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  • Where Boeing stands now February 16, 2013

    Boeing invested an estimated $25 billion in developing the 787introducing radical changes in materials and a componentsourcing strategy that was to bring efficiencies for the aircraftmaker and airlines. The grounding of the aircraft raises doubts about these decisions. 1. Critical Decision 1: Lithiumion The fact that lithium batteries can overheat and...
  • Boeing completes 'uneventful' test flight of Dreamliner February 10, 2013

    Chicago: Boeing Co completed what it called an uneventful flight on Saturday of a test 787 Dreamliner, its first since the airplanes were grounded more than three weeks ago after a series of batteryrelated problems. The test flight to gather detailed information on the airplane's lithiumion batteries lasted two hours...
  • Boeing probe focuses on battery, 787 deliveries halted January 19, 2013

    Seattle and Takamatsu: US and Japanese aviation safety officials finished an initial investigation of a badly damaged battery from a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner jet on Friday as Boeing said it was halting deliveries until the battery concerns were resolved. Boeing said it would continue building the carboncomposite 787, but...
  • Europe grounds Boeing's 787 Dreamliner after incidents January 17, 2013

    Berlin: Europe's air safety authority has followed the United States in ordering the grounding and safety review of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner following a series of incidents with the aircraft in recent days. The European Aviation Safety Agency says it is endorsing Wednesday's directive by the US Federal Aviation Administration grounding...
  • Emergency landing grounds Boeing 787 jets in Japan January 16, 2013

    Tokyo: Boeing Co's 787 planes were grounded for safety checks Wednesday by two major Japanese airlines after one was forced to make an emergency landing in the latest blow for the new jet. All Nippon Airways said a cockpit message showed battery problems and a burning smell was detected in...