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