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787 Batteries May Be Fixable, But Planes Won't Get Off The Ground Anytime Soon

by Wendy Kaufman
Mar 7, 2013 (All Things Considered) — Boeing's Dreamliner 787s remain grounded. And neither investigators nor Boeing can say exactly what caused a battery fire on a Japan Airlines jet. Nevertheless, Boeing thinks it has a fix, and while the Federal Aviation Administration is poised to allow Boeing to begin proving the redesign will be effective, the planes won't be back in service anytime soon.

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