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Boeing Knew of Dreamliner Battery Woes Before Fire

ANA, JAL had to replace them multiple times

(Newser) - Boeing knew it had a big problem with the lithium-ion batteries in its 787 Dreamliners well before a fire prompted safety inquiries and the worldwide grounding of its prize aircraft , the New York Times reports. Officials at All Nippon Airways, which has the world's largest fleet of 787s, say... More »

Japan Grounds Dreamliners After Emergency Landing

ANA flight suffers most dramatic 787 problem yet

(Newser) - Almost half the world's fleet of Dreamliners has been grounded after yet another incident, this time involving an emergency landing. All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines announced they were taking the new Boeing aircraft out of service after an ANA flight was forced to land after a smoke alarm... More »

Boeing's Dreamliner Faces Probe After Fire, Brake Scare

NTSB gets nervous after Japan Airways incident

(Newser) - The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is having a really nightmarish week. Air safety officials launched a formal probe into the long-delayed plane yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reports, after a series of safety scares. First, a fire broke out aboard an empty Japan Airlines 787 at Boston's Logan Airport on... More »

Dreamliner Makes Maiden Commercial Flight

25K people sought tickets for first 787 voyage

(Newser) - After years of delays, the aircraft Boeing says is the future of aviation made its first commercial flight today, reports the BBC . The 787 Dreamliner, the first jet largely built from lightweight carbon-composite materials, took off on a chartered flight from Tokyo to Hong Kong for All Nippon Airways, the... More »

Pilot Screw-Up Almost Flips Jet

He mistook the rudder trim nob for the cockpit door lock

(Newser) - This will go down in the annals of wacky pilot screw-ups: An All Nippon Airways passenger jet rolled over 131.7 degrees earlier this month—putting it almost belly-up—because a pilot accidentally turned the rudder trim knob instead of the one unlocking the cabin door, Japan’s Transport Safety... More »

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