FAA, Boeing Grilled About Battery Certification

Credit: Boston Herald/NTSB
A November 2006 fire that destroyed a 10,000-sq.-ft. Securaplane Technologies building in Tucson, Ariz., sent Boeing and its team back to the drawing board to reevaluate whether its chosen battery, chemistry and safety systems for the 787 were up to the job. Securaplane, the battery-charging system...

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