US regulatory officials have launched a full review of the Boeing 787, with a focus on the aircraft’s electrical power and distribution system, but have not grounded the aircraft. US Dept. of Transportation, FAA and Boeing chiefs emphasized their confidence in the safety of the 787 Friday even as they announced the FAA will lead a “comprehensive review” of the Dreamliner program. A fire aboard a parked Japan Airlines 787 at Boston Logan Airport at the beginning of the ...

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