Boeing is developing what it says are “minor design changes” to the power distribution panels on the 787 and adding updates to the systems software that manage and protect power distribution as a result of lessons learned from the Nov. 9 fire onboard test aircraft ZA002 in Laredo, Texas. It also expects to issue a revised program schedule within weeks, representing the seventh specific delay to the overall program timetable. “We have successfully simulated key aspects of the onboard ...


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