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Volume 30, Number 45c, November 8, 2023
China Tests Reusable Rocket
China’s version of SpaceX has successfully launched and recovered a rocket in a critical step toward developing reusable spacecraft. iSpace’s Hyperbola-2 methane-liquid oxygen rocket went up about 600 feet and then descended under power to a soft landing on its[…]   Read this article
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Garmin 'Database update
FAA, Airlines Monitoring Pilot Experience Issues
The FAA is monitoring the correlation between pilot inexperience and aviation incidents and so far it isn’t finding much. In the recent hiring sprees at most airlines, pilots have been moving up the ranks at unprecedented rates. Rather than taking[…] Read this article

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193 UPS Pilots Take Buyouts, Regional Offers Soft Landing
A total of 193 pilots have accepted buyouts offered by UPS, and they can all walk straight into a job at American Airlines subsidiary PSA. According to Freight Waves, UPS offered the buyouts in August and hoped that 167 pilots[…] Read this article

Fire Destroys Historic Blimp Hangar
Firefighters used water-dropping helicopters to try to quell a fire at one of two enormous blimp hangars in Tustin, California, but the historic structure couldn’t be saved. The massive building, 1,000 feet long, almost 200 feet tall and 300 feet[…] Read this article