145LEG–28– of this AD are considered acceptable for
–145LR, –145XR, –145MP, and –145EP 0018, Revision 01, dated April 20, 2005. compliance with the corresponding actions
airplanes: EMBRAER Service Bulletin 145– Credit for Actions Accomplished Using Prior specified in this AD.
28–0023, Revision 05, dated May 15, 2006. Revisions of Service Information
(g) Actions accomplished before the
effective date of this AD in accordance with

TABLE 1.—EMBRAER SERVICE INFORMATION


Service Bulletin Revision level Dated

145–28–0023 ......................................................................... 04 ........................................................................................... November 7, 2005.


145–28–0023 ......................................................................... 03 ........................................................................................... April 27, 2005.
145–28–0023 ......................................................................... 02 ........................................................................................... November 8, 2004.
145–28–0023 ......................................................................... 01 ........................................................................................... June 9, 2004.
145–28–0023 ......................................................................... Original .................................................................................. April 19, 2004.
145LEG–28–0018 .................................................................. Original .................................................................................. April 23, 2004.

Alternative Methods of Compliance issued by an aviation authority of Comments will be available in the AD
(AMOCs) another country to identify and correct docket shortly after receipt.
(h)(1) The Manager, ANM–116, an unsafe condition on an aviation FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
International Branch, Transport Airplane product. The MCAI describes the unsafe Albert J. Mercado, Aerospace Engineer,
Directorate, FAA, has the authority to condition as an excessive lateral play FAA, Small Airplane Directorate, 901
approve AMOCs for this AD, if requested in caused by a nonconforming washer
accordance with the procedures found in 14 Locust, Room 301, Kansas City,
CFR 39.19. might lead to the deterioration of the Missouri, 64106; telephone: (816) 329–
(2) Before using any AMOC approved in elevator trim tab bearing fatigue 4119; fax: (816) 329–4090.
accordance with § 39.19 on any airplane to resistance. The proposed AD would SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
which the AMOC applies, notify the require actions that are intended to
appropriate principal inspector in the FAA address the unsafe condition described Streamlined Issuance of AD
Flight Standards Certificate Holding District in the MCAI. The FAA is implementing a new
Office.
DATES: We must receive comments on process for streamlining the issuance of
Related Information this proposed AD by December 20, ADs related to MCAI. The streamlined
(i) Brazilian airworthiness directive 2006– 2006. process will allow us to adopt MCAI
06–02, dated June 28, 2006, also addresses safety requirements in a more efficient
the subject of this AD. ADDRESSES: You may send comments by manner and will reduce safety risks to
any of the following methods: the public. This process continues to
Issued in Renton, Washington, on
• DOT Docket Web Site: Go to follow all FAA AD issuance processes to
November 8, 2006.
http://dms.dot.gov and follow the meet legal, economic, Administrative
Ali Bahrami,
instructions for sending your comments Procedure Act, and Federal Register
Manager, Transport Airplane Directorate, electronically.
Aircraft Certification Service. requirements. We also continue to meet
• Fax: (202) 493–2251. our technical decision-making
[FR Doc. E6–19540 Filed 11–17–06; 8:45 am]
• Mail: Docket Management Facility, responsibilities to identify and correct
BILLING CODE 4910–13–P
U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 unsafe conditions on U.S.-certificated
Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building, products.
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Room PL–401, Washington, DC 20590– This proposed AD references the
0001. MCAI and related service information
Federal Aviation Administration • Hand Delivery: Room PL–401 on that we considered in forming the
the plaza level of the Nassif Building, engineering basis to correct the unsafe
14 CFR Part 39 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, condition. The proposed AD contains
DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday text copied from the MCAI and for this
[Docket No. FAA–2006–26191; Directorate through Friday, except Federal holidays.
Identifier 2006–CE–60–AD] reason might not follow our plain
• Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// language principles.
RIN 2120–AA64 www.regulations.gov. Follow the
instructions for submitting comments. Comments Invited
Airworthiness Directives; EADS We invite you to send any written
SOCATA Model TBM 700 Airplanes Examining the AD Docket relevant data, views, or arguments about
AGENCY: Federal Aviation You may examine the AD docket on this proposed AD. Send your comments
Administration (FAA), Department of the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov; or in to an address listed under the
Transportation (DOT). person at the Docket Management ADDRESSES section. Include ‘‘Docket No.
ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking Facility between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., FAA–2006–26191; Directorate Identifier
Monday through Friday, except Federal 2006–CE–60–AD’’ at the beginning of
sroberts on PROD1PC70 with PROPOSALS

