Boeing 787 in JAL livery
Today Boeing announced today that it has commenced production on what it calls comprehensive improvements to the safety features of the Dreamliner's lithium ion batteries and said that it could be ready to proceed witih initial installation within the next few weeks. It is also building new enclosures for 787 batteries that could be be installed in airplanes in the weeks ahead.
This photo from March 2012 shows a Japan Airlines 787 taxiing towards the runway at Paine Field in Everett, Wash.
March 14, 2013 10:13 PM PDT
Photo by: Boeing
| Caption by: Jonathan Skillings
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