Boeing 787 to start operations again after changes in battery systems

New Delhi/April 29
After getting approval for changes in battery systems, suspected for fires in the aircraft, from US Federal Aviation administration, Boeing 787 Dreamliner is all set to provide luxurious revolutionary flying experience to passengers once again.
“US Federal Aviation Administration approved the improvements to the 787 battery systems. With this approval, the Dreamliner will be back in service and soaring once again,” Boeing Company said in a statement.
The Dreamliner was grounded in January due to battery related problems after incidents of fire and smoke were reported in two aircrafts that has raised safety concerns while flying.
Boeing has introduced changes in the design of Dreamliner’s battery system along with safety measures to control and prevent fire breakouts.
The company boasts of incorporating new changes to make the airplanes better, even safer and more reliable.
“This is the most tested commercial airplane ever built with more than 10,000 hours of testing on the 787, including 5,000 hours of flight testing and 5,000 hours of test time on the ground. From wind tunnel and stress tests to extreme flying and cold weather testing, this airplane was put through its paces,” adds the statement.
Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a long-range, mid-size wide-body, twin-engine jet airliner developed by Boeing Commercial Airplanes with variants seats from 210 to 290 passengers. Boeing claims it to be the company’s most fuel-efficient airliner and the world’s first major airliner to use composite materials as the primary material in the construction of its airframe. The aircraft has distinguishing features that include mostly electrical flight systems, a four-panel windshield, noise-reducing chevrons on its engine nacelles and a smoother nose contour.