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					                                                                                 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 129 / Wednesday, July 7, 2010 / Proposed Rules                                         38945

                                                        Unsafe Condition                                         DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                          2207; telephone 206–544–5000,
                                                           (e) This AD results from fuel system                                                                        extension 1; fax 206–766–5680; e-mail
                                                        reviews conducted by the manufacturer. The               Federal Aviation Administration                       me.boecom@boeing.com; Internet
                                                        Federal Aviation Administration is issuing                                                                     https://www.myboeingfleet.com. You
                                                        this AD to prevent lightning-induced                     14 CFR Part 39                                        may review copies of the referenced
                                                        transients to the fuel quantity indication                                                                     service information at the FAA,
                                                        system, which could cause voltage levels to              [Docket No. FAA–2010–0678; Directorate
                                                                                                                 Identifier 2010–NM–020–AD]                            Transport Airplane Directorate, 1601
                                                        go beyond original design levels between fuel
                                                        tank probes and structure and become a                                                                         Lind Avenue, SW., Renton, Washington.
                                                                                                                 RIN 2120–AA64                                         For information on the availability of
                                                        potential ignition source at the fuel tank,
                                                        which, in combination with flammable fuel                                                                      this material at the FAA, call 425–227–
                                                                                                                 Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing                  1221.
                                                        vapors, could result in a fuel tank explosion
                                                        and consequent loss of the airplane.                     Company Model 777–200 and –300
                                                                                                                 Series Airplanes                                      Examining the AD Docket
                                                        Compliance
                                                                                                                 AGENCY: Federal Aviation                                 You may examine the AD docket on
                                                          (f) You are responsible for having the                                                                       the Internet at http://
                                                        actions required by this AD performed within             Administration (FAA), DOT.
                                                                                                                                                                       www.regulations.gov; or in person at the
                                                        the compliance times specified, unless the               ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking
                                                                                                                                                                       Docket Management Facility between 9
                                                        actions have already been done.                          (NPRM).                                               a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through
                                                        Installation                                                                                                   Friday, except Federal holidays. The AD
                                                                                                                 SUMMARY:    We propose to adopt a new
                                                           (g) Within 60 months after the effective              airworthiness directive (AD) for certain              docket contains this proposed AD, the
                                                        date of this AD, install a support bracket and           Model 777–200 and –300 series                         regulatory evaluation, any comments
                                                        coupler on the left and right wing-to-fuselage                                                                 received, and other information. The
                                                        transition, and metallic overbraid on the left
                                                                                                                 airplanes. This proposed AD would
                                                                                                                 require installing new operational                    street address for the Docket Office
                                                        and right leading edge wire assembly, in                                                                       (telephone 800–647–5527) is in the
                                                        accordance with the Accomplishment                       software in the cabin management
                                                                                                                 system, and loading new software into                 ADDRESSES section. Comments will be
                                                        Instructions of Boeing Service Bulletin
                                                        DC10–28–262, Revision 1, dated June 9,                   the mass memory card. This proposed                   available in the AD docket shortly after
                                                        2010.                                                    AD results from an in-flight                          receipt.
                                                                                                                 entertainment (IFE) systems review. We                FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joe
                                                        Installation According to Previous Issue of
                                                        Service Bulletin                                         are proposing this AD to ensure that the              Salameh, Aerospace Engineer, Systems
                                                                                                                 flightcrew is able to turn off electrical             and Equipment Branch, ANM–130S,
                                                           (h) Installing a support bracket and coupler                                                                FAA, Seattle Aircraft Certification
                                                        on the left and right wing-to-fuselage                   power to the IFE system and other non-
                                                        transition, and metallic overbraid on the left           essential electrical systems through a                Office, 1601 Lind Avenue, SW., Renton,
                                                        and right leading edge wire assembly, is also            switch in the flight compartment in the               Washington 98057–3356; telephone
                                                        acceptable for compliance with the                       event of smoke or flames. In the event                (425) 917–6454; fax (425) 917–6590.
                                                        requirements of paragraph (g) of this AD if              of smoke or flames in the airplane flight             SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
                                                        done before the effective date of this AD in             deck or passenger cabin, the flightcrew’s
                                                        accordance with the Accomplishment                                                                             Comments Invited
                                                                                                                 inability to turn off electrical power to
                                                        Instructions of Boeing Service Bulletin                                                                          We invite you to send any written
                                                        DC10–28–262, dated January 6, 2010.                      the IFE system and other non-essential
                                                                                                                 electrical systems could result in the                relevant data, views, or arguments about
                                                        Alternative Methods of Compliance                        inability to control smoke or flames in               this proposed AD. Send your comments
                                                        (AMOCs)                                                  the airplane flight deck or passenger                 to an address listed under the
                                                          (i)(1) The Manager, Los Angeles Aircraft                                                                     ADDRESSES section. Include ‘‘Docket No.
