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Boeing: Here's our plan to nix 787 battery fire risk

The Dreamliner maker plans to wrap the lithium-ion batteries in an electrical insulator to prevent heat exchange and cut holes in the battery enclosure to allow moisture to drain.

By March 14, 2013


FAA approves Boeing's plan to fix Dreamliner batteries

The Federal Aviation Administration OKs a plan to redesign the 787's battery, but more testing is needed, the Associated Press reports.

By March 12, 2013


NTSB: Boeing Dreamliner blaze probe needs more time

An interim report from the National Transportation Safety Board offers insight into the state of the battery in a Japan Airlines fire in January, but there's still more work to be done.

By March 7, 2013


FAA approves Boeing test flights of grounded 787 Dreamliner

Aircraft builder will be allowed to conduct test flights of the much-hyped aircraft after onboard battery fires led the FAA to ground the planes.

By February 7, 2013


Emmanual Jal, 'Warchild': Free MP3 of the Day

Jal's stunning debut describes a horrific youth spent in forced military service in Sudan--difficult subject matter, to say the least, that Jal has admirably converted to engaging rap. Download a free MP3 of "Warchild" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By April 24, 2008


Airlines see green upside to economic downturn

Aviation carbon emissions should decrease by 8 percent in 2009, due in part to a reduction in flights, while biofuels are likely to be approved by 2011.

By April 1, 2009