The US Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday filed formal approval of Boeing’s 787 battery fix that will clear the way for the troubled aircraft to fly again.
Once the 787s have had been modified with the new battery systems, “they… Continue reading
The European Aviation Safety Agency said Tuesday it had approved Boeing’s proposed battery design change for its 787 planes, after a problem with overheating grounded the jetliner in January.
The green light, which follows a similar move in the United… Continue reading
(Reuters) – Boeing began installing reinforced lithium-ion batteries on five grounded 787 jets in Japan on Monday, starting a process that should make the first commercial Dreamliners ready to fly again in about a week.
Boeing’s Dreamliners have been grounded… Continue reading
The Federal Aviation Administration Friday approved Boeing’s design for modifications to the 787 battery system, a key hurdle in returning the planes to service after they were grounded globally.
Airlines operating the 787 will be required to install containment and… Continue reading
EVERETT, Wash., April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE:BA) completed a 787 certification demonstration flight today on N1791B, line number 86, a Boeing-owned production airplane built for LOT Polish Airlines. Today’s flight marks the final certification test for the new… Continue reading
EVERETT, Wash., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today that a comprehensive set of improvements that will add several layers of additional safety features to the lithium-ion batteries on 787 commercial jetliners are in production and could… Continue reading
(Reuters) – Boeing Co on Friday gave U.S. aviation regulators its plan to fix the volatile battery aboard its new 787 Dreamliner, even though investigators have not yet determined what caused the batteries to overheat on two planes last month.… Continue reading
Boeing Co said Wednesday that numerous replacements of potentially flammable lithium-ion batteries by airlines flying the new 787 Dreamliner were not made because of safety concerns.
“We have not seen 787 battery replacements occurring as a result of safety concerns,”… Continue reading
WASHINGTON – US safety regulators are nowhere near finishing an investigation into a battery fire on the Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner, a top official said on Thursday, raising the prospect of a prolonged grounding for the plane.
Airlines have canceled… Continue reading
US and Japanese officials began an inspection visit of GS Yuasa Corp., the company that makes batteries used on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets, on Monday, following an emergency landing at Takamatsu Airport of a Boeing 787 exposed a battery… Continue reading