Posts Tagged ‘Boeing 787 Dreamliner’


End of The Plain Plane? Contemplating The Future of Airliner Design

The basic design of the jet airliner has remained unchanged for the last 50 years. New technology and the quest for fuel efficiency may lead to new design innovations.
by David J. Williams

787 Throttle Control and Fire Levers

Latest 787 Glitch: What Happens When The Wrong Extinguisher Is Fired?

On Wednesday, reports started to trickle in that The Boeing 787 Dreamliner had yet another glitch that airlines needed to sort out. No, it was not related to the lithium-ion batteries again, but something you will find on just ...
by Jason Rabinowitz


FAA Approves 787 Battery Fix, Return To Service Imminent

On Friday afternoon, the FAA approved battery system improvements for the 787 Dreamliner, a move which enables Boeing to resume deliveries of the aircraft and get existing 787s back in the air. “FAA approval clears the wa...
by Jason Rabinowitz



Video: Boeing Presents 787 Fix to the World

In a webcast in Japan early Friday (late Thursday for the United States), Boeing briefed the world on the causes and solutions to the battery incidents that had ground the 787 fleet since mid-January.
by Phil Derner Jr.

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner lands in Sydney during the plane's Dream Tour. (Photo by Boeing)

FAA OKs Boeing to Test Dreamliner Battery Fix

The FAA on Tuesday approved Boeing's plan to get the 787 Dreamliner back into the air.
by NYCAviation Staff