1401), the Hearing Officer determines that the aircraft is ineligible for a Certificate of Aircraft Registration, the Hearing Officer shall suspend or revoke the respondent's certificate, as proposed in the notice of proposed certificate action. The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 requires registration of all civil aircraft with the FAA. This program continuously draws registration information for combination with other data, satellite feeds, and radar to develop a display of the national airspace complete with the registration status of each aircraft that is operating on a filed flight plan. A commenter asked why a limit of 120 days was established for use of the copy of a completed and returned Assignment of Special Registration Numbers, AC Form 8050-64. (3) Submit a signed power of attorney, or a true copy thereof certified under § 49.21 of this chapter, with the application, document, or request. Accessing the Government Printing Office's Web page at http://www.gpoaccess.gov/​fr/​index.html. The FAA has concluded that the level of accuracy in the system of records must be significantly improved in order to better serve the needs of the users of the system as well as support its own operations. Title 14 Part 47 of the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations. This is 60 days earlier than the 120 days proposed in the NPRM. Each scenario starts with the 3-year re-registration followed by 3-, 5-, and 7-year renewal cycles without a triennial program. The authority citation for part 47 continues to read as follows: Authority: Section 47.15(i) is adopted as proposed in the NPRM without change. These tools are designed to help you understand the official document In conducting these analyses, FAA has determined that this rule: (1) Has benefits that justify its costs, (2) is not an “economically significant regulatory action” but is a “significant regulatory action” for other reasons as defined in section 3(f) of Executive Order 12866, (3) is “significant” as defined in DOT's Regulatory Policies and Procedures; (4) will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities; (5) will not create unnecessary obstacles to the foreign commerce of the United States; and (6) will not impose an unfunded mandate on state, local, or tribal governments, or on the private sector by exceeding the threshold identified above. The FAA estimates that over 20 years the Registry will process 1.3 million certificate actions, composed of re-registration and renewal. §§ 47.15(i), 47.40 and 47.41) aircraft registration number . If a longer lead time is needed, the owner is encouraged to reserve an N-number and make application for assignment at the appropriate time. Seven certificate actions will result in costs of $168 over 20 years for an average cost of $8 per year. Upon cancellation, an N-number will be unavailable for re-assignment or reservation for a period of five years. What are the registration requirements for US aircraft? Without owner initiated action, there has been no means to correct those records. The 5-year hold also is responsive to requests from law enforcement agencies. To avoid confusion between the normal registration process with its temporary operating authority and the re-registration process, the Aircraft Registration Application, AC Form 8050-1 will not be used for re-registration. This final rule makes other minor changes to establish consistency and ensure the regulations conform to statute or current Registry practices. The FAA has concluded that this process would be complicated and costly for both aircraft owners and the Registry. Several commenters suggested the FAA should capture address changes from maintenance forms, DOT Form 6410, the State Registries, the Airmen database, and from spot checks conducted by Airworthiness Inspectors. 75, Issue RULE 2010-17572 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 2010-10-01 Docket No. The statute also requires consideration of international standards and, where appropriate, that they be the basis for U.S. standards. This rule establishes the expiration of registration for all aircraft registered before October 1, 2010, and provides for the re-registration of all aircraft over a 3-year period according to the schedule provided in § 47.40(a)(1). The FAA has reviewed the corresponding ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices. * * *. This rule establishes the expiration of registration for all aircraft registered before October 1, 2010, and provides for the re-registration of all aircraft over a 3-year period according to the schedule provided in § 47.40(a)(1). The OFR/GPO partnership is committed to presenting accurate and reliable The FAA planned to use the Aircraft Registration Application, AC Form 8050-1 as the application form for aircraft re-registration. Your registration is valid for 3 years and can be renewed 180 days before expiration. provide legal notice to the public or judicial notice to the courts. Amend § 91.203 by revising paragraph (a)(2) to read as follows: (2) An effective U.S. registration certificate issued to its owner or, for operation within the United States, the second copy of the Aircraft registration Application as provided for in § 47.31(c), or a registration certification issued under the laws of a foreign country. Due to normal processing delays, it cannot be known to a system user what the actual status is. Instead of returning an expired registration certificate, the holder must destroy it. The FAA rejects the commenter's suggestion. One commenter representing a finance company disagreed with the need for additional disclosures in financing documents. (e) When a partnership submits an Aircraft Registration Application, a document submitted as supporting evidence under this part, or a request for cancellation of a Certificate of Aircraft Registration, it must—. Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act [Oct. 5, 2018], the Administrator [of the Federal Aviation Administration] shall initiate a rulemaking to increase the duration of aircraft registrations for noncommercial general aviation aircraft to 7 years. failure to renew registration will result in cancellation of registration and registration number assignment (see 14 c.f.r. As described in the Regulatory Evaluation, the FAA estimates its own processing costs will be $9.10 and $5.82, respectively, per form. The commenters did not offer any insight into how a title system would provide better information than the existing Certificate of Registration system as modified by this final rule. This portion of the preamble summarizes the FAA's analysis of the economic impacts of this final rule. The records for all aircraft that are currently on, or have been on, the United States aircraft registry are permanent records and will remain available for review regardless of registration status. This final rule amends the FAA's regulations concerning aircraft registration. corresponding official PDF file on govinfo.gov. Also, significant time would be spent by the various parties communicating with each other and with the FAA. These were classified as optional tools to assure compliance Start Printed Page 41971that are chosen by the owner or other parties but not directly required by the rule. Federal Aviation Administration. This same commenter notes that the registration fee for cars is reduced as the car ages. Section 47.40(a)(1) contains a chart with the schedule established for re-registration. An example is Automatic Detection and Processing Terminal or ADAPT, a program developed by the FAA Strategic Operations Security with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). This form’s purpose is to officially transfer the ownership, registration, and property of the aircraft in question to another person, whether that means partial or full ownership. Information about this document as published in the Federal Register. 01/22/2021, 153 Within 30 days after any change in a registered owner's mailing address, the registered owner must notify the Registry in writing of the change of address. The expiration date printed on the registration certificate of aircraft registered or re-registered after October 1, 2010, will be 3 years from the last day of the month in which registration or re-registration occurred as provided in § 47.40(a) and (b). Identifying these other interested parties might require the FAA to perform a title review of each aircraft's records, which contradicts the registered owner's duty to comply with all obligations it may have under leases, security agreements, or other contracts. Title II of the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 (the Act) requires each Federal agency to prepare a written statement assessing the effects of any Federal mandate in a proposed or final agency rule that may result in an expenditure of $100 million or more (adjusted annually for inflation) in any one year by State, local, and tribal governments, in the aggregate, or by the private sector; such a mandate is deemed to be a “significant regulatory action.” The FAA currently uses an inflation-adjusted value of $143.1 million in lieu of $100 million. Commenters suggest that if an aircraft registration inadvertently expires, the insurance company might take the position that all or some coverage does not apply. One commenter suggested a one-stop FAA address change program, and another suggested that the time given to report an address change be extended from 30 to 90 days. (1) Owned by a citizen of the United States; (2) Owned by an individual citizen of a foreign country lawfully admitted for Start Printed Page 41980permanent residence in the United States; (3) Owned by a corporation not a citizen of the United States when the corporation is organized and doing business under the laws of the United States or a State within the United States, and the aircraft is based and primarily used in the United States; or. There are currently about 357,000 registered aircraft, of which about 241,000 are active aircraft. on The projected fees are higher than current fees but reflect only the direct and applicable indirect unit costs of the FAA Registry's Aircraft Registration Branch. (c) Renewal. Similar benefits would be available to manufacturers, government, and law enforcement agencies depending on their applications. n. serial number manufacturer model date of issuance date of expiration type of registration. One commenter asked whether the requirement to return expired registration certificates could be modified. A Certificate of Aircraft Registration issued in accordance with § 47.31 expires three years after the last day of the month in which it is issued. 