Investigators: London Dreamliner Fire Was Again Caused by Batteries

An international team of investigators has concluded that the battery inside the emergency locator transmitter is the likely cause of the fire aboard a Boeing 787 Dreamliner parked on the tarmac at London Heathrow last week. The plot thickens. Read More >>

Boeing Details How It's Going to Fix the 787 Dreamliner's Battery Problems

Yesterday, Boeing detailed its solution for the 787 Dreamliner's battery problems. It involves improving the battery itself; fixing the charging system and adding another layer of protection with an added enclosure. Boeing is still committed to lithium-ion batteries and this solution will allow Boeing to continue to use them in the 787. Read More >>

Japan Grounds Boeing 787 Dreamliner Fleet Following Emergency Landing

Japan's two largest airlines have decided to ground all of their Boeing Dreamliner 787s after a Nippon Airways plane was forced to make an emergency landing in southwestern Japan. Read More >>

A Backdoor Found In a "Flight-Critical" Chip Could Let Hackers Take Over a Plane

It's a terrifying thought that cyber crims could hack into a plane and take control. A new backdoor into one of the chips used in "flight-critical" applications in some planes, as well military toys, has been found that could potentially allow just that. Read More >>

How Does It Feel to Fly In the Boeing Dreamliner?

Flight Global's Jon Ostrower has flown in the Boeing 787 Dreamliner a few times already. He just posted a video along with a detailed account of his experience inside ANA's newest toy. It seems like a great experience, as promised: Read More >>

Why the Boeing 787 Will Ride Like a Dream

Boeing's latest and greatest, the £120 million 787 Dreamliner, is expected to change long-haul air travel just as much as the 707 and A380 Airbus models that preceded it. Here are just a few of the new systems and conveniences on board. Read More >>

Could Boeing's Miracle Plane Make Flying Suck Less?

On Wednesday Boeing's long-delayed, carbon-fiber, fuel-efficient 787 Dreamliner will finally make its first passenger flight: a 12-hour haul from Tokyo to Hong Kong. Time to find out if the Dreamliner can make flying better for everyone. Read More >>


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