Near-term fate of 787 hinges on FAA acceptance of Boeing's multistep battery fix
As brand-new 787s continue to stack up at its Everett, Wash., facility and others remain idle around the world, Boeing's battery crisis is finally coming to a head as the FAA decides on whether to approve a company plan to return the airliner to the skies. If the FAA says yes, airline sources tell Aviation Week, the first 787s could begin operating again with an interim battery system modification as early as the third week of March. If it says no to the near-term proposal, then Boeing ...
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