The NTSB is calling on the FAA to “review the methods of compliance” used to certify all permanently installed, rechargeable lithium-ion batteries in the active fleet and “require additional testing” if the results indicate the design and installation do not adequately protect against cell thermal runaway. The recommendation, along with four others to the FAA, are part of the agency’s continuing investigation into the thermal runaway of a lithium-ion ...
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