Boeing’s redesign of the 787’s lithium ion system takes a multi-layered approach, but also adds weight. In a media briefing in Tokyo in mid-March, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Ray Conner said he expects the 787 to be flying again in weeks, not months, and he fully intends to be on the first flight of a Dreamliner after the aircraft grounding is lifted. The Dreamliner has been grounded since mid-January after two safety incidents related to the ...

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