FAA: Boeing 787s need to be powered off every 120 days

Credit: Courtesy, Boeing
Boeing is working on a software fix for 787 generator control units (GCUs), but in the meantime FAA has ordered 787 operators to power off Dreamliners at least once every 120 days to avoid the potential loss of electrical power in flight. During laboratory testing, Boeing discovered a problem with...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.