Dreamliner

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (credit: James Morgan/Boeing Australia via Getty Images)

Report: FAA Failed To Properly Test 787 Dreamliner Batteries

The government failed to properly test the Boeing 787’s lithium-ion batteries and relied too much on Boeing for technical expertise, a new report says.

05/22/2014

A Japan Airlines flight returns to Boston after a reported fuel pump issue. (CBS)

Boeing Dreamliner Plane Returns To Boston For Possible Fuel Pump Issue

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner heading for Tokyo turned around over Canada and landed back in Boston.

07/18/2013

File (Photo credit: JENNY VAUGHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Catches Fire At London’s Heathrow Airport

Boeing says its personnel are trying to find out what caused a fire aboard an empty Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane flown by Ethiopian Airlines at Heathrow Airport Friday.

07/12/2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Logan Airport (Credit: WBZ-TV's Chris Gobeille)

Dreamliner Returns To Service; Logan Relaunch Scheduled For June 1

The Dreamliner is still a week-and-a-half away from taking off from Logan Airport again, but on Monday, United Airlines put its 787s back in the air.

05/20/2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Logan Airport (Credit: WBZ-TV's Chris Gobeille)

All Things Travel: 787 Dreamliner Service Returns To Logan June 1

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner will resume daily service between Boston and Tokyo again on June 1.

04/30/2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (credit: James Morgan/Boeing Australia via Getty Images)

Boeing CEO Says 787 Dreamliner ‘Very Close’ To Flying Again

Boeing CEO Jim McNerney is sure his company is “very close” to getting its troubled 787 Dreamliner jet back flying again.

03/28/2013

This Japan Airlines flight was stopped on a Logan Airport runway after a fuel leak was detected in January 2013. (CBS)

Boeing: Commercial 787 Flights To Restart In Weeks

Boeing said Friday it sees commercial flights of its grounded 787 jets resuming “within weeks” even though it has not pinpointed the cause of battery overheating.

03/15/2013

In Seattle, NTSB investigators and Boeing engineers examine the type of lithium ion battery used on the Boeing 787 to start the auxillary power unit and to provide backup power for flight critical systems. (Credit: NTSB)

NTSB: ‘Too Risky’ For Lithium Batteries To Fly As Cargo On Planes

At the same time the government certified Boeing’s 787 Dreamliners as safe, federal rules barred the type of batteries used to power the airliner’s electrical systems from being carried as cargo on passenger planes because of the fire risk.

02/03/2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Logan Airport (Credit: WBZ-TV's Chris Gobeille)

All Things Travel: The Clock Is Ticking For Boeing’s Dreamliner

It sits there on the tarmac at Logan Airport waiting for something to happen.

01/27/2013

This Japan Airlines flight was stopped on a Logan Airport runway after a fuel leak was detected in January 2013. (CBS)

Japanese Probe Points To Common Cause In Boeing 787 Dreamliner Fires

The burned insides of a battery in the Boeing 787 at the center of a worldwide grounding of the aircraft indicate it operated at a voltage above its design limit, a Japanese investigator said Friday.

01/18/2013

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,702 other followers