(NPRM).
holidays. The AD docket contains this your comments. We specifically invite
SUMMARY: We propose to adopt a new proposed AD, the regulatory evaluation, comments on the overall regulatory,
airworthiness directive (AD) for the any comments received, and other economic, environmental, and energy
products listed above. This proposed information. The street address for the aspects of this proposed AD. We will
AD results from mandatory continuing Docket Office (telephone (800) 647– consider all comments received by the
airworthiness information (MCAI) 5227) is in the ADDRESSES section. closing date and may amend this

VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:07 Nov 17, 2006 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 E:\FR\FM\20NOP1.SGM 20NOP1
Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 223 / Monday, November 20, 2006 / Proposed Rules 67085

proposed AD because of those We might also have proposed 1. Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory
comments. different actions in this AD from those action’’ under Executive Order 12866;
We will post all comments we in the MCAI in order to follow FAA 2. Is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under the
receive, without change, to http:// policies. Any such differences are DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures
dms.dot.gov, including any personal described in a separate paragraph of the (44 FR 11034, February 26, 1979); and
information you provide. We will also proposed AD. These requirements, if 3. Will not have a significant
post a report summarizing each ultimately adopted, will take economic impact, positive or negative,
substantive verbal contact we receive precedence over the actions copied from on a substantial number of small entities
about this proposed AD. the MCAI. under the criteria of the Regulatory
Flexibility Act.
Discussion Costs of Compliance We prepared a regulatory evaluation
The Direction générale de l’aviation Based on the service information, we of the estimated costs to comply with
civile (DGAC), which is the aviation estimate that this proposed AD would this proposed AD and placed it in the
authority for France, has issued French affect about 52 products of U.S. registry. AD docket.
AD No F–2006–028, dated February 1, We also estimate that it would take
2006 (referred to after this as ‘‘the about 2 work-hours per product to List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39
MCAI’’), to correct an unsafe condition comply with the proposed AD. The Air transportation, Aircraft, Aviation
for the specified products. The MCAI average labor rate is $80 per work-hour. safety, Safety.
states an excessive lateral play caused Required parts would cost about $500
The Proposed Amendment
by a nonconforming washer might lead per product. Where the service
to the deterioration of the elevator trim information lists required parts costs Accordingly, under the authority
tab bearing fatigue resistance. If not that are covered under warranty, we delegated to me by the Administrator,
corrected, lateral play could generate have assumed that there will be no the FAA proposes to amend 14 CFR part
deterioration of bearing fatigue life. The charge for these costs. As we do not 39 as follows:
MCAI requires a check for absence of control warranty coverage for affected
play and installation, if necessary, of a parties, some parties may incur costs PART 39—AIRWORTHINESS
setting washer. You may obtain further higher than estimated here. Based on DIRECTIVES
information by examining the MCAI in these figures, we estimate the cost of the 1. The authority citation for part 39
the AD docket. proposed AD on U.S. operators to be continues to read as follows:
$34,320, or $660 per product.
Relevant Service Information Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40113, 44701.
EADS SOCATA has issued TBM Authority for This Rulemaking
§ 39.13 [Amended]
Aircraft Mandatory Service Bulletin SB Title 49 of the United States Code 2. The FAA amends § 39.13 by adding
70–135, ATA No. 55, dated December specifies the FAA’s authority to issue the following new AD:
2005. The actions described in this rules on aviation safety. Subtitle I,
service information are intended to section 106, describes the authority of EADS SOCATA: Docket No. FAA–2006–
correct the unsafe condition identified the FAA Administrator. ‘‘Subtitle VII: 26191; Directorate Identifier 2006–CE–
60–AD.
in the MCAI. Aviation Programs,’’ describes in more
detail the scope of the Agency’s Comments Due Date
FAA’s Determination and Requirements
authority. (a) We must receive comments by
of the Proposed AD We are issuing this rulemaking under December 20, 2006.
This product has been approved by the authority described in ‘‘Subtitle VII,
the aviation authority of another Affected ADs
Part A, Subpart III, Section 44701:
country, and is approved for operation General requirements.’’ Under that (b) None.
in the United States. Pursuant to our section, Congress charges the FAA with Applicability
bilateral agreement with this State of promoting safe flight of civil aircraft in (c) This AD applies to EADS SOCATA
Design Authority, they have notified us air commerce by prescribing regulations TBM 700 airplanes, serial numbers 271
of the unsafe condition described in the for practices, methods, and procedures through 328, certificated in any category.
MCAI and service information the Administrator finds necessary for
referenced above. We are proposing this Reason
safety in air commerce. This regulation
AD because we evaluated all is within the scope of that authority (d) The mandatory continuing
information and determined the unsafe because it addresses an unsafe condition airworthiness information (MCAI) states an
condition exists and is likely to exist or excessive lateral play caused by a
that is likely to exist or develop on nonconforming washer might lead to the
develop on other products of the same products identified in this rulemaking deterioration of the elevator trim tab bearing
type design. action. fatigue resistance.
Differences Between This Proposed AD Regulatory Findings Actions and Compliance
and the MCAI or Service Information We determined that this proposed AD (e) Unless already done, within the next
We have reviewed the MCAI and would not have federalism implications 100 hours time-in-service (TIS) or 12 months,
related service information and, in under Executive Order 13132. This whichever occurs first, after the effective date
general, agree with their substance. But proposed AD would not have a of this AD, verify there is no lateral play for
we might have found it necessary to use substantial direct effect on the States, on both elevator trim tabs and correct, as
different words from those in the MCAI necessary, by installing a setting washer as
the relationship between the national
sroberts on PROD1PC70 with PROPOSALS

