Amid mounting signs that Boeing will have to wait longer than it hoped for FAA approval to start test flights of its proposed 787 battery fix, the NTSB has announced plans to hold a forum and investigative hearing in April to review battery technology, safety and the design and certification of the aircraft’s battery system. News of the April events emerged as the board released a densely packed interim report on its ongoing investigation of the Jan. 7 Japan Airlines 787 battery fire at ...

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