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Related Information DATES: We must receive comments on Discussion


(k) FAA Advisory Circular 43.13–1B, this proposed AD by May 12, 2008.
Change 1, dated September 27, 2001, and The European Aviation Safety Agency
ADDRESSES: You may send comments by
SAP service bulletin B08–01, dated January (EASA), which is the Technical Agent
any of the following methods: for the Member States of the European
10, 2008, contain information on cylinder
differential pressure tests. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to Community, has issued AD No. 2008–
(l) Contact Tausif Butt, Aerospace http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 0015, dated January 18, 2008 (referred to
Engineer, Special Certification Office, FAA, instructions for submitting comments. after this as ‘‘the MCAI’’), to correct an
Rotorcraft Directorate, 2601 Meacham Blvd., • Fax: (202) 493–2251. unsafe condition for the specified
Fort Worth, TX 76137–4298; e-mail: • Mail: U.S. Department of products. The MCAI states:
tausif.butt@faa.gov; telephone (817) 222– Transportation, Docket Operations, M–
5195; fax (817) 222–5785, for more ENAC Italy AD 2004–376 was issued in
30, West Building Ground Floor, Room response to two separate reports of cracks
information about this AD.
W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., found in the Firewall-to-Engine mounting
Issued in Burlington, Massachusetts, on Washington, DC 20590. attachments. Detachment of the engine
April 4, 2008. • Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of mounts from the structure is the possible
Peter A. White, Transportation, Docket Operations, M– consequence. Although the actual cause has
Assistant Manager, Engine and Propeller 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room not been finally determined, some repairs
Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service. W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., have been approved to address and correct
[FR Doc. E8–7711 Filed 4–10–08; 8:45 am] Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. the unsafe condition.
BILLING CODE 4910–13–P and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, This new AD, which supersedes ENAC
Italy AD 2004–376, retains the initial
except Federal holidays.
inspection requirement, adds repetitive
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Examining the AD Docket inspections and clarifies the conditions
under which aircraft that have been repaired
You may examine the AD docket on by an approved method can be allowed to
Federal Aviation Administration the Internet at http:// return to service.
www.regulations.gov; or in person at the
14 CFR Part 39 Docket Management Facility between 9 The MCAI requires you to repetitively
[Docket No. FAA–2008–0423; Directorate a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through inspect the structure surrounding the
Identifier 2008–CE–010–AD] Friday, except Federal holidays. The AD heads of the four bolts of the engine
docket contains this proposed AD, the mount attachment bracket for cracks or
RIN 2120–AA64
regulatory evaluation, any comments damage and repair any cracks or damage
Airworthiness Directives; GENERAL received, and other information. The found as a result of the inspection. You
AVIA Costruzioni Aeronatiche Models street address for the Docket Office may obtain further information by
F22B, F22C, and F22R Airplanes (telephone (800) 647–5527) is in the examining the MCAI in the AD docket.
ADDRESSES section. Comments will be Relevant Service Information
AGENCY: Federal Aviation available in the AD docket shortly after
Administration (FAA), Department of receipt. Gomolzig Flugzeug-und
Transportation (DOT). Maschinenbau GmbH has issued
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking General Avia F22 Modification 15328
Sarjapur Nagarajan, Aerospace Engineer,
(NPRM). Repair Instructions, dated September
FAA, Small Airplane Directorate, 901
SUMMARY: We propose to adopt a new Locust, Room 301, Kansas City, 10, 2007. The actions described in this
airworthiness directive (AD) for the Missouri 64106; telephone: (816) 329– service information are intended to
products listed above. This proposed 4145; fax: (816) 329–4090. correct the unsafe condition identified
AD results from mandatory continuing in the MCAI.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
airworthiness information (MCAI) FAA’s Determination and Requirements
originated by an aviation authority of Comments Invited
of the Proposed AD
another country to identify and correct We invite you to send any written
an unsafe condition on an aviation relevant data, views, or arguments about This product has been approved by
product. The MCAI describes the unsafe this proposed AD. Send your comments the aviation authority of another
condition as: to an address listed under the country, and is approved for operation
ADDRESSES section. Include ‘‘Docket No. in the United States. Pursuant to our
ENAC Italy AD 2004–376 was issued in
response to two separate reports of cracks FAA–2008–0423; Directorate Identifier bilateral agreement with this State of
found in the Firewall-to-Engine mounting 2008–CE–010–AD’’ at the beginning of Design Authority, they have notified us
attachments. Detachment of the engine your comments. We specifically invite of the unsafe condition described in the
mounts from the structure is the possible comments on the overall regulatory, MCAI and service information
consequence. Although the actual cause has economic, environmental, and energy referenced above. We are proposing this
not been finally determined, some repairs aspects of this proposed AD. We will AD because we evaluated all
have been approved to address and correct information and determined the unsafe
the unsafe condition.
