Section 3. Certificates
of Waiver or Authorization
a. The service
area office (or designated representative)
has the authority, in accordance with FAAO
1100.5, FAA Organization - Field, to grant,
or deny, individual waivers to part 101. FAA
Form 7711-1, Certificate of Waiver, must
contain, as a minimum:
1. The section of
part 101 that is being waived.
2. The name,
address, telephone number of the applicant.
(e.g., types of rockets) approved for
4. The location of
the approved launch site in coordinates.
5. Approved dates
and times of launch operations.
notification requirements to the appropriate
FAA facilities and, if desired, cancellation
and termination notification.
projected altitudes of the rocket(s).
provisions in part 101 may be included at
the discretion of the service area office.
9. Any other
requirements deemed necessary for local
b. The service
area office may suspend or revoke a waiver
whenever a question arises about the safety
of the operation, compliance with safety
precautions or conditions of approval, or if
unforeseen impact on aeronautical operations
a. NOTAMs issued
for space launch and reentry operations, 14
CFR Section 91.143, Flight limitations in
the proximity of space flight operations,
will be processed as usual.
b. The NOTAM must
include the launch site description,
effective dates and times, and a chart
depicting the area boundaries. It should
also include a brief narrative describing
the launch scenario, activities, numbers and
types of rockets/launch-vehicles involved,
and the availability of in-flight activity
status information for nonparticipating
pilots. Information regarding ALTRVs used in
conjunction with TFRs may also be addressed.
c. If a launch
site will be used on a routine basis, the
service area office may consider charting
the launch site and/or the TFR on the
applicable sectional aeronautical chart.