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Federal Register / Vol. 71, No.

94 / Tuesday, May 16, 2006 / Rules and Regulations 28257

List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39 harnesses with non-conductive hoses; in Issued in Renton, Washington, on May 8,
accordance with Part I of the 2006.
Air transportation, Aircraft, Aviation Accomplishment Instructions of the service Ali Bahrami,
safety, Incorporation by reference, bulletin.
Safety. Manager, Transport Airplane Directorate,
(2) For all remaining airplanes as identified Aircraft Certification Service.
Adoption of the Amendment in paragraph 1.1.2 of the service bulletin:
Replace the protective tubes of the wiring [FR Doc. 06–4502 Filed 5–15–06; 8:45 am]
■ Accordingly, under the authority harnesses of the refueling vent and pilot BILLING CODE 4910–13–P

delegated to me by the Administrator, valves with non-conductive hoses; in


the FAA amends 14 CFR part 39 as accordance with Part II of the
follows: Accomplishment Instructions of the service DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
bulletin.
PART 39—AIRWORTHINESS Federal Aviation Administration
Credit for Prior Revision of Service
DIRECTIVES Information
14 CFR Part 39
■ 1. The authority citation for part 39 (g) Actions accomplished before the
effective date of this AD in accordance with [Docket No. FAA–2006–24118; Directorate
continues to read as follows:
EMBRAER Service Bulletin 120–28–0014, Identifier 2006–NM–034–AD; Amendment
Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40113, 44701. dated April 19, 2004, are considered 39–14594; AD 2006–10–10]
acceptable for compliance with the
§ 39.13 [Amended] RIN 2120–AA64
corresponding requirements of this AD.
■ 2. The Federal Aviation Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier
Alternative Methods of Compliance
Administration (FAA) amends § 39.13 Model BD–100–1A10 Airplanes
(AMOCs)
by adding the following new
airworthiness directive (AD): (h)(1) The Manager, International Branch, AGENCY: Federal Aviation
ANM–116, Transport Airplane Directorate,
2006–10–09 Empresa Brasileira de FAA, has the authority to approve AMOCs
Administration (FAA), Department of
Aeronautica S.A. (EMBRAER): for this AD, if requested in accordance with Transportation (DOT).
Amendment 39–14593. Docket No. the procedures found in 14 CFR 39.19. ACTION: Final rule.
FAA–2006–24120; Directorate Identifier (2) Before using any AMOC approved in
2006–NM–021–AD. accordance with § 39.19 on any airplane to SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new
Effective Date which the AMOC applies, notify the airworthiness directive (AD) for certain
appropriate principal inspector in the FAA Bombardier Model BD–100–1A10
(a) This AD becomes effective June 20,
Flight Standards Certificate Holding District airplanes. This AD requires an
2006.
Office. inspection for signs of arcing or heat
Affected ADs damage of the electrical connections of
Related Information
(b) None.
(i) Brazilian airworthiness directive 2005– the terminal blocks, ground studs, and
Applicability 12–04, effective January 19, 2006, also the end of the wires and surrounding
addresses the subject of this AD. insulation for the windshield and side
(c) This AD applies to all EMBRAER Model
EMB–120, –120ER, –120FC, –120QC, and
window anti-ice systems; and repairing
Material Incorporated by Reference
–120RT airplanes in operation, certificated in any arced or damaged electrical
(j) You must use EMBRAER Service connection. This AD also requires re-
any category.
Bulletin 120–28–0014, Revision 01, dated torquing electrical connections of the
Unsafe Condition November 4, 2004, to perform the actions
terminal blocks and ground studs for the
(d) This AD results from a fuel system that are required by this AD, unless the AD
specifies otherwise. The Director of the windshield and side window anti-ice
review conducted by the manufacturer. We systems. This AD results from an in-
are issuing this AD to prevent a potential Federal Register approved the incorporation
source of ignition near a fuel tank, which, in by reference of this document in accordance service incident involving smoke and
combination with flammable fuel vapors, with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. odor in the cockpit. We are issuing this
could result in a fuel tank explosion. EMBRAER Service Bulletin 120–28–0014, AD to prevent loose electrical
Revision 01, dated November 4, 2004, connections that could arc and overheat,
Compliance contains the following effective pages: and cause wiring damage of the
(e) You are responsible for having the windshield and side window anti-ice
actions required by this AD performed within Revision systems. Such wiring damage could
Date shown on
the compliance times specified, unless the Page No. level shown page result in smoke and/or fire in the flight
actions have already been done. on page
compartment.
Rerouting Harnesses and Replacing Harness 1–4 ............. 01 .............. Nov. 4, 2004. DATES: This AD becomes effective June
Conduits 5–71 ........... Original ...... April 19, 2004. 20, 2006.
(f) Within 5,000 flight hours after the The Director of the Federal Register
effective date of this AD, perform the actions Contact Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica
approved the incorporation by reference
specified in paragraph (f)(1) or (f)(2) of this S.A. (EMBRAER), P.O. Box 343—CEP 12.225,
AD, as applicable, in accordance with the Sao Jose dos Campos—SP, Brazil, for a copy of a certain publication listed in the AD
Accomplishment Instructions of EMBRAER of this service information. You may review as of June 20, 2006.
Service Bulletin 120–28–0014, Revision 01, copies at the Docket Management Facility, ADDRESSES: You may examine the AD
dated November 4, 2004. U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 docket on the Internet at http://
(1) For Group I airplanes as identified in Seventh Street, SW., Room PL–401, Nassif dms.dot.gov or in person at the Docket
paragraph 1.1.1(a) or for Group II airplanes as Building, Washington, DC; on the Internet at Management Facility, U.S. Department
http://dms.dot.gov; or at the National
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identified in paragraph 1.1.1(b) of the service of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street,


