Posts Tagged ‘lithium-ion batteries’


The 3 Plane Crashes You’ve Never Heard Of: Aviation’s Sacrificial Lambs

There are more than a few crashes from the last decade that you probably have never heard of, but your safety could benefit from their lessons. Why the lack of media coverage?
by Phil Derner Jr.


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

Another angle of are the burnt Boeing 787 battery that caught fire in Boston. (Photo by NTSB)

NTSB Reveals Details of Boeing 787 Battery Investigative Hearing

On Friday morning, the National Transportation Safety Board revealed the agenda for a two-day investigative hearing on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner’s battery malfunctions. The Boeing Company, GS-Yuasa and Thales will testify...
by Jason Rabinowitz


Airbus A350 XWB MSN-001. (Photo by P. Masclet/Airbus)

Airbus Fears A350 Delays Following Boeing Battery Issues

European aircraft maker Airbus is wary that problems which have grounded rival Boeing's 787 could also delay the launch of the A350.
by AFP

United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Photo by Kevin Koske)

FAA Orders Airlines To Stop Flying Boeing 787 [UPDATED]

The FAA has ordered US airlines to temporarily stop flying the Boeing 787 effective immediately, citing the potential for battery failures.
by admin