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NTSB: Boeing 787 battery shows short-circuitingWASHINGTON (AP) - The Boeing 787 Dreamliner battery that caught fire earlier this month in Boston shows evidence of short-circuiting and a chemical reaction known as "thermal runaway," in which an increase in temperature causes progressively hotter temperatures, federal accident investigators said Thursday. It's not clear to investigators which came first, the short-circuiting or the thermal runaway, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah Hersman said. Nor is it… (www.komonews.com) More...
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Is this not the same problem that happened during testing a couple of years ago when one of the first test planes had to land in Laredo, TX?
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NON US PARTS.. JUNK.. AND NOW TO SAVE A FEW PENNIES IT WILL COST THOUSANDS OF DOLLORS...
"THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS" lol. Boeing and the airlines only wished this cost was so small. This is going to cost billions.
JUST SAYING TO SAVE A LITTLE IT COST PLENTY ..
The allegation is that Boeing bought these Japanese batteries so that Japan would have multiple airlines commit to the 787. You scratch our back, we'll scratch yours.
Could it just be a bad batch of batteries that landed in the few planes that had issues?