[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 164 (Wednesday, August 26, 2009)]
[Page 43157]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-20413]



Antitrust Division

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--Ice Crystal Consortium

    Notice is hereby given that, on July 28, 2009, pursuant to Section 
6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 
15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), the Ice Crystal Consortium 
(``ICC'') has filed written notifications simultaneously with the 
Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the 
identities of the parties to the venture and (2) the nature and 
objectives of the venture. The notifications were filed for the purpose 
of invoking the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust 
plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances.
    Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the identities of the parties 
to the venture are: National Institute for Aerospace Studies and 
Services, Inc., Arlington, VA; The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA; Cessna 
Aircraft Company, Wichita, KS; General Electric Company, Cincinnati, 
OH; Hawker Beechcraft Corporation, Wichita, KS; Honeywell International 
Inc., Tucson, AZ; Rolls Royce plc, Derby, UNITED KINGDOM; Snecma, 
Moissy Cramayel, FRANCE; and United Technologies Corporation, Pratt & 
Whitney Group, East Hartford, CT. The general area of ICC's planned 
activity is to conduct research arid testing on the physical 
characteristics and behavior of high altitude ice crystals.

Patricia A. Brink,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. E9-20413 Filed 8-25-09; 8:45 am]