14. Modifications to the aircraft registration system must be made to achieve a level of registration data reliability that meets the current and evolving needs of users. Validating registration and placing a renewal certificate in a U.S. registered aircraft operated in another country has little chance of conflicting with international commitments. Specifically, these commenters were concerned that security interests filed against the aircraft could be held invalid or subordinate, thus exposing banks and other lenders to economic losses. Commercial commenters contended that the FAA underestimated the costs to some aircraft owners because aircraft registration often involves multiple parties. Their registration has ended, but without standards for canceling the assignment of an aircraft registration number, the aircraft remain in the database. These commenters suggested that the system should accommodate the retention of N-numbers without the complication of an application or fees because it is expensive to put a new N-number on an aircraft. Amend § 47.17 by revising paragraphs (a)(4), (a)(5), and (a)(6) and adding paragraph (a)(7) as set forth below: a. The FAA also expects between an additional 3,424 new aircraft to register each year. (4) If the certificate is not available for return, as directed in paragraph (b) of this section, a statement describing the aircraft and stating the reason the certificate is not available must be submitted to the Registry within the time required by paragraph (b) of this section. Consequently, the instructions on the triennial report stated that return was unnecessary if no change had occurred. The final rule amends the FAA's regulations to provide standards for the timely cancellation of registration (N-numbers) for unregistered aircraft. (1) An Aircraft Registration Application, AC Form 8050-1, signed by the applicant in the manner prescribed by § 47.13; (c) After compliance with paragraph (a) of this section, the applicant for registration of an aircraft last previously registered in the United States must carry the second copy of the Aircraft Registration Application in the aircraft as temporary authority to operate without registration. An NPRM was published in the Federal Register on February 28, 2008 (73 FR 10701), requesting input on these goals and the proposed procedures to achieve them. Owners are encouraged to review all of part 47 to ensure compliance with registration regulations. More reliable notification regarding safety issues should improve aviation safety. The “teeth” suggested (such as fines or cancellation for an owner not replying to the triennial) are the same options available to the FAA today. Revise the first sentence of § 47.7(d) introductory text to read as follows: (d) Partnerships. aircraft registration renewal application failure to renew registration will result in cancellation of registration and registration number assignment (see 14 c.f.r. establishing the XML-based Federal Register as an ACFR-sanctioned The total cost per certificate to an aircraft owner is about $24, which includes the value of time to complete the form plus the $5 registration fee. Also, many small and medium-sized aircraft have been found suitable for drug running and similar activities of interest to law enforcement agencies. The letter included a separate paragraph in bold type that said: "Since the aircraft was not renewed by the expiration date, there is no temporary (pink copy) authority for the last registered … This would enable data users to track individual records through successive downloads even if N-numbers, model names, or serial numbers change and track which of their products are in use on these aircraft. A certificate issued under this paragraph expires three years from the expiration date of the previous certificate. The Registry accepts and processes address updates whenever they are reported. ORS 837.040 requires every Oregon resident who owns an aircraft that is based or flown in Oregon, or any non-resident who owns an aircraft based or flown in Oregon, or any owner of an aircraft used for commercial operations in Oregon must register that aircraft with Oregon Department of Aviation within 60 days of being subject to registration. One commenter saw the registration fee as a penalty for those who are late in meeting the deadline for re-registration. Amend § 47.8(c) by removing the citation “§ 47.41(a)(5)” and adding, in its place, the citation “§ 47.41(a)(3)”. The FAA agrees with this comment and has changed the language of proposed § 47.41(b). Some express concern the $130 fee would apply every 3 years, claiming that fee is too burdensome. documents in the last year. Amend § 47.11(b)(1) by removing the words “certificate of repossession on FAA Form 8050-4” and adding, in its place, the words “Certificate of Repossession of Encumbered Aircraft, FAA Form 8050-4”. Aircraft Re-Registration and Periodic