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Boeing Biofuel ‘Roadmap’ to 2020 Olympics Takes Flight

Boeing and Japanese aviation industry stakeholders have charted a course to develop sustainable aviation biofuel for flights during the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. The Initiatives for Next Generation Aviation Fuels — a consortium of 46 organizations including Boeing, All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Nippon Cargo Airlines, Japan’s … Read more »

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Boeing ecoDemonstrator Tests Green Technology

The Boeing ecoDemonstrator 787 has begun flight testing more than 25 technologies aimed at improving aviation’s environmental performance. This new round of testing, using 787 Dreamliner ZA004, will evaluate software and connectivity technologies related to operational efficiency, remote sensors to reduce wiring, aerodynamic and flight control improvements for greater fuel … Read more »

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Airbus’ Fuel-Efficient Jets Fly into Boeing Territory

Airbus has received a $9.5 billion order from Japan Airlines for 31 fuel-efficient A350 jets (pictured), the New York Times reports. The planes will likely replace Boeing 777s — and signal a larger problem for Boeing, which has traditionally dominated the Japanese market, aviation analysts tell the newspaper. Boeing’s Dreamliner … Read more »

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All Nippon Airways Finds Defective Wiring in Boeing Dreamliner

All Nippon Airways said it discovered defective wiring in the engine fire-extinguishing system on three of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners, another in a long line of problems that has plagued the fuel-efficient aircraft. A separate 787 operated by Japan Airlines was forced to turn back to Tokyo midflight for the … Read more »

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Boeing Dreamliner Fire Investigation Focuses on Honeywell Beacon

A Honeywell emergency beacon may have caused last week’s fire on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner and should be turned off, British aviation officials said yesterday. Boeing says it supports the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch’s (AAIB) recommendations and remains “confident the 787 is safe.” Also on Thursday, a Japan Airlines … Read more »

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Dreamliner Woes Continue With Brake Issues

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner had to make an emergency landing on Sunday because of a brake system problem, which marks the third time this month that a Dreamliner airplane has run into problems, AFP reports. The United Airlines flight was en route to Denver from Houston when the problem with … Read more »

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Boeing’s Longer Dreamliner Slated for 2013 Flight

Boeing has begun final assembly of the first 787-9 Dreamliner, the newest member of the super-efficient 787 jet family that the company says will carry 40 more passengers an additional 300 nautical miles while using 20 percent less fuel than similarly sized airplanes. The Dreamliner 787-9’s fuselage is 20 feet … Read more »

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FAA Approves Boeing 787 Dreamliner Battery Modifications

The FAA has approved battery system improvements for Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner, clearing the way for the grounded fleet to resume commercial flights in about a week. The fuel-efficient Dreamliner has been grounded since January following a lithium-ion battery fire on a Japan Airlines plane in Boston and an emergency landing … Read more »