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Volume 30, Number 47b, November 21, 2023
NATCA Wants Oversight Of Controller Training Changes
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association says it wants to take part in the oversight of a new training process for some prospective controllers under changes announced last week by the FAA. The agency said last week it will allow[…]   Read this article
Gogoair 'Banyan upgrades to Avance
Improve Safety By Reducing Training? FAA Addresses Controller Shortage
Well, it seems like a strange strategy for what is ultimately a safety initiative but nothing else has worked so maybe it’s worth a try, provided it’s monitored carefully. A few days after a damning report from the National Airspace[…] Read this article

Alsim 'Better & Safer November
Hybrid 'eSTOL' Demonstrator Flies
A Virginia company may have created a new category for the burgeoning advanced air mobility sector when it flew its eSTOL hybrid electric Goldfinch on Nov. 19. The aircraft is powered by a “turbogenerator” that charges batteries to supply electricity[…] Read this article

Kitplanes 'Discover the exciting world
Faulty Foam System Fills Hangar
Airlive is reporting that at least three aircraft were damaged when a malfunctioning foam fire suppression system filled a hangar in Texas. According to the time stamp on the surveillance video, the mishap happened on Oct. 28 at McKinney National[…] Read this article

United Maintains Pilot Hiring Blitz
United Airlines is on pace to beat its 2022 record of hiring 2,500 pilots in a year. According to AirlineGeeks the airline brought in 270 pilots in October, bringing its new-pilot total for 2023 to 2,296. The airline has embarked[…] Read this article

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