After Fire, FAA Wants Dreamliner 787 Beacons Checked

Law360, New York (July 25, 2013, 5:37 PM EDT) -- The Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday that it will require the removal or inspection of Honeywell International Inc. emergency locator transmitters on certain The Boeing Co. Dreamliner 787s after a fire broke out in an Ethiopian Airlines plane in London earlier this month.

In an airworthiness directive scheduled to be published Friday, the FAA said the inspections or removals were prompted by the fire and are being ordered to prevent a fire in the aft crown of the airplane, or to detect and correct discrepancies within...
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