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FAA Backs Boeing’s Plan to Fix Batteries

The Federal Aviation Administration approved Boeing’s plan to test its proposals to fix the battery problems that have grounded its 787 jets since mid-January, reports The State newspaper. The FAA could still demand changes in Boeing’s new battery design if problems develop in the tests, which will take weeks.  The decision marks a major step in Boeing’s efforts to get the jets back in the air. But it also could sharpen a debate among some safety experts over how certain Boeing and the FAA are that the changes will eliminate the risk of smoke or fire in the batteries. Read More.


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