FAA OKs Boeing Testing Plan For Grounded Dreamliners

Law360, New York (March 12, 2013, 9:54 PM EDT) -- Boeing Co. edged a little closer to putting its grounded 787 Dreamliner fleet back in the air when the Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday greenlighted its testing plan for the solutions it proposed to the battery problems that have plagued its fleet.

The Dreamliner — which was grounded in mid-January after incidents earlier that month in Boston and Japan — will have to go through a series of tests that will scrutinize the performance of its lithium ion battery and other purportedly improved features in its...
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