                                                                                                                 cabin during a non-normal or
                                                        Certification Office, FAA, has the authority to          emergency situation.                                  FAA–2010–0678; Directorate Identifier
                                                        approve AMOCs for this AD, if requested                                                                        2010–NM–020–AD’’ at the beginning of
                                                        using the procedures found in 14 CFR 39.19.              DATES: We must receive comments on                    your comments. We specifically invite
                                                        Send information to ATTN: Samuel Lee,                    this proposed AD by August 23, 2010.                  comments on the overall regulatory,
                                                        Aerospace Engineer, Propulsion Branch,                   ADDRESSES: You may send comments by                   economic, environmental, and energy
                                                        ANM–140L, FAA, Los Angeles Aircraft                      any of the following methods:                         aspects of this proposed AD. We will
                                                        Certification Office (ACO), 3960 Paramount                  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to                consider all comments received by the
                                                        Boulevard, Lakewood, California 90712–                   http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the
                                                        4137; telephone (562) 627–5262; fax (562)
                                                                                                                                                                       closing date and may amend this
                                                                                                                 instructions for submitting comments.                 proposed AD because of those
                                                        627–5210.
                                                          (2) To request a different method of
                                                                                                                    • Fax: 202–493–2251.                               comments.
                                                        compliance or a different compliance time                   • Mail: U.S. Department of                           We will post all comments we
                                                        for this AD, follow the procedures in 14 CFR             Transportation, Docket Operations, M–                 receive, without change, to http://
                                                        39.19. Before using any approved AMOC on                 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room                  www.regulations.gov, including any
                                                        any airplane to which the AMOC applies,                  W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE.,                 personal information you provide. We
                                                        notify your principal maintenance inspector              Washington, DC 20590.                                 will also post a report summarizing each
                                                        (PMI) or principal avionics inspector (PAI),                • Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of                substantive verbal contact we receive
                                                        as appropriate, or lacking a principal                   Transportation, Docket Operations, M–                 about this proposed AD.
                                                        inspector, your local Flight Standards District          30, West Building Ground Floor, Room
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                                                        Office. The AMOC approval letter must                                                                          Discussion
                                                                                                                 W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE.,
                                                        specifically reference this AD.
                                                                                                                 Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m.                     In response to numerous reports of
                                                          Issued in Renton, Washington on June 29,               and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday,                    smoke or flames in the passenger cabin
                                                        2010.                                                    except Federal holidays.                              of various models of transport category
                                                        Ali Bahrami,                                                For service information identified in              airplanes, we conducted a
                                                        Manager, Transport Airplane Directorate,                 this proposed AD, contact Boeing                      comprehensive in-flight entertainment
                                                        Aircraft Certification Service.                          Commercial Airplanes, Attention: Data                 (IFE) systems review. Earlier
                                                        [FR Doc. 2010–16515 Filed 7–6–10; 8:45 am]               & Services Management, P.O. Box 3707,                 investigation of the reports had revealed
                                                        BILLING CODE 4910–13–P                                   MC 2H–65, Seattle, Washington 98124–                  that the source of the smoke and flames


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                                                        was from cabin IFE system components,                    describes procedures for installing new               specifies prior or concurrent
                                                        including electronic seat boxes mounted                  operational software in the cabin                     accomplishment of Boeing Component
                                                        under passenger seats, IFR wirings, IFE                  management system as follows:                         Service Bulletin 285W0925–23–02,
                                                        monitors, cabin lighting, wall outlets,                    • At the cabin system control panel                 dated July 11, 2002, which describes
                                                        and other non-essential cabin electrical                 (CSCP), remove the installed mass                     procedures for loading the new cabin
                                                        systems.                                                 memory card (MMC) 285W0925–1 or                       services system central storage device
                                                           The systems review disclosed that in                  285W0925–2.                                           software and CSCP OPS into the MMC.
                                                        order to minimize the risk of smoke or                     • Install the new MMC 285W0925–3.
                                                        flames in the passenger cabin, a switch                    • Install a new cabin system                        FAA’s Determination and Requirements
                                                        is needed in the flight compartment to                   management unit (CSMU) software part                  of This Proposed AD
                                                        enable the flightcrew to turn off                        number 2313–BCE–01T–03.
