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The FAA approves Boeing's (BA +1.8%) battery fix, clearing the way for the 787 to return to the...

The FAA approves Boeing's (BA +1.8%) battery fix, clearing the way for the 787 to return to the skies on flights up to 180 minutes from an airport.
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  • combie
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    Big deal, The 737 can fly that many minutes and much cheaper than the 787!
    It is all one big publicity campaign for Boeing.
    They still have huge production problems and supply chain problems that make the battery issue small in comparison.
    19 Apr 2013, 03:56 PM Reply Like
  • thomas85225
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    Wow Boeing in 2007 was requird to meent the all the requirement of the ion battery


    In 1997-98 Boeing assembly lines in Everett and Renton had shut down for weeks because of parts shortages and mismanagement.
    This was the dress rehearsal for the Kc-767 export tanker and the 787-8,
    And the 787-9, 787-10 (787-3), 777-X and 737MAX yet to come
    19 Apr 2013, 10:12 PM Reply Like
  • thomas85225
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    The never ending stories of the Boeing 787-8
    (if anyone has been keeping count of the numbers of 787 problems, what number is this once ??? )


    The 787-8 has become the 7BA7 the 7 born again 7 Phoenix or
    or Boeing version of National Debt with the 787BABSAA or the 787 BILLION AND BILLIONS SPENT AGAIN, AGAIN to fix two $1600, Ion Battery Problems


    The 787-8 program started on 3-28-2003 where
    Boeing applied for an FAA type certificate for its new Boeing Model 787–8 ... Type Certification Basis Under provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations
    This requirement required Boeing to test all and parts and systems then installed ever thing into a flight test aircrafts, then fly the flight test aircraft for 12 to 24 months FAA type certificate
    May be someday Boeing and the FAA will read it !


    Boeing should contact the Ford Motor Company and obtain the plan for the Engine hand-crank for the Ford model T to started the jet engine with alone with hand crank generators to be power by passengers


    With all the money Boeing has spent on FAA fine, Salary, Bonus and Stock, Boeing could hire a Quality Teams to inspected the aircrafts before its leave the factory and before its made the world News, again and again,


    Letting the world know how well the aircraft Escape Slides work with smoke and fire pouring out the aircraft,
    What a saving for Boeing on Advertisement Cost of there No 1 product
    Priceless !
    19 Apr 2013, 10:34 PM Reply Like
  • thomas85225
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    ETOP should be base on how far the 787-8 can fly with the engine turn off
    19 Apr 2013, 10:26 PM Reply Like
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    Agree, but they have a huge share buyback program and they're an oligopoly.
    20 Apr 2013, 07:12 AM Reply Like
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