instructed in the EADS SOCATA TBM


to ensure the AD is clear for U.S. Government and the States, or on the Aircraft Mandatory Service Bulletin SB 70–
operators and is enforceable. In making distribution of power and 135, ATA No. 55, dated December 2005.
these changes, we do not intend to differ responsibilities among the various
substantively from the information levels of government. FAA AD Differences
provided in the MCAI and related For the reasons discussed above, I Note: This AD differs from the MCAI and/
service information. certify this proposed regulation: or service information as follows:

VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:07 Nov 17, 2006 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 E:\FR\FM\20NOP1.SGM 20NOP1
67086 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 223 / Monday, November 20, 2006 / Proposed Rules

Compliance time is defined as within 100 requirements for the BE–125, Quarterly 1441 L Street, NW., Washington, DC
hours TIS or 12 months whichever occurs Survey of Transactions in Selected 20005.
first. Services and Intangible Assets with • Public Inspection: Comments may
Other FAA AD Provisions Foreign Persons. This rule would be inspected at BEA’s offices, 1441 L
replace the rule for a similar but more Street, NW., Room 7006, between 8:30
(f) The following provisions also apply to
this AD:
limited survey, the BE–25, Quarterly a.m. and 5 p.m., Eastern Time Monday
(1) Alternative Methods of Compliance Survey of Transactions with through Friday.
(AMOCs): The Manager, Standards Staff, Unaffiliated Foreign Persons in Selected FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Obie
FAA, ATTN: Albert J. Mercado, Aerospace Services and in Intangible Assets. A G. Whichard, Chief, International
Engineer, FAA, Small Airplane Directorate, new agency form number and survey Investment Division (BE–50), Bureau of
901 Locust, Room 301, Kansas City, Missouri, title are being introduced because the Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of
64106; telephone: (816) 329–4119; fax: (816) survey program is being reconfigured to Commerce, Washington, DC 20230;
329–4090, has the authority to approve begin collection of data on transactions
AMOCs for this AD, if requested using the
e-mail Obie.Whichard@bea.gov.; or
with affiliated foreigners using the same phone (202) 606–9890.
procedures found in 14 CFR 39.19.
(2) Airworthy Product: For any requirement
survey instruments as are used to collect SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This
in this AD to obtain corrective actions from information on transactions with proposed rule would amend 15 CFR
a manufacturer or other source, use these unaffiliated foreigners and because part 801.9 to replace the reporting
actions if they are FAA-approved. Corrective services once collected on an annual requirements for the BE–25, Quarterly
actions are considered FAA-approved if they basis would now be collected quarterly. Survey of Transactions with
are approved by the State of Design Authority This change will allow respondents to Unaffiliated Foreign Persons in Selected
(or their delegated agent). You are required report transactions in services and
to assure the product is airworthy before it Services and in Intangible Assets, with
intangible assets with foreign persons requirements for the BE–125, Quarterly
is returned to service. on one quarterly survey, rather than on
(3) Reporting Requirements: For any Survey of Transactions in Selected
reporting requirement in this AD, under the
as many as three different quarterly Services and Intangible Assets with
provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act surveys and one annual survey. If Foreign Persons. The Department of
(44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Office of adopted the BE–125 survey would be Commerce, as part of its continuing
Management and Budget (OMB) has conducted quarterly beginning with the effort to reduce paperwork and
