The FAA has approved Boeing’s plan for certifying modifications to the troubled lithium-ion battery system for the 787. “The certification plan is the first step in the process to evaluate the 787’s return to flight and requires Boeing to conduct extensive testing and analysis to demonstrate compliance with the applicable safety regulations and special conditions,” the regulator said in a statement released late March 12. Improvements to the battery system include a redesign to ...


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