Renewal of Registration, B. State registration depends on the state. An applicant for aircraft registration must place a U.S. registration number (registration mark) on the Aircraft Registration Application, AC Form 8050-1, and on any evidence submitted with the application. documents in the last year, 29 (d) Any available, unassigned U.S. registration number may be assigned as a special registration number. §§ 47.15(i), 47.40 and 47.41) aircraft registration number n serial number manufacturer model date of issuance date of expiration type of registration Some commenters suggested a 5-year interval to coincide with fractional contracts or to match Uniform Commercial Code continuation filing. The FAA does not seek to penalize the innocent and appreciates those aircraft owners who have made a conscientious effort to promptly report any changes in their addresses or the statuses of their aircraft. The FAA has analyzed this final rule under the principles and criteria of Executive Order 13132, Federalism. This rule has no effect on the Cape Town Convention. This is a significant departure from current law, which places no expiration date on a registration certificate. Subpart B - Certificates of Aircraft Registration. PDF; ... On the EXPIRATION OF AIRCRAFT REGISTRATION notice you received in the mail, both the aircraft's N-Number and the Online Security Code are supplied. The expected reduction in registration data error provided by this rule and the corresponding cost of implementation is shown in the table below with estimates for alternate renewal intervals that were considered. chapter 441, only the owner of an aircraft is eligible to apply for registration. documents in the last year, 72 The Registry will post lists on its Web site showing aircraft as they move through the various stages of re-registration and renewal. Inaccurate records have many negative consequences. Document page views are updated periodically throughout the day and are cumulative counts for this document. Registration is covered by Part 47 of the Federal Aviation Regulations. daily Federal Register on FederalRegister.gov will remain an unofficial Description of Respondents: The likely respondents to the information requirements in this final rule are all aircraft owners who want to continue registration past the expiration date on their Certificate. (a) Re-registration. developer tools pages. It also establishes the recurrent expiration and renewal of registration at 3-year intervals for all aircraft issued registration on or after October 1, 2010, in § 47.40(c). 1. The President of the United States issues other types of documents, including but not limited to; memoranda, notices, determinations, letters, messages, and orders. Some contended the $45 and $130 fees proposed in the FAA Reauthorization bill were too high, arguing that an equitable fee would be lower. To establish clear time periods in which to complete the registration of a transferred aircraft, proposed § 47.15(i) set forth timelines for cancellation of the assignment of registration number in three ownership transfer scenarios. Section 47.33(b) provides an alternative method of establishing aircraft ownership. Each holder of a Certificate of Aircraft Registration, AC Form 8050-3, containing an expiration date may apply for renewal by submitting an Application for Aircraft Registration Renewal, AC Form 8050-1B, and the fee required by § 47.17 during the six months preceding the expiration date. Using photos obtained from academic homepages in a research seminar talk. United States citizens and resident aliens. (3) If there is no registration number assigned at the time application for registration is made, the second copy of the Aircraft Registration Application may not be used as temporary authority to operate the aircraft. The FAA has determined that § 47.15(i), which addresses the 6-month interval between filing an aircraft “Sale Reported” notice and N-number cancellation, is in the appropriate location. Once an aircraft was registered its registration remained valid until cancelled or revoked. 25. 11. Several commenters, particularly aircraft operators and aviation financing and leasing companies, expressed concern over the re-registration and periodic renewal of registration. (i) When aircraft registration has ended, as described in § 47.41(a), the assignment of a registration number to an aircraft is no longer authorized for use except as provided in § 47.31(c) and will be cancelled: (1) Following the date established in § 47.40(a)(1) for any aircraft that has not been re-registered under § 47.40(a); (2) Following the expiration date shown on the Certificate of Aircraft Registration for any aircraft whose registration has not been renewed under § 47.40(c); (3) Following the expiration date shown on the Dealer's Aircraft Registration Certificate, AC Form 8050-6, for any aircraft registered under Subpart C of this part, when the certificate has not been renewed, and the owner has not applied for registration in accordance with § 47.31; or. The commenter may submit this proposal as its own project in accord with CFR 14 Part 11 Basic Rulemaking Procedures. 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