FAA To Examine Dreamliner After Fire, Other Glitches

Law360, New York (January 11, 2013, 7:15 PM EST) -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration will conduct a comprehensive review of Boeing Co.’s troubled 787 Dreamliner aircraft following a series of recent problems including fuel leaks, mechanical failures and a fire, the FAA announced Friday.

The agency will conduct a joint examination alongside Boeing engineers and inspectors to look into the design, manufacture and assembly of the aircraft's critical systems in order to ensure that the planes can achieve the FAA’s standards for safety, though the agency insisted it was confident in the safety of the...
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