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22 October 2018

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner came within 10 feet of a drone on approach to Heathrow Airport, UK

Boeing 787-9 G-VZIG; photo Mark Harkin (CC:by-sa) 22 October 2018

The UK Airprox Board (UKAB) reported that a Boeing 787 Dreamliner came within 10 feet of a drone near London-Heathrow Airport, UK.

Phone crushed in seat mechanism on Air Canada Boeing 787-9; lithium battery begins smoking

2 May 2018

A passengers’ cellphone was crushed in the seat mechanism on an Air Canada Boeing 787-9. The lithium battery began smoking, but no fire was observed.

Final report: Boeing 787, Airbus A380 wing clip incident at Singapore-Changi Airport

18 April 2018

A TSIB report detailed how a Boeing 787 clipped a wing of an Airbus A380 at Singapore-Changi Airport when the 787 followed the greens while the controller intended another taxi route

EASA issues Emergency Airworthiness Directive for Trent 1000 engines

21 December 2017

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued an emergency AD for specific Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines, as a result of an incident in November 2016.

AAIB Singapore issues report on Dreamliner Trent 1000 fan blade failure incident

31 October 2017

AAIB Singapore issued their final report on the November 2016 incident involving a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner that suffered a Trent 1000 fan blade failure.

TSB investigates runway incursion incident at Toronto Airport, Canada

15 August 2017

The TSB is investigating a runway incursion incident at Toronto Airport, Canada. An ERJ-175 stopped beyond the hold short line of an active runway on which an Air Canada Boeing 787 was midway into the take-off roll.

FAA orders engine icing fixes for GEnx-powered Boeing 787 Dreamliners

23 April 2016

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a new airworthiness directive (AD) to reduce the likelihood of engine damage due to fan ice shedding on certain Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft powered by GEnx-1B engines.

FAA issues Airworthiness Directive following airspeed anomalies on Boeing 787 Dreamliners

1 April 2016

The FAA issued an Airworthiness Directive (AD), warning Boeing 787 Dreamliner pilots not to use abrupt control inputs in case of erroneous airspeed indications.

FAA: Review team finds Boeing 787 design safe

20 March 2014

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released the findings of a review team formed in January 2013 to review the Boeing 787’s design, manufacture and assembly processes.

FAA and EASA call for Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) inspections following Boeing 787 ground fire

FAA logo 29 July 2013

Both the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and EASA have issued an airworthiness directive (AD) for the inspection of specific Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) on Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft following a recent fire occurrence.