Boeing plans to keep its 787 test fleet grounded for the present as it continues to “better understand the cause of the incident” on the test aircraft forced to make an emergency landing in Texas on Nov 9 after an electrical fire. Boeing also confirms that the aircraft ZA002, which was conducting tests of the Nitrogen Generation System (NGS), lost primary electrical power as a result of the fire which occurred behind a power control panel in the aft electronics bay. “Backup systems, ...


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