Boeing yesterday conducted a flight test on LN86, the aircraft being used for 787 tests, which the company says were unrelated to a fix for the aircraft’s lithium-ion batteries. The aircraft, also known by its Boeing production designation as ZA272, originally was expected to make a test flight on March 30, but for unknown reasons this was canceled. Boeing says the “flight is unrelated to the ongoing 787 battery certifcation testing. The battery cerification demonstration flight will ...


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