U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and FAA Administrator Michael Huerta, speaking to reporters today after an Aero Club luncheon in Washington, were guarded on the safety of lithium-ion batteries for aircraft and on a time line of the government’s investigation of Boeing 787 incidents. “We have to see where the data takes us,” Huerta emphasized. U.S., Japanese and French authorities are investigating two separate cases in which lithium-ion batteries on board the new aircraft ...
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