                                                                                                                   • Install a new cabin area control                    We are proposing this AD because we
                                                        electrical power to the IFE system and                                                                         evaluated all relevant information and
                                                                                                                 panel (CACP) software part number
                                                        other non-essential electrical systems. In                                                                     determined the unsafe condition
                                                                                                                 2313–BCE–01U–02.
                                                        the event of smoke or flames in the                        • Install a new zone management unit                described previously is likely to exist or
                                                        airplane flight deck or passenger cabin,                 (ZMU) software part number 2374–                      develop in other products of these same
                                                        the flightcrew’s inability to turn off                   BCE–021–02.                                           type designs. This proposed AD would
                                                        power to the IFE system and other non-                     • Install a new overhead electronics
                                                        essential electrical systems, if not                                                                           require accomplishing the actions
                                                                                                                 unit (OEU) operational software (OPS)                 specified in the service information
                                                        corrected, could result in the inability to              (12 port) part number 2310–BCE–01V–
                                                        control smoke or flames in the airplane                                                                        described previously.
                                                                                                                 02, if the airplane configuration has
                                                        flight deck or passenger cabin during a                  OEU hardware 285W0029–5 installed.                    Costs of Compliance
                                                        non-normal or emergency situation.                         • Install a new configuration database
                                                                                                                 (CDB).                                                  We estimate that this proposed AD
                                                        Relevant Service Information
                                                                                                                   • Install the new CDB to the cabin                  would affect 59 airplanes of U.S.
                                                          We have reviewed Boeing Service                        service system.                                       registry. The following table provides
                                                        Bulletin 777–23–0175, Revision 2, dated                    Boeing Service Bulletin 777–23–0175,                the estimated costs for U.S. operators to
                                                        October 12, 2006. The service bulletin                   Revision 2, dated October 12, 2006,                   comply with this proposed AD.

                                                                                                                         TABLE—ESTIMATED COSTS
                                                                                                                                                                                          Number of
                                                                                                                              Average labor                             Cost per
                                                                            Action                           Work hours                                  Parts                          U.S.-registered   Fleet cost
                                                                                                                              rate per hour                             product           airplanes

                                                        Modification—New software in the cabin
                                                          management system ............................                  4                  $85                 $0              $340               59        $20,060
                                                        Concurrent modification—New software
                                                          in the mass memory card ....................                    1                  85                  0                 85               59          5,015



                                                        Authority for This Rulemaking                            proposed AD would not have a                          The Proposed Amendment
                                                           Title 49 of the United States Code                    substantial direct effect on the States, on             Accordingly, under the authority
                                                        specifies the FAA’s authority to issue                   the relationship between the national                 delegated to me by the Administrator,
                                                        rules on aviation safety. Subtitle I,                    Government and the States, or on the                  the FAA proposes to amend 14 CFR part
                                                        section 106, describes the authority of                  distribution of power and                             39 as follows:
                                                        the FAA Administrator. ‘‘Subtitle VII:                   responsibilities among the various
                                                        Aviation Programs,’’ describes in more                   levels of government.                                 PART 39—AIRWORTHINESS
                                                        detail the scope of the Agency’s                           For the reasons discussed above, I                  DIRECTIVES
                                                        authority.                                               certify this proposed regulation:                       1. The authority citation for part 39
                                                           We are issuing this rulemaking under                                                                        continues to read as follows:
                                                                                                                   1. Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory
                                                        the authority described in ‘‘Subtitle VII,
                                                                                                                 action’’ under Executive Order 12866,                    Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40113, 44701.
                                                        Part A, Subpart III, Section 44701:
                                                        General requirements.’’ Under that                         2. Is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under the          § 39.13     [Amended]
                                                        section, Congress charges the FAA with                   DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures
                                                                                                                                                                         2. The FAA amends § 39.13 by adding
                                                        promoting safe flight of civil aircraft in               (44 FR 11034, February 26, 1979), and
                                                                                                                                                                       the following new AD:
                                                        air commerce by prescribing regulations                    3. Will not have a significant
                                                        for practices, methods, and procedures                                                                         The Boeing Company: Docket No. FAA–
                                                                                                                 economic impact, positive or negative,                    2010–0678; Directorate Identifier 2010–
                                                        the Administrator finds necessary for                    on a substantial number of small entities                 NM–020–AD.
                                                        safety in air commerce. This regulation                  under the criteria of the Regulatory
                                                                                                                                                                       Comments Due Date
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                                                        is within the scope of that authority                    Flexibility Act.
