Despite saying it has full confidence in the safety of Boeing’s new 787, the FAA has launched a technical investigation into the root causes of a series of electrical issues that have dogged the widebody since its entry into service with international and U.S. carriers. Most recently, a Japan Airlines 787 was grounded at Boston Logan International Airport following a fire that began in the lithium ion battery in the aft electric/electronic equipment bay. The U.S. National Transportation ...

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