[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 150 (Friday, August 5, 2022)]
[Pages 48061-48062]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-16779]



Federal Aviation Administration

[Docket No.: FAA-2022-0121; Summary Notice No. -2022-20]

Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; FulcrumAir 

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of 
Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief 
from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The 
purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and 
participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of 
this notice nor the inclusion nor omission of information in the 
summary is intended to affect the

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legal status of the petition or its final disposition.

DATES: Comments on this petition must identify the petition docket 
number and must be received on or before August 24, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Send comments identified by docket number FAA-2022-0181 
using any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the online instructions for sending your 
comments electronically.
     Mail: Send comments to Docket Operations, M-30; U.S. 
Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W12-140, 
West Building Ground Floor, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
     Hand Delivery or Courier: Take comments to Docket 
Operations in Room W12-140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 
New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590-0001, between 9 a.m. and 5 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
     Fax: Fax comments to Docket Operations at (202) 493-2251.
    Privacy: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments 
from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts 
these comments, without edit, including any personal information the 
commenter provides, to http://www.regulations.gov, as described in the 
system of records notice (DOT/ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at 
    Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at 
http://www.regulations.gov at any time. Follow the online instructions 
for accessing the docket or go to the Docket Operations in Room W12-140 
of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, 
Washington, DC 20590-0001, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jake Troutman, (202) 683-7788, Office 
of Rulemaking, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue 
SW, Washington, DC 20591.
    This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85.

    Issued in Washington, DC.
Timothy R. Adams,
Deputy Executive Director, Office of Rulemaking.

Petition for Exemption

    Docket No.: FAA-2022-0181.
    Petitioner: FulcrumAir Corp.
    Section(s) of 14 CFR Affected: Sec. Sec.  61.3(a)(1)(i), 
91.7(a), 91.109(a), 91.151(b), 91.403(b), 91.405(a), 91.407(a)(1), 
91.409(a)(1), 91.409(a)(2), 91.417(a), 91.417(b), 133.19(a), 
133.21(a), 133.21(b), 133.27(b), 133.33(a), 133.33(b)(1), 133.43, 
133.45(a), 133.45(b), 133.45(c), 133.45(d), 133.47, 133.49, and 
    Description of Relief Sought: FulcrumAir Corp. petitions for an 
exemption to operate its E7500 unmanned aircraft system (UAS), 
weighing over 55 pounds (lbs.) but no more than 220 lbs., to provide 
commercial external-load rotorcraft operations in the United States 
with a Part 133 Rotorcraft External-Load Operator Certificate. The 
E7500 UAS is an electric vertical take-off and landing heavy lift 
coaxial helicopter designed to sling a machine used to install Bird 
Flight Diverters, and other cable sensing machines on overhead power 
transmission lines located in low-risk remote and sparsely populated 
areas. The petitioner intends to operate in Class G airspace at or 
below 400 feet above ground level. Operations will occur within 
visual line of sight of the pilot and during daylight hours only. 
The petitioner proposes to use a pilot in command holding a remote 
pilot certificate issued under 14 CFR part 107.

[FR Doc. 2022-16779 Filed 8-4-22; 8:45 am]