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compliance with the HIRF DATES: The effective date of these be date stamped and returned to the
requirements, no credit is given for special conditions is June 9, 2006. commenter.
signal attenuation due to installation. Comments must be received on or
Data used for engine certification may before July 17, 2006.
be used, when appropriate, for airplane On January 28, 2004, Cessna Aircraft
ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed Company; One Cessna Boulevard; Post
certification. in duplicate to: Federal Aviation
2. Electronic Engine Control System. Office Box 7704; Wichita, KS 67277,
Administration, Regional Counsel, applied to the FAA for a new Type
The installation of the electronic engine
ACE–7, Attention: Rules Docket Clerk, Certificate for the Cessna Model 510
control system must comply with the
Docket No. CE252, Room 506, 901 Mustang. The Cessna 510 will be
requirements of § 23.1309(a) through (e)
Locust Street, Kansas City, Missouri approved under TC No. A24CE. The
at Amendment 23–49. The intent of this
64106. All comments must be marked: Model 510 is an all new, high
requirement is not to re-evaluate the
Docket No. CE252. Comments may be performance, low-wing, aft fuselage
inherent hardware reliability of the
inspected in the Rules Docket mounted twin turbofan engine powered
control itself, but rather determine the
weekdays, except Federal holidays, aircraft in the Normal Category
effects, including environmental effects
between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. including flight into known icing
addressed in § 23.1309(e), on the
airplane systems and engine control FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: conditions and single pilot operations.
system when installing the control on Peter L. Rouse, Aerospace Engineer, The Model 510 is to use existing Cessna
the airplane. When appropriate, engine Standards Office (ACE–111), Small Citation construction materials and
certification data may be used when Airplane Directorate, Aircraft methods. The design criteria includes:
showing compliance with this Certification Service, Federal Aviation 8,480 pounds maximum ramp weight,
requirement. Administration, Room 301, 901 Locust 8,395 pounds maximum takeoff weight,
With respect to compliance with Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64106; 250 KCAS/0.63 Mach VMO/MMO, and
§ 23.1309(e), the levels required for telephone (816) 329–4135, fax 816–329– a 41,000 foot maximum altitude. The
compliance shall be at the levels for 4090. Model 510 airplane design includes
catastrophic failure conditions. digital electronic engine control
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA systems, which were not envisaged and
Issued in Kansas City, Missouri on June 9, has determined that notice and are not adequately addressed in 14 CFR
2006. opportunity for prior public comment part 23. The applicable existing
James E. Jackson, hereon are impracticable because these regulations do not address electronic
Acting Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, procedures would significantly delay control systems since those were not
Aircraft Certification Service. issuance of the approval design and envisioned at the time. Even though the
[FR Doc. E6–9410 Filed 6–15–06; 8:45 am] thus delivery of the affected aircraft. In engine control system will be
BILLING CODE 4910–13–P addition, the substance of these special certificated as part of the engine, the
conditions has been subject to the installation of an engine with an
public comment process in several prior electronic control system requires
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION instances with no substantive comments evaluation due to the possible effects on
received. The FAA, therefore, finds that or by other airplane systems (e.g., radio
Federal Aviation Administration good cause exists for making these interference with other airplane
special conditions effective upon electronic systems, shared engine and
14 CFR Part 23 issuance. airplane power sources). The regulatory
[Docket No. CE252, Special Conditions No. Comments Invited requirements were not applicable to
23–192–SC] systems certificated as part of the engine
Interested persons are invited to (reference § 23.1309(f)(1)). Also,
Special Conditions; Cessna Aircraft submit such written data, views, or electronic control systems often require
Company Model 510 Airplane; Full arguments as they may desire. inputs from airplane data and power
Authority Digital Engine Control Communications should identify the sources and outputs to other airplane
(FADEC) System regulatory docket or notice number and systems. Although the parts of the
AGENCY: Federal Aviation be submitted in duplicate to the address system that are not certificated with the
Administration (FAA), DOT. specified above. All communications engine could be evaluated using the
ACTION: Final special conditions; request received on or before the closing date criteria of § 23.1309, the integral nature
for comments. for comments specified above will be of systems such as these makes it not
considered by the Administrator. The feasible to evaluate the airplane portion
SUMMARY: These special conditions are special conditions may be changed in of the system without including the
issued for the Cessna Aircraft Company, light of the comments received. All engine portion of the system. However,
Model 510 airplane. This airplane will comments received will be available in § 23.1309(f)(1) again prevents complete
have a novel or unusual design the Rules Docket for examination by evaluation of the installed airplane
feature(s) associated with the use of an interested persons, both before and after system since evaluation of the engine
electronic engine control system instead the closing date for comments. A report system’s effects is not required.
of a traditional mechanical control summarizing each substantive public
system. The applicable airworthiness contact with FAA personnel concerning Type Certification Basis
regulations do not contain adequate or this rulemaking will be filed in the Under the provisions of 14 CFR part
appropriate safety standards for this docket. Commenters wishing the FAA to 21, § 21.17, Cessna Aircraft Company
design feature. These special conditions acknowledge receipt of their comments must show that the applicant meets the
contain the additional safety standards submitted in response to this notice applicable provisions of 14 CFR part 23,
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that the Administrator considers must include a self-addressed, stamped effective February 1, 1965, as amended
necessary to establish a level of safety postcard on which the following by Amendment 23–1 through
equivalent to that established by the statement is made: ‘‘Comments to Amendment 23–54, effective September
existing airworthiness standards. Docket No. CE252.’’ The postcard will 14, 2000; 14 CFR part 36, effective

