The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has grounded the Boeing 787 Dreamliner due to the mounting evidence of problems with the aircraft’s lithium battery sub-system. The move follows an earlier announcement by the agency of a review of the Dreamliner’s safety, design and the certification process that lead to its approval for air carrier operations.
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Breaking News: Published reports say an ANA (All Nippon Airways) Boeing 787 Dreamliner made an emergency landing in Japan on 16 January 2013 (local Japan time) due to reports of smoke in the cockpit and battery-related alerts.
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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says it is going to conduct a review of the Boeing 787’s design and production. The effort will examine critical systems says the agency, as well as the assembly of the airplane, and its novel, for industry standards, technology.
New details are coming to light as the investigation into the fire aboard a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 at Boston’s Logan International airport continues. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued an update that describes a small area of the incident aircraft damaged by the event but a fire that seems to have taken a long time to extinguish.
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Want to fly the Boeing 787 Dreamliner? We do too. However, since we don’t see an invitation in our inbox at the moment, how about checking out this excellent Boeing 787 test flight video written/hosted by AvWeek’s ace Fred George and shot by another of their amazing crew, Guy Norris? That works for you? Excellent.