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Volume 30, Number 17d, April 27, 2023
Starship Grounded Until Launch Destruction Probed
The FAA has grounded SpaceX’s Starship program while it investigates last week’s explosive test launch of the full system. This time, however, the agency appears to be at least as interested in the scorched mess left behind by the booster[…]   Read this article
At Least It Didn’t Blow Up On The Pad
  If you could somehow tune your eyes to see the electromagnetic spectrum while watching yesterday’s spectacular launch of SpaceX’s Super Heavy/Starship, you’d see fat ropes of 0’s and 1’s streaming back to earth. And therein lies the explanation of[…]   Read this article
Tempest 'AeroGuard Induction Air Filters
FAA Announces Safety Panel
The FAA has formed a blue chip panel of aviation industry experts to recommend safety enhancements industry-wide. The members of the new FAA National Airspace System Safety Review Team include: former NASA Administrator and astronaut Charles Bolden Jr.; former Air[…] Read this article

JP Instruments 'Balanced Approach
NetJets Pilots' Union Launches Suit Over Website Referrals
The nasty labor dispute between NetJets and its pilots took a legal turn last week when the NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots launched a suit over a company policy on talking to passengers and aircraft owners about the negotiations.[…] Read this article


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Japanese Moon Lander Crashes
A private moon landing attempt ended with the likely destruction of the lander. Japanese firm ispace said it lost contact with the Hakuto-R Mission 1 lander when it apparently ran out of propellant needed to slow the vehicle. “It apparently[…] Read this article

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