[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 187 (Wednesday, September 28, 2022)]
[Page 58897]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-20922]



Federal Aviation Administration

[Docket No. FAA-2022-1241]

Notice of Intent To Designate as Abandoned Caldwell Commercial, 
Inc., Supplemental Type Certificate No. SB2236NM

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

ACTION: Notice of intent to designate Caldwell Commercial, Inc., 
supplemental type certificate as abandoned; request for comments.


SUMMARY: This notice announces the FAA's intent to designate Caldwell 
Commercial, Inc., Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) No. SB2236NM as 
abandoned and make the related engineering data available upon request. 
The FAA has received a request to provide engineering data concerning 
this STC. The FAA has been unsuccessful in contacting Caldwell 
Commercial, Inc., concerning the STC. This action is intended to 
enhance aviation safety.

DATES: The FAA must receive all comments by March 27, 2023.

ADDRESSES: You may send comments on this notice by any of the following 
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Calvin Hang, AIR-792, Federal Aviation 
Administration, Los Angeles ACO Branch, 3960 Paramount Boulevard, Suite 
100, Lakewood, CA 90712-4137.
     Email: [email protected]. Include ``Docket No. FAA-
2022-1241'' in the subject line of the message.
     Hand Delivery: Deliver to Mail address above between 9 
a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Calvin Hang, Aerospace Engineer, 
Federal Aviation Administration, Los Angeles ACO Branch, 3960 Paramount 
Boulevard, Suite 100, Lakewood, CA 90712-4137; telephone (562) 627-
5254; email [email protected].


Comments Invited

    The FAA invites interested parties to provide comments, written 
data, views, or arguments relating to this notice. Send your comments 
to an address listed under ADDRESSES. Include ``Docket No. FAA-2022-
1241'' at the beginning of your comments. The FAA will consider all 
comments received on or before the closing date. All comments received 
will be available in the docket for examination by interested persons.


    The FAA is posting this notice to inform the public that the FAA 
intends to designate Caldwell Commercial, Inc., STC No. SB2236NM, for 
the removal of Balloon Works FireFly 7 envelope and installation of 
Caldwell Commercial CC-7 envelope, as abandoned and subsequently 
release the related engineering data.
    The FAA has received a third-party request for the release of data 
for the modification of the balloon envelope under the provisions of 
the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552. The FAA cannot 
release commercial or financial information, such as the requested 
data, under FOIA without the permission of the data owner. However, in 
accordance with title 49 of the United States Code Sec.  44704(a)(5), 
the FAA can make STC ``engineering data'' in possession of the FAA 
available upon request if the FAA determines that the STC has been 
inactive for 3 or more years and, using due diligence, the FAA is 
unable to locate the owner of record or the owner of record's heir. 
There has been no activity on this STC for more than 3 years.
    On March 31, 2022, the FAA sent a registered letter to Caldwell 
Commercial, Inc., to its last-known address: c/o 20215 Fortuna Del Este 
Elfin Forest, Escondido, CA 92025. The letter informed Caldwell 
Commercial, Inc., that the FAA had received a request for engineering 
data related to STC No. SB2236NM and was conducting a due diligence 
search to determine whether the STC was inactive and may be considered 
abandoned. The letter further requested that the company respond in 
writing within 60 days and state whether it is the holder of the STC. 
The FAA has also attempted to make contact with Caldwell Commercial, 
Inc., by other means, including telephone communication and emails, but 
without success.

Information Requested

    If you are the owner or heir or a transferee of STC No. SB2236NM, 
or have any knowledge regarding who may now hold STC No. SB2236NM, 
please contact Calvin Hang using a method described in this notice 
under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. If you are the heir of the owner 
or the owner by transfer of STC No. SB2236NM, you must provide a 
notarized copy of your government-issued identification with a letter 
and background establishing your ownership of the STC and, if 
applicable, your relationship as the heir to the deceased holder of the 


    If the FAA does not receive any response by March 27, 2023, the FAA 
will consider STC No. SB2236NM abandoned, and the FAA will proceed with 
the release of the requested data. This action is for the purpose of 
maintaining the airworthiness of an aircraft and enhancing aviation 

    Issued on September 22, 2022.
Christina Underwood,
Acting Director, Compliance & Airworthiness Division, Aircraft 
Certification Service.
[FR Doc. 2022-20922 Filed 9-27-22; 8:45 am]