bulletin, as applicable: Modify the supports Archives and Records Administration
and wiring of the refueling vent and pilot (NARA). For information on the availability SW., Nassif Building, Room PL–401,
valves wiring harnesses; reroute the of this material at the NARA, call (202) 741– Washington, DC.
harnesses to prevent interference with 6030, or go to http://www.archives.gov/ Contact Bombardier, Inc., Bombardier
adjacent strobe light connectors; and replace federal_register/code_of_federal_regulations/ Regional Aircraft Division, 123 Garratt
the protective tubes and conduits of the ibr_locations.html. Boulevard, Downsview, Ontario M3K

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28258 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 94 / Tuesday, May 16, 2006 / Rules and Regulations

1Y5, Canada, for service information Authority for This Rulemaking Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40113, 44701.
identified in this AD. Title 49 of the United States Code § 39.13 [Amended]
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: specifies the FAA’s authority to issue
Wing Chan, Aerospace Engineer, rules on aviation safety. Subtitle I, ■ 2. The Federal Aviation
Systems and Flight Test Branch, ANE– section 106, describes the authority of Administration (FAA) amends § 39.13
172, New York Aircraft Certification the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, by adding the following new
Office, FAA, 1600 Stewart Avenue, Aviation Programs, describes in more airworthiness directive (AD):
Suite 410, Westbury, New York 11590; detail the scope of the Agency’s 2006–10–10 Bombardier, Inc.: Amendment
telephone (516) 228–7311; fax (516) authority. 39–14594. Docket No. FAA–2006–24118;
794–5531. We are issuing this rulemaking under Directorate Identifier 2006–NM–034–AD.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: the authority described in subtitle VII,
Effective Date
Examining the Docket part A, subpart III, section 44701,
‘‘General requirements.’’ Under that (a) This AD becomes effective June 20,
You may examine the airworthiness section, Congress charges the FAA with 2006.
directive (AD) docket on the Internet at promoting safe flight of civil aircraft in Affected ADs
http://dms.dot.gov or in person at the air commerce by prescribing regulations
Docket Management Facility office (b) None.
for practices, methods, and procedures
between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday the Administrator finds necessary for Applicability
through Friday, except Federal holidays. safety in air commerce. This regulation (c) This AD applies to Bombardier Model
The Docket Management Facility office is within the scope of that authority BD–100–1A10 airplanes, serial numbers
(telephone (800) 647–5227) is located on because it addresses an unsafe condition 20006 through 20046 inclusive, 20048,
the plaza level of the Nassif Building at that is likely to exist or develop on 20051, and 20052; certificated in any
the street address stated in the products identified in this rulemaking category.
ADDRESSES section. action. Unsafe Condition
Discussion Regulatory Findings (d) This AD results from an in-service
The FAA issued a notice of proposed incident involving smoke and odor in the
We have determined that this AD will cockpit. We are issuing this AD to prevent
rulemaking (NPRM) to amend 14 CFR not have federalism implications under
part 39 to include an AD that would loose electrical connections that could arc
Executive Order 13132. This AD will and overheat, and cause wiring damage of the
apply to certain Bombardier Model BD– not have a substantial direct effect on windshield and side window anti-ice
100–1A10 airplanes. That NPRM was the States, on the relationship between systems. Such wiring damage could result in
published in the Federal Register on the national government and the States, smoke and/or fire in the flight compartment.
March 14, 2006 (71 FR 13053). That or on the distribution of power and
NPRM proposed to require an Compliance
responsibilities among the various
inspection for signs of arcing or heat levels of government. (e) You are responsible for having the
damage of the electrical connections of For the reasons discussed above, I actions required by this AD performed within
the terminal blocks, ground studs, and the compliance times specified, unless the
certify that this AD:
the end of the wires and surrounding actions have already been done.
(1) Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory
insulation for the windshield and side action’’ under Executive Order 12866; Inspection, Repair, and Re-Torque
window anti-ice systems; and repairing (2) Is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under (f) Within 90 days after the effective date
any arced or damaged electrical DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures of this AD, do the actions specified in
connection. That NPRM proposed to (44 FR 11034, February 26, 1979); and paragraphs (f)(1) and (f)(2) of this AD in
also require re-torquing electrical (3) Will not have a significant accordance with the Accomplishment
connections of the terminal blocks and economic impact, positive or negative, Instructions of Bombardier Alert Service
ground studs for the windshield and on a substantial number of small entities Bulletin A100–30–03, Revision 01, dated
side window anti-ice systems. under the criteria of the Regulatory December 21, 2005.
Flexibility Act. (1) Do a detailed inspection for signs of
Comments arcing or heat damage of the electrical
We prepared a regulatory evaluation
We provided the public the connections of the terminal blocks, ground
of the estimated costs to comply with
opportunity to participate in the studs, and the end of the wires and
this AD and placed it in the AD docket. surrounding insulation for the windshield
development of this AD. We received no See the ADDRESSES section for a location
comments on the NPRM or on the and side window anti-ice systems. If any sign
to examine the regulatory evaluation. of arcing or heat damage is detected, before
determination of the cost to the public.
List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39 further flight, repair the arced or damaged
Conclusion electrical connection.
Air transportation, Aircraft, Aviation Note 1: For the purposes of this AD, a
We have carefully reviewed the safety, Incorporation by reference,
available data and determined that air detailed inspection is: ‘‘An intensive
Safety. examination of a specific item, installation,
safety and the public interest require
or assembly to detect damage, failure, or
adopting the AD as proposed. Adoption of the Amendment
irregularity. Available lighting is normally
Costs of Compliance ■ Accordingly, under the authority supplemented with a direct source of good
delegated to me by the Administrator, lighting at an intensity deemed appropriate.
This AD will affect about 31 airplanes Inspection aids such as mirror, magnifying
of U.S. registry. The required actions the FAA amends 14 CFR part 39 as
lenses, etc., may be necessary. Surface
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will take about 4 work hours per follows:


cleaning and elaborate procedures may be
airplane, at an average labor rate of $80 PART 39—AIRWORTHINESS required.’’
per work hour. Based on these figures, DIRECTIVES (2) Re-torque the electrical connections of
the estimated cost of this AD for U.S. the terminal blocks and ground studs for the
operators is $9,920, or $320 per ■ 1. The authority citation for part 39 windshield and side window anti-ice
airplane. continues to read as follows: systems.

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Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 94 / Tuesday, May 16, 2006 / Rules and Regulations 28259

Alternative Methods of Compliance SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
(AMOCs) airworthiness directive (AD) for certain
Discussion
(g)(1) The Manager, New York Aircraft Learjet Model 45 airplanes. This AD
Certification Office, FAA, has the authority to requires a review of airplane We have received four reports of tape
approve AMOCs for this AD, if requested in maintenance records to determine found in the wing fuel tanks on Learjet
accordance with the procedures found in 14 whether inspections identified by Model 45 airplanes. In one case, the
CFR 39.19. certain inspection reference numbers
(2) Before using any AMOC approved in
crew alert system (CAS) indication of a
accordance with § 39.19 on any airplane to
(IRNs) have been done. If any IRN has fuel filter impending bypass turned on
which the AMOC applies, notify the not been done, this AD requires doing in the cockpit, and in three cases, the
appropriate principal inspector in the FAA an inspection of the inside of the wet tape was found during scheduled
Flight Standards Certificate Holding District wing fuel areas and the fuel pump inspections. The cause of such fuel
Office. screens for tape and adhesive tape contamination has not been determined.
Related Information
residue, cleaning the low pressure fuel Tape in the wing fuel tanks, if not
filter, determining whether tape or corrected, could block fuel passages and
(h) Canadian airworthiness directive CF– adhesive residue is present, doing an
2006–01, dated January 20, 2006, also
fuel pump screens and could result in
addresses the subject of this AD.
inspection of the filter for damage before the inability of the flightcrew to transfer
installation, and applicable corrective fuel from one wing tank to the other
Material Incorporated by Reference actions if necessary. In addition, this AD tank, which could result in a fuel
(i) You must use Bombardier Alert Service requires sending the review and imbalance and consequent failure of an
Bulletin A100–30–03, Revision 01, dated inspection results to the FAA. This AD engine. Tape adhesive dissolving in the
December 21, 2005, to perform the actions results from reports of tape found in the fuel, if not corrected, could contaminate
that are required by this AD, unless the AD wing fuel tanks. We are issuing this AD fuel pump screens, engine fuel controls,
specifies otherwise. The Director of the to prevent blocked fuel passages and
Federal Register approved the incorporation
and fuel nozzles, which could result in
by reference of this document in accordance
fuel pump screens and the inability of potential erroneous readings of the fuel
with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. the flightcrew to transfer fuel from one quantity indication system.
Contact Bombardier, Inc., Bombardier wing tank to the other tank due to tape
in the wing fuel tanks, which could FAA’s Determination and Requirements
Regional Aircraft Division, 123 Garratt
Boulevard, Downsview, Ontario M3K 1Y5, result in a fuel imbalance and of this AD
Canada, for a copy of this service consequent failure of an engine; and to The unsafe conditions described
information. You may review copies at the prevent contaminated fuel pump previously is likely to exist or develop
