Notice of Intent To Request Revision From the Office of Management and Budget of a Currently Approved Information Collection Activity, Request for Comments; Service Difficulty Report


The FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve a current information collection. Operators and repair stations are required to report any malfunctions and defects to the Administrator.


Please submit comments by December 15, 2009.

For further information contact:

Carla Mauney on (202) 267-9895, or by e-mail

Supplementary information:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Title: Service Difficulty Report.

Type of Request: Extension without change of an approved collection.

OMB Control Number:2120-0663.


Affected Public: A total of 7,695 Respondents.

Frequency: The information is collected on occasion.

Estimated Average Burden per Response: Approximately 9 minutes per response.

Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 6,107 hours annually.

Abstract: The administrator has determined, based on evaluation of previous accidents arid other incidents, that certain events involving malfunctions and defects may be precursors to the recurrence of these accidents. As a result, operators and repair stations are required to report any malfunctions and defects to the Administrator.


Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ms. Carla Mauney, Room 712, Federal Aviation Administration, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES-200, 800 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20591.

Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department's estimates of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

Issued in Washington, DC, on October 8, 2009. Carla Mauney,

FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES-200.

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