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FAA and EASA call for Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) inspections following Boeing 787 ground fire
29 July 2013

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.

FAA approves Boeing 787 battery system design changes

19 April 2013

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved Boeing’s design for modifications to the Boeing 787 battery system. The changes are designed to address risks at the battery cell level, the battery level and the aircraft level.

FAA approves Boeing 787 certification plan

13 March 2013

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reported that it approved Boeing’s certification plan for the redesigned 787 battery system.