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Taming the dragon

The following article first appeared as a Comment in the 30 April 2013 issue of Flight International Even as Boeing scrambles its technical squads to begin the modification work on the grounded 787 fleet, there is an inescapable sense of unfinished business with the battery fire investigation.Because the airframer cannot yet be certain that it’s […]

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787 grounded…Boeing confounded

There is just one big story this week and we sum it up with the coverline GROUNDED…CONFOUNDED over a photograph of the ANA Boeing 787 forced to make an emergency landing after a battery malfunction. We examine the catalogue of events that convinced regulators around the world to ground the Dreamliner and ask what happens now? […]

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