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Boeing’s 747 Is An Icon, But Future Is In Doubt

For decades, the Boeing 747 was the Queen of the Skies. But the glamorous double-decker jumbo jet that revolutionized air travel and shrunk the globe could be nearing the end of the line.

10/24/2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (credit: James Morgan/Boeing Australia via Getty Images)

Battery Problems Over For Boeing?

Just days after Boeing’s Dreamliner jets returned to the skies, a broadcast report from Tokyo indicates there was a sensor problem with one of the replacement batteries in a 787 in the Japan Airlines fleet.

06/02/2013

The first Boeing 787 flight since they were grounded for battery problems lands at O'Hare Airport. (Credti: Steve Miller)

United Restarts 787 Dreamliner Flights

The planes, made by Chicago-based Boeing, are returning after being grounded for four months by the federal government because of smoldering batteries on 787s owned by other airlines.

05/20/2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

First Boeing 787 Makes Flight Since Grounding Over Battery Problems

A Boeing 787 operated by Ethiopian Airlines flew from Ethiopia to Kenya’s capital Saturday, the first commercial flight since air safety authorities grounded the Dreamliners after incidents with smoldering batteries on two different planes in January.

04/27/2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (credit: James Morgan/Boeing Australia via Getty Images)

FAA Gives OK To Resume Boeing 787 Dreamliner Flights

Boeing’s beleaguered 787 could be flying again within a week after federal officials approved a fix for its batteries, even though the root cause of a fire on one plane and smoke on another still isn’t known.

04/19/2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (credit: James Morgan/Boeing Australia via Getty Images)

FAA Approves Boeing Plan To Fix 787’s Batteries

A Boeing plan to redesign the 787 Dreamliner’s fire-plagued lithium-ion batteries won approval Tuesday from the Federal Aviation Administration, moving the cutting-edge planes a step closer to flying passengers again.

03/13/2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (credit: James Morgan/Boeing Australia via Getty Images)

Boeing Sticks To Production Plans, Battery For 787

U.S. aviation officials said they have asked Boeing for a full operating history of the batteries on the 787s.

01/30/2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

FAA Grounds Boeing 787 Dreamliners Over Battery Fire Risk

The federal government grounded Boeing’s newest and most technologically advanced jetliner Wednesday, declaring that U.S. airlines cannot fly the 787 again until the risk of battery fires is addressed.

01/16/2013

A Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner sits at Logan International Airport on Jan. 8, 2013, after a fuel leak just before takeoff. (Credit: CBS)

Feds Order Review Of Boeing 787s

There are more problems for Chicago-based Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner.

01/11/2013

A Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner sits at Logan International Airport on Jan. 8, 2013, after a fuel leak just before takeoff. (Credit: CBS)

Boeing Investigating Cause Of Recent 787 Problems

The two recent fuel leaks come in the wake of electrical panel issues in three other 787 jets in December.

01/08/2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Boeing Dreamliners Inspected After Reports Of Fuel Leaks

Following reports of two fuel leaks on Boeing 787 Dreamliners operated by foreign airlines, the FAA has directed the Chicago-based company to inspect all 787s for airworthiness.

12/05/2012

Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Credit: Boeing)

United To Fly New Boeing 787 Dreamliner From Chicago-Houston

Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner airplane will soon be flying over the skies of Chicago.

08/30/2012