approved the information collection first quarter of 2007. respondent burden, invites the general
requirements and has assigned OMB Control The proposed BE–125 survey data are public and other Federal agencies to
Number 2120–0056. used to update universe estimates from comment on proposed and/or
Related Information similar data reported on the BE–120, continuing information collections, as
(g) Refer to MCAI Direction générale de Benchmark Survey of Transactions in required by the Paperwork Reduction
l’aviation civile Airworthiness Directive No. Selected Services and Intangible Assets Act of 1995.
F–2006–028, dated February 01, 2006; and with Foreign Persons and on the
EADS SOCATA TBM Aircraft Mandatory benchmark and quarterly direct Description of Changes
Service Bulletin SB 70–135, ATA No. 55, investment surveys that were The proposed BE–125 survey would
dated December 2005, for related administered to collect data on be a mandatory survey and would be
information. transactions with affiliated foreign conducted, beginning with transactions
Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on persons. for the first quarter of 2007, by BEA
November 9, 2006. under the International Investment and
DATES: Comments on this proposed rule
David R. Showers, Trade in Services Survey Act (22 U.S.C.
will receive consideration if submitted
Acting Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, in writing on or before 5 p.m. January 3101–3108), hereinafter, ‘‘the Act.’’ For
Aircraft Certification Service. the initial quarter of coverage, BEA
19, 2007.
[FR Doc. E6–19545 Filed 11–17–06; 8:45 am] would send the survey to potential
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments,
BILLING CODE 4910–13–P respondents in March of 2007;
identified by RIN 0691–AA61, and responses would be due by May 15,
referencing the agency name (Bureau of 2007.
Economic Analysis), by any of the BEA maintains a continuing dialogue
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE following methods: with respondents and with data users,
Bureau of Economic Analysis • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// including its own internal users, to
www.regulations.gov. Follow the ensure that, as far as possible, the
15 CFR Part 801 instructions for submitting comments. required data serve their intended
For agency, select ‘‘Commerce purposes and are available from existing
[Docket No. 061005856–6256–01] Department—all.’’ records, that instructions are clear, and
RIN 0691–AA61 • E-mail: Obie.Whichard@bea.gov. that unreasonable burdens are not
• Fax: Office of the Chief, imposed. In reaching decisions on what
International Services Surveys: BE– International Investment Division, (202) questions to include in the survey, BEA
125, Quarterly Survey of Transactions 606–5318. considered the Government’s need for
in Selected Services and Intangible • Mail: Office of the Chief, the data, the burden imposed on
Assets With Foreign Persons International Investment Division, U.S. respondents, the quality of the likely
AGENCY: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Department of Commerce, Bureau of responses (for example, whether the
Commerce. Economic Analysis, BE–50, Washington, data are available on respondents’
sroberts on PROD1PC70 with PROPOSALS

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.


DC 20230. books), and BEA’s experience in
• Hand Delivery/Courier: Office of the previous related annual and quarterly
SUMMARY: This proposed rule amends Chief, International Investment surveys.
regulations of the Bureau of Economic Division, U.S. Department of Commerce, If implemented, the BE–125 would
Analysis, Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis, BE–50, collect all the same information as the
(BEA) to set forth the reporting Shipping and Receiving, Section M100, BE–25, Quarterly Survey of

VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:07 Nov 17, 2006 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 E:\FR\FM\20NOP1.SGM 20NOP1