Named after a long extinct canine from earth, the LX-3 "Husky" has a stunningly low rate of fuel consumption and can stay in atmospheric flight for months. The problem is that to function the engine needs to run at least once a day at various velocities, making it unsuitable for the casual pilot and can quickly turn into a chore. Left unattended for too long the delicate machinery will clog up, and the cost of repairs can exceed that of the whole vehicle.
When the 77B worker drone was first introduced into the construction sector it caused chaos. Specialized to build and repair large space stations, they always work very diligently and with great attention to everything with one exception: each other. Released in swarms of hundreds they would constantly bump and crash into each other, leading to the infamous explosion of the Terraco 8 facility. Small wings were later added to improve spatial awareness.
Mining operations in the asteroid belts around Senigo 7 use high powered drills that create immense levels of excess heat. The liquid helium that is pumped through them to provide cooling is delivered every month by highly specialized transporters - the FR54b, colloquially known as "The Freezer". Despite its high-tech insulation the freight still cools down the entire ship significantly, leading to arctic temperatures in the crew quarters and the bridge.
Outside regulated systems all types of characters are found, but one type of pilot stands out: Seekers believe that deep in the Orgon nebula a huge life-form exists, dwarfing moons. Of course none have ever been recorded, but that doesn't stop the Seekers from trying to lure them out with the one thing tales agree the creature desires most: 20m tall egg of the Vrog, the largest bird in the known systems. Vrog farming profits have never been higher.
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