                                                        because it addresses an unsafe condition                                                                         (a) We must receive comments by August
                                                                                                                   You can find our regulatory                         23, 2010.
                                                        that is likely to exist or develop on
                                                                                                                 evaluation and the estimated costs of
                                                        products identified in this rulemaking                                                                         Affected ADs
                                                                                                                 compliance in the AD Docket.
                                                        action.                                                                                                          (b) None.
                                                        Regulatory Findings                                      List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39
                                                                                                                                                                       Applicability
                                                          We determined that this proposed AD                      Air transportation, Aircraft, Aviation                (c) This AD applies to The Boeing
                                                        would not have federalism implications                   safety, Incorporation by reference,                   Company Model 777–200 and –300 series
                                                        under Executive Order 13132. This                        Safety.                                               airplanes, certificated in any category; as



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                                                        identified in Boeing Service Bulletin 777–23–            (PMI) or principal avionics inspector (PAI),          ADDRESSES:   You may send comments by
                                                        0175, Revision 2, dated October 12, 2006.                as appropriate, or lacking a principal                any of the following methods:
                                                                                                                 inspector, your local Flight Standards District
                                                        Subject                                                                                                          • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to
                                                                                                                 Office. The AMOC approval letter must
                                                          (d) Air Transport Association (ATA) of                 specifically reference this AD.                       http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the
                                                        America Code 23: Communications.                                                                               instructions for submitting comments.
                                                                                                                   Issued in Renton, Washington, on June 29,             • Fax: (202) 493–2251.
                                                        Unsafe Condition                                         2010.
                                                                                                                                                                         • Mail: U.S. Department of
                                                          (e) This AD results from an in-flight                  Ali Bahrami,
                                                                                                                                                                       Transportation, Docket Operations, M–
                                                        entertainment (IFE) systems review. We are               Manager, Transport Airplane Directorate,
                                                        proposing this AD to minimize the risk of                                                                      30, West Building Ground Floor, Room
                                                                                                                 Aircraft Certification Service.
                                                        smoke or flames in the passenger cabin by                                                                      W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE.,
                                                                                                                 [FR Doc. 2010–16517 Filed 7–6–10; 8:45 am]
                                                        installing a switch in the flight compartment                                                                  Washington, DC 20590.
                                                        to enable the flightcrew to turn off electrical          BILLING CODE 4910–13–P
                                                                                                                                                                         • Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of
                                                        power to the IFE system and other non-                                                                         Transportation, Docket Operations, M–
                                                        essential electrical systems. In the event of                                                                  30, West Building Ground Floor, Room
                                                        smoke or flames in the airplane flight deck              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
                                                                                                                                                                       W12–40, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE.,
                                                        or passenger cabin, the flightcrew’s inability
                                                        to turn off electrical power to the IFE system           Federal Aviation Administration                       Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5
                                                        and other non-essential electrical systems                                                                     p.m., Monday through Friday, except
                                                        could result in the inability to control smoke           14 CFR Part 39                                        Federal holidays.
                                                        or flames in the airplane flight deck or                                                                         For Airbus service information
                                                        passenger cabin during a non-normal or                   [Docket No. FAA–2010–0675; Directorate                identified in this proposed AD, contact
                                                        emergency situation.                                     Identifier 2010–NM–061–AD]                            Airbus SAS—Airworthiness Office—
                                                        Compliance                                               RIN 2120–AA64                                         EAL, 1 Rond Point Maurice Bellonte,
                                                          (f) You are responsible for having the                                                                       31707 Blagnac Cedex, France; telephone
                                                        actions required by this AD performed within             Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Model                +33 5 61 93 36 96; fax +33 5 61 93 45
                                                        the compliance times specified, unless the               A330–200 and A330–300 Series                          80; e-mail airworthiness.A330–
                                                        actions have already been done.                          Airplanes, and Model A340–200, A340–                  A340@airbus.com; Internet http://
                                                        Modification                                             300, A340–500, and A340–600 Series                    www.airbus.com.
                                                                                                                 Airplanes                                               For Thales Avionics service
                                                          (g) Within 60 months after the effective
                                                        date of this AD: Replace the mass memory                                                                       information identified in this proposed
                                                                                                                 AGENCY: Federal Aviation
                                                        card (MMC) with a new MMC; install new                                                                         AD, contact Thales—Aerospace
                                                                                                                 Administration (FAA), DOT.
