Boeing http://www.kunc.org en British Investigators Probe 787 Fire At Heathrow http://www.kunc.org/post/british-investigators-probe-787-fire-heathrow British investigators say they will lead a probe into a fire aboard a 787 Dreamliner as it sat empty on the tarmac at London-Heathrow Airport.<p>The fire broke out Friday aboard an Ethiopian Airlines plane about eight hours after it had taxied to the gate.<p>As we <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/07/12/201516692/another-787-dreamliner-fire-means-turbulence-for-boeing-stock">reported earlier</a>, the jet suffered what a Heathrow spokesman described as an "onboard internal fire". Sat, 13 Jul 2013 16:47:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 47037 at http://www.kunc.org British Investigators Probe 787 Fire At Heathrow Boeing Takes Another Hit With Fire On Plagued 787 Dreamliner http://www.kunc.org/post/boeing-takes-another-hit-fire-plagued-787-dreamliner Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>An Ethiopian Airlines jet caught fire on the ground today at London's Heathrow Airport. It was a Boeing 787, also known as the Dreamliner, which has more than its share of troubles. The 787 has had serious problems with its lithium-ion batteries. In January, one overheated and another caught fire. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 21:05:00 +0000 John Ydstie 47012 at http://www.kunc.org More Problems On 787s Mean Turbulence For Boeing Stock http://www.kunc.org/post/more-problems-787s-mean-turbulence-boeing-stock A Boeing 787 caught fire on the tarmac at London's Heathrow Airport on Friday, followed hours later by a technical problem aboard another 'Dreamliner' that forced the plane to turn back from a trans-Atlantic flight. The incidents sent Boeing's stock down more than 7 percent at one point.<p>The first incident involved an Ethiopian Airlines plane with no passengers aboard. The second occurred aboard a Thomson Airways flight en route from Manchester, England to Sanford, Fla.<p>The Ethiopian jet suffered what a Heathrow spokesman described as an "onboard internal fire" while sitting at the gate. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 18:40:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 47002 at http://www.kunc.org 787 Dreamliner Could Mean Big Things For Africa's 'Air Wars' http://www.kunc.org/post/787-dreamliner-could-mean-big-things-africas-air-wars Transcript <p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Robert Siegel.<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>And I'm Audie Cornish. The Dreamliner is coming back. FAA regulators have approved a fix for the Boeing Dreamliner 787, which was grounded around the world out of safety concerns. The first redesigned plane could retake to the skies as soon as this weekend out of Ethiopia. NPR's Gregory Warner explains what the world's most modern aircraft means to the cradle of humanity.<p>GREGORY WARNER, BYLINE: You know a sector is hot when it gets its own trade magazine. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 21:06:00 +0000 Gregory Warner 43477 at http://www.kunc.org NTSB Wraps Up Hearings On Boeing's 787 Battery Issues http://www.kunc.org/post/ntsb-wraps-hearings-boeings-787-battery-issues Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Investigators still do not know exactly why there was a battery fire on a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 jet back in January. On the concluding day of a National Transportation Safety Board hearing, officials did conclude that the original tests of the battery were in adequate.<p>NPR's Wendy Kaufman reports.<p>WENDY KAUFMAN, BYLINE: The worldwide fleet of Boeing 787s - that has been grounded for three months - will soon be returning to passenger service.<p>Those jets will have newly designed batteries - housed in a fire proof containment box. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 09:16:00 +0000 43386 at http://www.kunc.org