consider all comments received by the
closing date and may amend this condition exists and is likely to exist or
This new AD, which supersedes ENAC
proposed AD because of those develop on other products of the same
Italy AD 2004–376, retains the initial
inspection requirement, adds repetitive comments. type design.
inspections and clarifies the conditions We will post all comments we There are no products of this type
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under which aircraft that have been repaired receive, without change, to http:// currently registered in the United States.
by an approved method can be allowed to www.regulations.gov, including any However, this rule is necessary to
return to service. personal information you provide. We ensure that the described unsafe
The proposed AD would require actions will also post a report summarizing each condition is addressed if any of these
that are intended to address the unsafe substantive verbal contact we receive products are placed on the U.S. Register
condition described in the MCAI. about this proposed AD. in the future.

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Differences Between This Proposed AD the relationship between the national have been approved to address and correct
and the MCAI or Service Information Government and the States, or on the the unsafe condition.
distribution of power and This new AD, which supersedes ENAC
We have reviewed the MCAI and Italy AD 2004–376, retains the initial
related service information and, in responsibilities among the various inspection requirement, adds repetitive
general, agree with their substance. But levels of government. inspections and clarifies the conditions
we might have found it necessary to use For the reasons discussed above, I under which aircraft that have been repaired
different words from those in the MCAI certify this proposed regulation: by an approved method can be allowed to
to ensure the AD is clear for U.S. 1. Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory return to service.
operators and is enforceable. In making action’’ under Executive Order 12866; The MCAI requires you to repetitively
these changes, we do not intend to differ 2. Is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under the inspect the structure surrounding the heads
DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures of the four bolts of the engine mount
substantively from the information attachment bracket for cracks or damages and
provided in the MCAI and related (44 FR 11034, February 26, 1979); and
3. Will not have a significant repair any cracks or damages found as a
service information. result of the inspection.
We might also have proposed economic impact, positive or negative,
different actions in this AD from those on a substantial number of small entities Actions and Compliance
in the MCAI in order to follow FAA under the criteria of the Regulatory (f) Do the following actions:
policies. Any such differences are Flexibility Act. (1) Unless already done within the last 100
highlighted in a NOTE within the We prepared a regulatory evaluation hours time-in-service (TIS) before the
of the estimated costs to comply with effective date of this AD, before further flight
proposed AD. and repetitively thereafter at intervals not to
this proposed AD and placed it in the
Costs of Compliance exceed 100 hours TIS, inspect the structure
AD docket. surrounding the heads of the four bolts of the
We estimate that this proposed AD engine mount attachment bracket,
List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39
would affect no products of U.S. approaching from the cabin of the aircraft in
registry. We also estimate that it would Air transportation, Aircraft, Aviation the zone below the instrument panel. In case
take about 100 work-hours per product safety, Safety. the indicated area (in particular for the upper
to comply with the basic requirements bolts) is not visible due to equipment
The Proposed Amendment presence (relay, cooling fan, and so forth),
of this proposed AD. The average labor
Accordingly, under the authority remove all of the upper right-hand panel and
rate is $80 per work-hour. Required
delegated to me by the Administrator, part of the left-hand panel of the fireproof
parts would cost about $740 per bulkhead to approach the area to be
product. the FAA proposes to amend 14 CFR part inspected through the engine compartment.
Based on these figures, we estimate 39 as follows: In this case the use of a small mirror is
the cost of the proposed AD on U.S. necessary.
operators to be $0, or $8,740 per PART 39—AIRWORTHINESS (2) If as a result of any inspection required
product. DIRECTIVES by paragraphs (f)(1) of this AD you find any
We have no way of determining the discrepancies (for example, cracked or
1. The authority citation for part 39 broken parts), do one of the following actions
number of products that may need any continues to read as follows: before further flight:
necessary follow-on actions. (i) Repair the aircraft following Gomolzig
Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40113, 44701.
