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(3) Replacement at any time of an elevatortrim tab arm with an airworthy part that hasa P/N other than P/N 115E–3758, willterminate the repetitive requirement inparagraph (f)(1) of this AD.
(g) Credit for Actions Accomplished inAccordance With Previous ServiceInformation
This AD provides credit for the actionsrequired in this AD if already done before theeffective date of this AD following GrobAircraft Service Bulletin No. MSB1078–186/2, dated March 28, 2012; Grob AircraftService Bulletin No. MSB1078–186/1, datedMarch 8, 2012; or Grob Aircraft ServiceBulletin No. MSB1078–186, dated February15, 2012.
(h) Other FAA AD Provisions
The following provisions also apply to thisAD:(1)
Alternative Methods of Compliance(AMOCs):
The Manager, Standards Office,FAA, has the authority to approve AMOCsfor this AD, if requested using the proceduresfound in 14 CFR 39.19. Send information toATTN: Taylor Martin, Aerospace Engineer,FAA, Small Airplane Directorate, 901 Locust,Room 301, Kansas City, Missouri 64106;telephone: (816) 329–4138; fax: (816) 329–4090; email:
Beforeusing any approved AMOC on any airplaneto which the AMOC applies, notify yourappropriate principal inspector (PI) in theFAA Flight Standards District Office (FSDO),or lacking a PI, your local FSDO.(2)
For any requirementin this AD to obtain corrective actions froma manufacturer or other source, use theseactions if they are FAA-approved. Correctiveactions are considered FAA-approved if theyare approved by the State of Design Authority(or their delegated agent). You are requiredto assure the product is airworthy before itis returned to service.(3)
For anyreporting requirement in this AD, a federalagency may not conduct or sponsor, and aperson is not required to respond to, norshall a person be subject to a penalty forfailure to comply with a collection of information subject to the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act unless thatcollection of information displays a currentvalid OMB Control Number. The OMBControl Number for this informationcollection is 2120–0056. Public reporting forthis collection of information is estimated to be approximately 5 minutes per response,including the time for reviewing instructions,completing and reviewing the collection of information. All responses to this collectionof information are mandatory. Commentsconcerning the accuracy of this burden andsuggestions for reducing the burden should be directed to the FAA at: 800 IndependenceAve. SW., Washington, DC 20591, Attn:Information Collection Clearance Officer,AES–200.
(i) Related Information
Refer to MCAI European Aviation SafetyAgency (EASA) AD No.: 2012–0155, datedAugust 20, 2012; and Grob Aircraft ServiceBulletin No. MSB1078–186/3, dated August3, 2012, for related information. For serviceinformation related to this AD, contact GrobAircraft AG, Lettenbachstrasse 9, D–86874Tussenhausen-Mattsies, Germany; phone:+49 (0) 8268 998 139; fax: +49 (0) 8268 998200; email:
You may review copies of thereferenced service information at the FAA,Small Airplane Directorate, 901 Locust,Kansas City, Missouri 64106. For informationon the availability of this material at theFAA, call (816) 329–4148.Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on January8, 2013.
Acting Manager, Small Airplane Directorate,Aircraft Certification Service.
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BILLING CODE 4910–13–P
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONFederal Aviation Administration14 CFR Part 121
[Docket No. FAA–2012–0929; Notice No. 13–02]RIN 2120–AJ17
Prohibition on Personal Use ofElectronic Devices on the Flight Deck
Federal AviationAdministration (FAA), DOT.
Notice of proposed rulemaking(NPRM).
The proposed rule wouldprohibit flightcrew members inoperations under part 121 from using apersonal wireless communicationsdevice or laptop computer for personaluse while at their duty station on theflight deck while the aircraft is beingoperated. This rule, which conformsFAA regulations with recent legislation,is intended to ensure that certain non-essential activities do not contribute tothe challenge of task management on theflight deck or a loss of situationalawareness due to attention to non-essential tasks.
Send comments on or beforeMarch 18, 2013.
Send comments identified by docket number FAA–2012–0929using any of the following methods:
Federal eRulemaking Portal:
and followthe online instructions for sending yourcomments electronically.
Send comments to DocketOperations, M–30; U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New JerseyAvenue SE., Room W12–140, WestBuilding Ground Floor, Washington, DC20590–0001.
Hand Delivery or Courier:
Takecomments to Docket Operations inRoom W12–140 of the West BuildingGround Floor at 1200 New JerseyAvenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday throughFriday, except Federal holidays.
Fax comments to DocketOperations at 202–493–2251.
The FAA will post allcomments it receives, without change,to
includingany personal information thecommenter provides. Using the searchfunction of the docket Web site, anyonecan find and read the electronic form of all comments received into any FAAdocket, including the name of theindividual sending the comment (orsigning the comment for an association, business, labor union, etc.). DOT’scomplete Privacy Act Statement can befound in the
publishedon April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477–19478),as well as at
Background documents orcomments received may be read at
at any time.Follow the online instructions foraccessing the docket or go to the DocketOperations in Room W12–140 of theWest Building Ground Floor at 1200New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington,DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Mondaythrough Friday, except Federal holidays.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Fortechnical questions concerning thisproposed rule, contact Nancy LauckClaussen, Air Transportation Division(AFS–200), Flight Standards Service,Federal Aviation Administration, 800Independence Avenue SW.,Washington, DC 20591; telephone (202)267–8166; email
For legal questions concerning thisaction, contact Nancy Sanchez, Office of the Chief Counsel, Regulations Division,AGC–200, Federal AviationAdministration, 800 IndependenceAvenue SW., Washington, DC 20591;telephone (202) 267–3073; email
See the‘‘Additional Information’’ section forinformation on how to comment on thisproposal and how the FAA will handlecomments received. The ‘‘AdditionalInformation’’ section also containsrelated information about the docket,privacy, the handling of proprietary orconfidential business information. Inaddition, there is information onobtaining copies of related rulemakingdocuments.
Authority for This Rulemaking
The FAA’s authority to issue rules onaviation safety is found in Title 49 of theUnited States Code. Subtitle I, Section
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