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Volume 30, Number 16a, April 17, 2023
SpaceX Gets Starship Launch Permit
The FAA has issued a launch permit for SpaceX’s test launch of its Starship spacecraft aboard its Super Heavy rocket booster with the earliest launch window opening at 8:00 a.m. April 17 with backup windows on each of the five[…]   Read this article
When Training Isn't Worth the Risk
I’m sure I’m not alone in this reaction: When I hear about a crash, especially one with fatalities, at my local airport, the first thing I want to know are the names. Is it someone I know takes priority over[…]   Read this article
Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots'
Best Of The Web: How The Saturn V Found The Moon
Commemorating the miraculous recovery of Apollo 13 this week, we take a look at how NASA kept the giant Saturn 5 booster precisely in the center lane on the way to the Moon. In this information packed seven-minute video, the[…] Read this article


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Indonesian Soldiers Killed During Search For Kidnapped Pilot
An unknown number of Indonesian soldiers were killed and as many as 30 are missing after Papuan rebels attacked them during their search for a kidnapped New Zealand pilot. Phillip Mehrtens was taken by gunmen after he landed his Susi[…] Read this article

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FAA Issues New Guidelines For Space Launch Scheduling
The FAA is taking steps to better fit rocket launches into the National Airspace system. The agency announced last week it has come up with guidelines “to optimize and equitably manage the airspace in the vicinity of launch sites.” Airlines[…] Read this article

MAX Deliveries Affected By Manufacturing Issue
Boeing has stopped deliveries of some 737 MAX airliners after the discovery of noncompliant parts in structures supplied by contractor Spirit Aerosystems. Reuters is reporting that the issue is with fittings that attach the tail to the fuselage being installed[…] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, April 14, 2023
The Risks Of Routine Regarding not paying attention, I was a 23 year skydiver and years ago just as we were getting ready to exit from 7500 feet from a 182 when a small GA plane came flying below us.[…] Read this article