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Interpretation Response #08-0136 ([German Airforce FTC] [Mr. Egon Weyel])

Below is the interpretation response detail and a list of regulations sections applicable to this response.

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: German Airforce FTC

Individual Name: Mr. Egon Weyel

Location State: NM Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

July 25, 2008





Mr. Egon Weyel


German Airforce FTC

Wing & Support Squadron

420 Delaware Ave, Building 283

Holloman Airforce Base, NM  88330


Ref. No.: 08-0136


Dear Mr. Weyel:


This responds to your letter dated May 9, 2008, requesting clarification on the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180).  Specifically, you ask if the HMR apply to the transportation of hazardous materials to the United States in German military aircraft operated by German military personnel.


The HMR apply to the transportation of hazardous materials in commerce.  The transportation of hazardous materials for non-commercial purposes, in foreign military aircraft operated by foreign military personnel, is not subject to the HMR.


I hope this information is helpful.  Please contact us if you require additional assistance.







John A. Gale

Chief, Standards Development

Office of Hazardous Materials Standards





Regulation Sections

Section Subject
171.1 Applicability of Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to persons and functions