Docket Management Facility, U.S. screens, engine fuel controls, and fuel on other airplanes of the same type
Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh nozzles, due to tape adhesive dissolving
Street, SW., Room PL–401, Nassif Building, design. For this reason, we are issuing
Washington, DC; on the Internet at http://
in the fuel, which could result in this AD to prevent the identified unsafe
dms.dot.gov; or at the National Archives and potential erroneous readings of the fuel conditions described previously. This
Records Administration (NARA). For quantity indication system. AD requires a review of the airplane
information on the availability of this DATES: This AD becomes effective May maintenance records to determine
material at the NARA, call (202) 741–6030, 31, 2006. whether inspections identified by
or go to http://www.archives.gov/ We must receive comments on this certain inspection reference numbers
federal_register/code_of_federal_regulations/ AD by July 17, 2006. (IRNs) have been done. If any IRN has
ibr_locations.html.
ADDRESSES: Use one of the following not been done, this AD requires doing
Issued in Renton, Washington, on May 8, addresses to submit comments on this an inspection of the inside of the wet
2006. AD. wing fuel areas and the fuel pump
Ali Bahrami, • DOT Docket Web site: Go to screens for tape and adhesive tape
Manager, Transport Airplane Directorate, http://dms.dot.gov and follow the residue, cleaning the low pressure fuel
Aircraft Certification Service. instructions for sending your comments filter, determining whether tape or
[FR Doc. 06–4501 Filed 5–15–06; 8:45 am] electronically. adhesive residue is present, doing an
BILLING CODE 4910–13–P • Government-wide rulemaking Web inspection of the filter for damage before
site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov installation, and applicable corrective
and follow the instructions for sending actions if necessary. The corrective
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION your comments electronically. actions include cleaning any debris
• Mail: Docket Management Facility; found in the wing fuel tank, returning
Federal Aviation Administration U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 any engine fuel control subjected to
Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building, contaminated fuel for serving to the
14 CFR Part 39 Room PL–401, Washington, DC 20590. engine manufacturer, and repairing/
• Fax: (202) 493–2251. replacing any damaged filter with a new
[Docket No. FAA–2006–24792; Directorate
Identifier 2006–NM–102–AD; Amendment
• Hand Delivery: Room PL–401 on filter; as applicable. In addition, this AD
39–14599; AD 2006–10–15] the plaza level of the Nassif Building, requires sending the review and
400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, inspection results to the FAA.
RIN 2120–AA64 DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday
through Friday, except Federal holidays. FAA’s Determination of the Effective
Airworthiness Directives; Learjet Date
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Model 45 Airplanes James Galstad, Aerospace Engineer, Since an unsafe condition exists that
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AGENCY: Federal Aviation Systems and Propulsion Branch, ACE– requires the immediate adoption of this
Administration (FAA), Department of 116W, FAA, Wichita Aircraft AD, we have found that notice and
Transportation (DOT). Certification Office, 1801 Airport Road, opportunity for public comment before
Room 100, Mid-Continent Airport, issuing this AD are impracticable, and
ACTION: Final rule; request for
Wichita, Kansas 67209; telephone (316) that good cause exists to make this AD
comments.
946–4135; fax (316) 946–4107. effective in less than 30 days.

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