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  • Fatigue failure suspected in F-27 blade-off accident


    French investigators have revealed evidence of fatigue on a retaining bolt from the Fokker F-27 that sustained serious damage when a propeller blade passed completely through the fuselage.


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  • Fatigue failure suspected in F-27 blade-off accident


    French investigators have revealed evidence of fatigue on a retaining bolt from the Fokker F-27 that sustained serious...


  • Alitalia gets approaches for cargo and maintenance units


    Alitalia's special administrator Augusto Fantozzi has disclosed he has received initial approaches for the group's...


  • Italy's MiniLiner signs for five more converted Fokker 50s


    <P>Italian cargo carrier <A href="http://www.miniliner.com/english/flotta.asp">MiniLiner</A> is planning to take five...


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  • Fatigue failure suspected in F-27 blade-off accident

    News | 13 Nov 2013 11:13 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    French investigators have revealed evidence of fatigue on a retaining bolt from the Fokker F-27 that sustained serious damage when a propeller blade passed completely through the fuselage.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fatigue-failure-suspected-in-F-27-blade-off-accident-392928/
  • WORLD AIRLINERS: Regional cargo conversions' role reversal

    News | 25 Oct 2010 23:00 | Günter Endres

    The transformation from small passenger airliner to freighter has led to an increase in popularity for some aircraft types BAE Systems Converting...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WORLD-AIRLINERS-Regional-cargo-conversions-role-reversal-348858/
  • Dubai 09: Aircraft Conversions eyes higher rates for Fokker 50 modifications

    News | 16 Nov 2009 15:30 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Fokker conversion specialist Aircraft Conversions (stand W471) is putting the disappointment of its absent demonstrator behind it as it looks to capitalise...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dubai-09-Aircraft-Conversions-eyes-higher-rates-for-Fokker-50-modifications-334928/
  • Italy waits on Alitalia

    News | 31 Oct 2008 13:26 | Graham Dunn

    <P>November is targeted to see a new dawn for Italy's airline sector and its long-struggling national carrier Alitalia. There have been many new dawns before. Yet Alitalia has still found itself again drinking in the last-chance saloon.</P> <P>This time rescue efforts contain more drastic action, which in turn is likely to have a knock-on effect across the Italian airline sector. It not only removes the Italian state from Alitalia ownership, but will essentially merge it with Italy's second largest operator Air One and shrink their combined operation.</P> <P>The latest rescue was hatched by Silvio Berlusconi's government after taking power earlier this year. It came after his high-profile criticism of an earlier deal under which Air France-KLM was to buy the carrier, which ultimately broke down. </P> <P>Kept afloat by a �300 million ($376 million) bridging loan - a commercial deal according to Italy, but subject of a European Commission state aid probe - Alitalia ultimately enteredhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Italy-waits-on-Alitalia-318235/
  • Alitalia gets approaches for cargo and maintenance units

    News | 12 Sep 2008 08:00 | Graham Dunn

    Alitalia's special administrator Augusto Fantozzi has disclosed he has received initial approaches for the group's maintenance and cargo activities, while...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Alitalia-gets-approaches-for-cargo-and-maintenance-units-315902/
  • Italy's MiniLiner signs for five more converted Fokker 50s

    News | 19 Feb 2008 07:00 | Victoria Moores

    <P>Italian cargo carrier <A href="http://www.miniliner.com/english/flotta.asp">MiniLiner</A> is planning to take five additional <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/directory/detail.aspx?aircraftCategory=CommercialAircraft&amp;manufacturerType=CommercialAircraft&amp;navigationItemId=389&amp;aircraftId=2235&amp;manufacturer=3013&amp;keyword=&amp;searchMode=Manufacturer">Fokker&nbsp;50 </A>passenger-to-freighter conversions from Dutch aerospace company Aircraft Conversions.</P> <P>Bergamo-based MiniLiner, which became the launch customer for Aircraft Conversions’ E-Class cargo modification in December last year, has signed a memorandum of understanding covering five additional aircraft.</P> <P>MiniLiner has two Fokker 50 freighters – the only two converted by <A href="http://www.aircraftconversions.com/">Aircraft&nbsp;Conversions</A> to date. The follow-on agreement will take the manufacturer to a total of seven aircraft since the beginning of the programme.</P> <P>Aircraft Converhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Italys-MiniLiner-signs-for-five-more-converted-Fokker-50s-221641/