Boeing is adamant that the modified 787 battery system nearing the end of certification testing in Seattle will allow the aircraft to return to unrestricted service, and says reports of a potential impact on extended range operations are “pure speculation.” A Reuters report, citing unnamed government officials, says the 787 could face a temporary loss of its extended twin-engine operations (ETOPS) approval, or a ‘roll-back’ to 180 min., because of the issues with the aircraft’s ...
THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS
You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Boeing Dismisses 787 ETOPS Threat As Speculation".
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.