The FAA today issued an airworthiness directive (AD) requiring modifications of the battery systems on Boeing 787-8s before the aircraft can resume operations. The AD is the first acknowledgement that a battery modification expected to be proposed to the regulator by Boeing could allow the aircraft to return to service. The AD effectively prepares the ground for a modification program and also represents the first official confirmation from any party that such an action on this scale ...


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