Review | Just Planes 787 Ethiopian

Review | Just Planes 787 Ethiopian

Staff reviewer Paul Racines flies with the first 787 Dreamliner, to Ethiopian. Why, to visit the first Just Planes Ethiopian Boeing 787 Dreamliner. For those who are interested in the business and economic advantages the 787 Dreamliner gives Ethiopian Airlines, there’s a segment that will cover this too. From fuel savings to customer satisfaction, the 787...

Boeing Rolls Out 787 at Increased Rate

Boeing has rolled out of the factory the first 787 Dreamliner to be built at the increased production rate of seven airplanes per month. The airplane, which rolled out earlier this week, is the 114th 787 to be built overall and the 100th 787 to be built at the Everett, Wash., factory. Boeing’s 787 program is on track to achieve a planned 10 per month rate...

FAA Approval 787 Battery Solution

FAA Approval 787 Battery Solution

Boeing has received approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the company’s plan to test and certify improvements to the 787′s battery system. Successful completion of each step within the plan will result in the FAA’s approval to resume commercial 787 flights. Boeing made its certification plan proposal to the FAA in...

Boeing To Move On 787 Battery Fixes

Boeing To Move On 787 Battery Fixes

On behalf of AVweb, contributing Editor Glenn Pew offers you the latest information about the 787 Dreamliner batteries. FAA officials and Boeing executives will meet in Washington, D.C., Friday to discuss a proposal that includes short- and long-term solutions to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner’s apparent lithium ion battery problem, The Wall Street Journal...

Battery Short Circuit Led To 787 Fire

Battery Short Circuit Led To 787 Fire

An interesting incoming article from AVweb about the 787 Dreamliner battery. HOT: YouTube movie update of the 787 Dreamliner battery by Chairman Hersman. The NTSB says a short circuit in one of eight cells in the APU battery of a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 led to the fire in the aircraft at Boston Logan Airport Jan. 7. At a news conference on Thursday, NTSB...