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                                  Before the
Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of	)
	)
Sky Dolphin LLC )	      File No. EB-FIELDWR-16-00023091
Aircraft N61384		)
Honolulu, Hawaii	)	NOV No. V201732860002
	)


NOTICE OF VIOLATION

	Released:  December 14, 2016

By the Resident Agent, Honolulu Office, Region Three, Enforcement Bureau:

 This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
 of the Commission's rules (Rules), to Sky Dolphin LLC, registered owner
 of the aircraft bearing FAA tail number N61384 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
 Pursuant to Section 1.89(a) of the Rules, issuance of this Notice does
 not preclude the Enforcement Bureau from further action if warranted,
 including issuing a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture for
 the violation(s) noted herein.
 On December 5, 2016, in response to complaint from the Honolulu
 Control Facility, U.S. Coast Guard Honolulu District 14, an agent of
 the Enforcement Bureau's Honolulu Office inspected aircraft N61384,
 located at the General Aviation hangars at the Honolulu International
 Airport, and observed the following violations:

 47 C.F.R. § 87.193: "Transmissions by emergency locator transmitters
 (ELTs) are intended to be actuated manually or automatically and operated
 automatically as part of an aircraft or a survival craft station as
 a locating aid for survival purposes."  The ELT on board the aircraft
 N61384 was activated in the absence of any actual emergency situation.

 47 C.F.R. § 87.199(f): "To enhance protection of life and property it
 is mandatory that each 406.0  -  406.1 MHz ELT be registered with NOAA
 before installation and that information be kept up-to-date." The 406
 MHz ELT on board the aircraft N61384 was not registered at the time
 of activation.

 Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
 and Section 1.89 of the Rules, we seek additional information concerning
 the violations and any remedial actions taken.  Therefore, Sky Dolphin
 LLC, must submit a written statement concerning this matter within
 twenty (20) days of release of this Notice.  The response (i) must fully
 explain each violation, including all relevant surrounding facts and
 circumstances, (ii) must contain a statement of the specific action(s)
 taken to correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and (iii) must
 include a time line for completion of any pending corrective action(s).
 The response must be complete in itself and must not be abbreviated by
 reference to other communications or answers to other notices.
 In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct Sky Dolphin LLC
 to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration
 under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an authorized officer of
 Sky Dolphin LLC, with personal knowledge of the representations provided
 in the response, verifying the truth and accuracy of the information
 therein, and confirming that all of the information requested by
 this Notice which is in the licensee's possession, custody, control,
 or knowledge has been produced.  To knowingly and willfully make any
 false statement or conceal any material fact in reply to this Notice
 is punishable by fine or imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.
 All replies and documentation sent in response to this Notice should
 be marked with the File No. and NOV No. specified above, and mailed to
 the following address:

		     Federal Communications Commission
		     Honolulu Office
		     POB 971030
		     Waipahu, Hawaii 96797-1030

 This Notice shall be sent to Sky Dolphin LLC at its address of record.
 The Privacy Act of 1974 requires that we advise you that the Commission
 will use all relevant material information before it, including
 any information disclosed in your reply, to determine what, if any,
 enforcement action is required to ensure compliance.



				       FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION



				       Ryan Hagihara
				       Resident Agent
				       Honolulu Office
				       Enforcement Bureau, Region Three