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Boeing Ready To Move On 787 Fix

Posted: 03/04/2013 - Boeing says it is ready to move quickly to get its 787s fixed and back in the air if it gets federal approval for a fix for the batteries that have grounded the planes.

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5 Dead After Small Jet Crashes In Eastern GA

Posted: 02/21/2013 - An official says five people are dead and two injured after a small jet ran off the end of a runway and crashed at an airport in eastern Georgia.

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AP Source: Boeing To Propose 787 Battery Fix

Posted: 02/20/2013 - A congressional official says Boeing will propose to federal regulators a plan to temporarily fix problems with the 787 Dreamliner's batteries that have kept the planes on the ground for more than a month.

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New Report Questions FAA's Airline Safety Promise

Posted: 02/16/2013 - A federal watchdog says that since a deadly airline crash in 2009, the government hasn't kept its promise to ensure that major airlines are holding their smaller partners to the same safety standards.

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Boeing 787 On Test Flight In Seattle

Posted: 02/09/2013 - The FAA granted permission Thursday to conduct test flights, 3 weeks after the new aircraft was grounded due to reported battery fires

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NTSB: 787 Battery Approval Should Be Reconsidered

Posted: 02/07/2013 - A top federal safety official says the government should reconsider its approval of the kind of batteries used in the Boeing 787 Dreamliner because they can explode into fires

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NTSB "Probably Weeks Away" From Finishing 787 Probe

Posted: 02/06/2013 - The National Transportation Safety Board’s top official said Wednesday that the agency is “probably weeks away” from completing its investigation into the Boeing's 787 Dreamliner.

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NTSB: Plane Batteries Not Necessarily Unsafe

Posted: 02/06/2013 - The nation's top accident investigator says lithium ion batteries like the ones that caused a fire in one Boeing 787 Dreamliner and smoke in another aren't necessarily unsafe for use in aviation, but safeguards are needed.

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