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PUBLIC LAW 102-581—OCT. 31, 1992 106 STAT. 4885 Committee on Public Works and Transportation of the House of Representatives a report on the results of the analysis and study conducted under subsection (a). SEC. 124. AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS IN WINTER CONDITIONS. 49 USC app. (a) IN GENERAL. —Before November 1, 1992, the Administrator Regulations. of the Federal Aviation Administration shall require, by regulation, procedures to improve safety of aircraft operations during winter conditions. (b) FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED. — In determining procedures to be required under subsection (a), the Administrator shall consider, among other things, aircraft and air trcdfic control modifications, the availability of different types of deicing fluids (taking into account their efficacy and environmental limitations), the types of deicing equipment available, and the feasibility and desirability of establishing timeframes within which deicing must occur under certain types of inclement weather. SEC. 125. VISUAL FUGHT RULE ROUTES FOR COMPLEX TERMINAL AIRSPACE AREAS. Section 307(b) of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C. App. 1348(b)) is amended by adding at the end the following: "In carrying out clause (3), the Administrator shall update and arrange for publication of clearly defined routes for navigating through a complex terminal airspace area, and to and from an airport located within such an area, where the Administrator determines that publication of such routes would promote safety in air navigation. Such routes shall be for the optional use of pilots operating under visual flight rules and shall be developed in consultation with pilots and other users of affected airports.". SEC. 126. STUDY ON REFLECTORIZATION OF TAXIWAY AND RUNWAY MARKINGS. (a) STUDY. — The Secretary of Transportation shall conduct a study to determine whether uie safety benefits derived from the reflectorization of runways and taxiways of all military airfields under Federal Specification TT-B -1325B should be extended to runways and t€udways of public use airports. (b) REPORT. —Not later than June 30, 1993, the Secretary shall transmit to Congress a report on the resiilts of the study conducted under this section, together with recommendations concerning requirements for upgraded reflectorization of runways and taxiways at public use airports. SEC. 127. OPTIONS TO PURCHASE LAND. 49 USC app. (a) STUDY. — The Secretary of Transportation shall conduct a study on the purchase of options to purchase land for airport development. (b) CONTENT. —In conducting the study under subsection (a), the Secretcuy shall examine the following: (1) ELIGIBILITY FOR FUNDING. —Whether or not the purchase of options to purchase land for airport development should be eligible for funding under the Airport Improvement Program. (2) CONDITIONS. — If the purchase of such options become eligible for funding under the Airport Improvement Program— (A) whether or not certain limitations should be imposed on such purchases;