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December 1, 1969, through the make these special conditions effective Final rule; request for
amendment effective on the date of type upon issuance. comments.
certification; 14 CFR part 34;
List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 23 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new
exemptions, if any; and the special
conditions adopted by this rulemaking Aircraft, Aviation Safety, Signs and airworthiness directive (AD) for all
action. Symbols Raytheon Model BAe.125 series 800A
If the Administrator finds that the (including variants C–29A and U–125),
Citation 800B, 1000A, and 1000B airplanes and
applicable airworthiness regulations
(i.e., 14 CFR part 23) do not contain ■ The authority citation for these Model Hawker 800 (including variant
adequate or appropriate safety standards Special Conditions is as follows: U–125A) and 1000 airplanes; and for
for the Cessna Aircraft Company Model certain Raytheon Model HS.125 series
Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g); 40113 and
510 because of a novel or unusual 700A and 700B airplanes and Model
44701; 14 CFR 21.16 and 21.17; and 14 CFR
design feature, special conditions are 11.38 and 11.19. Hawker 800XP airplanes. This AD
prescribed under the provisions of requires measuring the resistance of the
§ 21.16. The Special Conditions current limiters for the PE, PS1, and PS2
■ Accordingly, pursuant to the authority busses, and replacing a current limiter
Discussion with a new part if necessary. This AD
delegated to me by the Administrator,
Special conditions, as appropriate, as the following special conditions are also requires reporting certain
defined in § 11.19, are issued in issued as part of the type certification information to the airplane
accordance with § 11.38, and become basis for the Cessna Aircraft Company manufacturer. This AD allows a records
part of the type certification basis in Model 510 airplane. review for determining if suspect
accordance with § 21.17. current limiters were installed, which
Special conditions are initially 1. Electronic Engine Control System may exempt airplanes from the required
applicable to the model for which they The installation of the electronic measurement. This AD results from
are issued. Should the type certificate engine control system must comply reports that certain current limiters have
for that model be amended later to with the requirements of § 23.1309(a) opened within two to four hours after
include any other model that through (e) at Amendment 23–49. The installation. We are issuing this AD to
incorporates the same novel or unusual intent of this requirement is not to re- prevent loss of all primary electrical
design feature, the special conditions evaluate the inherent hardware power, which could result in the
would also apply to the other model reliability of the control itself, but rather airplane operating only under
under the provisions of § 21.101. determine the effects, including emergency power.
Novel or Unusual Design Features environmental effects addressed in DATES: This AD becomes effective July
§ 23.1309(e), on the airplane systems 3, 2006.
The Model 510 will incorporate the and engine control system when The Director of the Federal Register
following novel or unusual design installing the control on the airplane. approved the incorporation by reference
features: When appropriate, engine certification of a certain publication listed in the AD
Digital electronic engine control data may be used when showing as of July 3, 2006.
systems. This special condition covers a compliance with this requirement. We must receive comments on this
digital electronic engine control system AD by August 15, 2006.
on the Cessna Aircraft Company Model Issued in Kansas City, Missouri on June 9,
2006. ADDRESSES: Use one of the following
510 airplane.
James E. Jackson, addresses to submit comments on this
Applicability Acting Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, AD.
As discussed above, these special Aircraft Certification Service. • DOT Docket Web site: Go to
conditions are applicable to the Cessna [FR Doc. E6–9409 Filed 6–15–06; 8:45 am] and follow the
Aircraft Company Model 510 airplane. BILLING CODE 4910–13–P
instructions for sending your comments
Should Cessna Aircraft Company apply electronically.
at a later date for a change to the type • Government-wide rulemaking Web
certificate to include another model DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION site: Go to
incorporating the same novel or unusual and follow the instructions for sending
design feature, the special conditions Federal Aviation Administration your comments electronically.
would apply to that model as well • Mail: Docket Management Facility;
under the provisions of § 21.101. 14 CFR Part 39 U.S. Department of Transportation, 400
Seventh Street SW., Nassif Building,
Conclusion [Docket No. FAA–2006–25011; Directorate
Identifier 2006–NM–118–AD; Amendment Room PL–401, Washington, DC 20590.
This action affects only certain novel 39–14646; AD 2006–12–20] • Fax: (202) 493–2251.
or unusual design features on one model • Hand Delivery: Room PL–401 on
RIN 2120–AA64 the plaza level of the Nassif Building,
of airplane. It is not a rule of general
applicability and affects only the 400 Seventh Street SW., Washington,
Airworthiness Directives; Raytheon DC, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.,
applicant who applied to the FAA for Model HS.125 Series 700A and 700B
approval of these features on the Monday through Friday, except Federal
Airplanes; Model BAe.125 Series 800A holidays.
airplane. (Including Variants C–29A and U–125),
Under standard practice, the effective Contact Raytheon Aircraft Company,
800B, 1000A, and 1000B Airplanes; and Department 62, P.O. Box 85, Wichita,
date of final special conditions would Hawker 800 (Including Variant U–
be 30 days after the date of publication Kansas 67201–0085, for service
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125A), 800XP, and 1000 Airplanes information identified in this AD.

in the Federal Register; however, as the
certification date for the Cessna Aircraft AGENCY: Federal Aviation FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Company Model 510 is imminent, the Administration (FAA), Department of Philip Petty, Aerospace Engineer,
FAA finds that good cause exists to Transportation (DOT). Electrical Systems and Avionics, ACE–

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