Articles by Bob Sanders



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Alitalia Will Enter into Administration 

Alitalia will make a formal request to enter into bankruptcy after employees last week rejected a rescue plan. The Italian flag carrier’s board of directors, which convened after a shareholder meeting, decided to proceed with…


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Boeing KC-46A Tanker Joins Flight Test Program 

Boeing now has six aircraft in its KC-46 tanker test program, expanding its ability to complete ground and flight-test activities as it progresses toward first deliveries to the U.S. Air Force. The newest KC-46 aerial…




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Atlanta Airport Uses Drone to Inspect Runaway 

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is believed to have become the first airport in the US to use a drone to carry out an inspection of one of its runways. The milestone project was carried…


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Pilot Survives Helicopter Crash  

Helicopter pilot Rick Lucas emerged unharmed after his helicopter crashed into the water near Porirua, New Zeland, about 11.30am LT on Tuesday, May 2. After the twin-engine BK117 chopper crashed into the water, Lucas was trapped under water with…


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Boeing Reports First Quarter Results 

The Boeing Company reported higher first-quarter earnings and operating cash flow compared to the previous year, driven by solid execution on production programs and services.  First-quarter GAAP earnings per share increased to $2.34 and core earnings per share…