Aerospace Manufacturing Mar 19, 2013

Boeing Announces Proposed 787 Battery Solutions

Almost two months after the FAA grounded Boeing's new 787 Dreamliners, the Aerospace company has announced its proposed improvements which Boeing believes will put an end to concerns regarding the 787's operational safety.

The proposed 787 changes include a host of new Lithium-Ion battery safety features designed to reduce the risk for battery fault as well as features designed to isolate those potential issues if they should arise. The improvements fall into three main categories:

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