Authority for This Rulemaking Flugzeug-und Maschinenbau GmbH General
§ 39.13 [Amended] Avia F22 Modification 15328 Repair
Title 49 of the United States Code Instructions, dated September 10, 2007; or
specifies the FAA’s authority to issue 2. The FAA amends § 39.13 by adding
(ii) Repair the aircraft following a repair
rules on aviation safety. Subtitle I, the following new AD: method approved by the FAA for this AD.
section 106, describes the authority of General Avia Costruzioni Aeronatiche: (3) If you repair the aircraft as specified in
the FAA Administrator. ‘‘Subtitle VII: Docket No. FAA–2008–0423; Directorate paragraph (f)(2)(i) of this AD, repetitively
Aviation Programs,’’ describes in more Identifier 2008–CE–010–AD. thereafter inspect the aircraft at intervals not
to exceed 500 hours TIS following the
detail the scope of the Agency’s Comments Due Date instructions in paragraph (f)(1) of this AD. If
authority. (a) We must receive comments by May 12, as a result of these repetitive inspections you
We are issuing this rulemaking under 2008. find any discrepancies, prior to further flight,
the authority described in ‘‘Subtitle VII, repair the aircraft following Gomolzig
Part A, Subpart III, Section 44701: Affected ADs Flugzeug-und Maschinenbau GmbH General
General requirements.’’ Under that (b) None. Avia F22 Modification 15328 Repair
section, Congress charges the FAA with Instructions, dated September 10, 2007.
Applicability (4) If you repair the aircraft as specified in
promoting safe flight of civil aircraft in
(c) This AD applies to Models F22B, F22C, paragraph (f)(2)(ii) of this AD, repetitively
air commerce by prescribing regulations and F22R airplanes, all serial numbers, thereafter inspect the aircraft using the
for practices, methods, and procedures certificated in any category. repetitive inspection interval established by
the Administrator finds necessary for the FAA-approved repair method used.
safety in air commerce. This regulation Subject Follow the inspection instruction in
is within the scope of that authority (d) Air Transport Association of America paragraph (f)(1) of this AD. If as a result of
because it addresses an unsafe condition (ATA) Code 71: Power Plant—General. the inspection you find any discrepancies,
that is likely to exist or develop on repair before further flight following a repair
Reason method approved by the FAA for this AD.
products identified in this rulemaking (e) The mandatory continuing
action. airworthiness information (MCAI) states: FAA AD Differences
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Regulatory Findings ENAC Italy AD 2004–376 was issued in Note: This AD differs from the MCAI and/
response to two separate reports of cracks or service information as follows: No
We determined that this proposed AD found in the Firewall-to-Engine mounting differences.
would not have federalism implications attachments. Detachment of the engine
under Executive Order 13132. This mounts from the structure is the possible Other FAA AD Provisions
proposed AD would not have a consequence. Although the actual cause has (g) The following provisions also apply to
substantial direct effect on the States, on not been finally determined, some repairs this AD:

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(1) Alternative Methods of Compliance ADDRESSES: Send comments on this Availability of NPRM’s
(AMOCs): The Manager, Standards Office, proposal to the U.S. Department of
FAA, has the authority to approve AMOCs An electronic copy of this document
Transportation, Docket Operations, M– may be downloaded through the
for this AD, if requested using the procedures
30, West Building ground floor, Room Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.
found in 14 CFR 39.19. Send information to
ATTN: Sarjapur Nagarajan, Aerospace W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Recently published rulemaking
Engineer, FAA, Small Airplane Directorate, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone (202) documents can also be accessed through
901 Locust, Room 301, Kansas City, Missouri 366–9826. You must identify FAA the FAA’s Web page at http://
64106; telephone: (816) 329–4145; fax: (816) Docket No. FAA–2008–0204; Airspace www.faa.gov or the Federal Register’s
329–4090. Before using any approved AMOC Docket No. 08–AWP–5, at the beginning
on any airplane to which the AMOC applies,
Web page at http://www.gpoaccess.gov/
of your comments. You may also submit fr/index.html.