                                                        cabin system management unit (CSMU)                                                                            Division, 105, avenue du General
                                                        software, cabin area control panel (CACP)                ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking                 Eisenhower—BP 63647, 31036 Toulouse
                                                        software, and new zone management unit                   (NPRM).                                               Cedex 1, France; telephone +33 (0)5 61
                                                        (ZMU) software; install new overhead                                                                           19 65 00; fax +33 (0)5 61 19 66 00;
                                                        electronics unit (OEU) operational program               SUMMARY:    We propose to adopt a new
                                                                                                                                                                       Internet http://www.thalesgroup.com/
                                                        software, if applicable; install a new                   airworthiness directive (AD) for the
                                                                                                                                                                       aerospace.
                                                        configuration database (CDB); and install the            products listed above. This proposed
                                                        new CDB to the cabin service system; in                  AD results from mandatory continuing                    You may review copies of the
                                                        accordance with the Accomplishment                       airworthiness information (MCAI)                      referenced service information at the
                                                        Instructions of Boeing Service Bulletin 777–             originated by an aviation authority of                FAA, Transport Airplane Directorate,
                                                        23–0175, Revision 2, dated October 12, 2006.
                                                                                                                 another country to identify and correct               1601 Lind Avenue, SW., Renton,
                                                        Concurrent Requirement                                   an unsafe condition on an aviation                    Washington. For information on the
                                                                                                                 product. The MCAI describes the unsafe                availability of this material at the FAA,
                                                           (h) Prior to or concurrently with
                                                        accomplishing the requirements of paragraph              condition as: Investigation conducted by              call 425–227–1221.
                                                        (g) of this AD, load the new cabin services              Thales on probes revealed oil residue                 Examining the AD Docket
                                                        system central storage device software and               between the stator and the rotor parts of
                                                        cabin system control panel operational                   the AoA [angle of attack] vane position                  You may examine the AD docket on
                                                        software into the MMC, in accordance with                resolvers. This oil residue was due to                the Internet at http://
                                                        Boeing Component Service Bulletin                                                                              www.regulations.gov; or in person at the
                                                        285W0925–23–02, dated July 11, 2002.                     incorrect cleaning of the machining oil
                                                                                                                 during the manufacturing process of the               Docket Operations office between 9 a.m.
                                                        Alternative Methods of Compliance                        AoA resolvers. At low temperatures,                   and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday,
                                                        (AMOCs)                                                  this oil residue becomes viscous                      except Federal holidays. The AD docket
                                                          (i)(1) The Manager, Seattle Aircraft                   (typically in cruise) causing lag of AoA              contains this proposed AD, the
                                                        Certification Office (ACO), FAA, has the                 vane movement. Such condition could                   regulatory evaluation, any comments
                                                        authority to approve AMOCs for this AD, if               lead to discrepant AoA measurement. If                received, and other information. The
                                                        requested using the procedures found in 14
                                                                                                                 not corrected, and if two or three AoA                street address for the Docket Operations
                                                        CFR 39.19. Send information to ATTN: Joe                                                                       office (telephone (800) 647–5527) is in
                                                        Salameh, Aerospace Engineer, Systems and                 probes were simultaneously affected
                                                                                                                 and provided wrong indications of the                 the ADDRESSES section. Comments will
                                                        Equipment Branch, ANM–130S, FAA, Seattle                                                                       be available in the AD docket shortly
                                                        Aircraft Certification Office, 1601 Lind                 AoA to a similar extent, it could lead to
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                                                                                                                 a late activation of the angle of attack              after receipt.
                                                        Avenue, SW., Renton, Washington 98057–
                                                        3356; telephone (425) 917–6454; fax (425)                protection, which in combination with                 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
                                                        917–6590. Information may be e-mailed to: 9-             light at high angle of attack would                   Vladimir Ulyanov, Aerospace Engineer,
                                                        ANM-Seattle-ACO-AMOC-Requests@faa.gov.                   constitute an unsafe condition. The                   International Branch, ANM–116,
                                                          (2) To request a different method of                   proposed AD would require actions that                Transport Airplane Directorate, FAA,
                                                        compliance or a different compliance time                                                                      1601 Lind Avenue, SW., Renton,
                                                                                                                 are intended to address the unsafe
                                                        for this AD, follow the procedures in 14 CFR
                                                                                                                 condition described in the MCAI.                      Washington 98057–3356; telephone
                                                        39.19. Before using any approved AMOC on
                                                        any airplane to which the AMOC applies,                  DATES: We must receive comments on                    (425) 227–1138; fax (425) 227–1149.
                                                        notify your principal maintenance inspector              this proposed AD by August 23, 2010.                  SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:



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