notify your appropriate principal inspector comments through the Internet at
(PI) in the FAA Flight Standards District You may review the public docket
http://www.regulations.gov. containing the proposal, any comments
Office (FSDO), or lacking a PI, your local
FSDO. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: received, and any final disposition in
(2) Airworthy Product: For any requirement Eldon Taylor, Federal Aviation person in the Dockets Office (see
in this AD to obtain corrective actions from Administration, Western Service Area ADDRESSES section for address and
a manufacturer or other source, use these Office, System Support Group, 1601 phone number) between 9 a.m. and
actions if they are FAA-approved. Corrective
Lind Avenue, SW., Renton, WA 98057; 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except
actions are considered FAA-approved if they
are approved by the State of Design Authority telephone (425) 203–4537. Federal holidays. An informal docket
(or their delegated agent). You are required SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: may also be examined during normal
to ensure the product is airworthy before it business hours at the Northwest
is returned to service. Comments Invited Mountain Regional Office of the Federal
(3) Reporting Requirements: For any Aviation Administration, Air Traffic
reporting requirement in this AD, under the
Interested parties are invited to
participate in this proposed rulemaking Organization, Western Service Area,
provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act System Support Group, 1601 Lind
(44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Office of by submitting such written data, views,
Management and Budget (OMB) has or arguments, as they may desire. Avenue, SW., Renton, WA 98057.
approved the information collection Comments that provide the factual basis Persons interested in being placed on
requirements and has assigned OMB Control supporting the views and suggestions a mailing list for future NPRM’s should
Number 2120–0056. presented are particularly helpful in contact the FAA’s Office of Rulemaking,
developing reasoned regulatory (202) 267–9677, for a copy of Advisory
Related Information
decisions on the proposal. Comments Circular No. 11–2A, Notice of Proposed
(h) Refer to MCAI European Aviation Rulemaking Distribution System, which
Safety Agency (EASA) AD No. 2008–0015, are specifically invited on the overall
regulatory, aeronautical, economic, describes the application procedure.
dated January 18, 2008; and Gomolzig
Flugzeug-und Maschinenbau GmbH General environmental, and energy-related History
Avia F22 Modification 15328 Repair aspects of the proposal.
Instructions, dated September 10, 2007, for On January 16, 2008, the FAA
Communications should identify both received a letter from Luke’s Airfield
related information. docket numbers (FAA Docket No. FAA– Operations Flight Commander, Captain
Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on April 2008–0204 and Airspace Docket No. 08–
3, 2008.
Ernesto Verger at Luke Air Force Base
AWP–5) and be submitted in triplicate requesting removal of Class E2 airspace,
David R. Showers, to the Docket Management Facility (see as depicted on the Phoenix Sectional
Acting Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, ADDRESSES section for address and
Chart. The USAF is closing the control
Aircraft Certification Service. phone number). You may also submit tower to IFR operations, when the air
[FR Doc. E8–7657 Filed 4–10–08; 8:45 am] comments through the Internet at traffic control tower is closed, landings
BILLING CODE 4910–13–P http://www.regulations.gov. and takeoffs are not allowed.
Commenters wishing the FAA to
acknowledge receipt of their comments The Proposal
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION on this action must submit with those The FAA is proposing an amendment
comments a self-addressed, stamped to Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations
Federal Aviation Administration postcard on which the following (14 CFR) part 71 to revoke Class E2
statement is made: ‘‘Comments to FAA airspace at Luke Air Force Base,
14 CFR Part 71 Docket No. FAA–2008–0204 and Phoenix, AZ. The air traffic control
[Docket No. FAA–2008–0204; Airspace Airspace Docket No. 08–AWP–5.’’ The tower will be closed to IFR aircraft
Docket No. 08–AWP–5] postcard will be date/time stamped and operations at Luke AFB.
returned to the commenter. Class E airspace designations are
Revocation of Class E Airspace; Luke All communications received on or published in paragraph 6005 of FAA
AFB, Phoenix, AZ before the specified closing date for Order 7400.9R signed August 15, 2007,
AGENCY: Federal Aviation comments will be considered before and effective September 15, 2007, which
Administration (FAA), DOT. taking action on the proposed rule. The is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR
ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. proposal contained in this action may 71.1. The Class E airspace designation
be changed in light of comments listed in this document will be
SUMMARY: This action proposes to received. All comments submitted will published subsequently in that Order.
revoke Class E airspace at Luke AFB, be available for examination in the The FAA has determined that this
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Phoenix, AZ. The United States Air public docket both before and after the proposed regulation only involves an
Force (USAF) is closing the airport to closing date for comments. A report established body of technical
Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations summarizing each substantive public regulations for which frequent and
when the control tower is not open. contact with FAA personnel concerned routine amendments are necessary to
DATES: Comments must be received on with this rulemaking will be filed in the keep them operationally current.
or before May 27, 2008. docket. Therefore, this proposed regulation: (1)

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