787 http://kuow.org en Federal Aviation Administration Rapped For Dreamliner Battery Fires http://kuow.org/post/federal-aviation-administration-rapped-dreamliner-battery-fires <p></p><p>The Federal Aviation Administration failed to properly test the lithium ion batteries on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report released on Wednesday. The report said that the FAA relied too much on Boeing for technical expertise. Fri, 23 May 2014 18:14:18 +0000 Carolyn Adolph 35079 at http://kuow.org Federal Aviation Administration Rapped For Dreamliner Battery Fires Boeing's 'Terrible Teens' Cut Into Profit, Tax Revenue http://kuow.org/post/boeings-terrible-teens-cut-profit-tax-revenue <p>Boeing says it will have to wait until sometime in 2016 to turn a profit on the 787 Dreamliners line.</p><p>By that time, the aerospace says developing the game-changing plane will cost the company more than $25 billion. There was a time when Boeing thought it would take $5 billion to develop the new plane. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Carolyn Adolph 28986 at http://kuow.org Boeing's 'Terrible Teens' Cut Into Profit, Tax Revenue Boeing 787 Dreamliner Battery Smokes – Again http://kuow.org/post/boeing-787-dreamliner-battery-smokes-again <p></p><p>Japan Airlines has yet again grounded one of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets after the plane's lithium ion battery started smoking. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 18:57:58 +0000 Carolyn Adolph 27047 at http://kuow.org Boeing 787 Dreamliner Battery Smokes – Again DEA Raids Pot Dispensaries, Art Of Our City, Boeing, Losing Art Collections http://kuow.org/post/dea-raids-pot-dispensaries-art-our-city-boeing-losing-art-collections <p></p><p></p><p><strong>DEA Raids Puget Sound Pot Dispensaries</strong><br>Federal drug enforcement agents raided marijuana dispensaries around Puget Sound on Wednesday afternoon. We’ll bring you the latest and speak with Alison Holcomb of the ACLU of Washington.<br><br><strong>Art Of Our City: Precious Little</strong><br>What are the limits of language? Sometimes we speak better when we communicate without traditional words or vocabularies. That’s one of the themes of Madeline George’s play “Precious Little.” It opens August 2 at Seattle’s Annex Theater. Director Katherine Karaus and cast members give us a taste of the play and talk about the role of language onstage and in life.</p><p><strong>Update On Boeing</strong><br>Boeing’s profit is up 13 percent, despite the troubles the company has been facing lately. The Boeing 787, 737 and 777 have all been in the headlines for fires and faulty landings. Boeing is looking for fixes to the problems as the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board continue to investigate the Asiana 214 crash in San Francisco, the 787 fire at Heathrow airport and the Southwest crash at LaGuardia. Christopher Drew, the Pentagon and aerospace reporter for the New York Times explains the latest news from Boeing.<br><br><strong>What Does It Mean For A City To Lose Its Art Collection?</strong><br>When the city of Detroit declared bankruptcy last week, creditors began to eye existing assets. One stood out: The art collection at the city-owned Detroit Institute of Arts. Appraisers put its value at roughly $2.5 billion. But is it that easy to sell off a cultural collection to pay off a city’s debt? And what does it mean to a city to lose that cultural collection? Seattle Art Museum Director Kimerly Rorshach explains some of the intangibles when it comes to valuing art.</p><p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Weekday 17346 at http://kuow.org DEA Raids Pot Dispensaries, Art Of Our City, Boeing, Losing Art Collections Airbus Scores On Boeing Before Paris Air Show http://kuow.org/post/airbus-scores-boeing-paris-air-show <p>The Paris Air Show opens today. It’s where manufacturers show off their new planes – and where Boeing and Airbus try to best each other. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:14:12 +0000 Carolyn Adolph 14979 at http://kuow.org Airbus Scores On Boeing Before Paris Air Show FAA Accepts Boeing's 787 Battery Fix http://kuow.org/post/faa-accepts-boeings-787-battery-fix <p></p><p><em>This story was last updated on Saturday, April 20, 2013.</em></p><p>The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed it has accepted Boeing's proposed fix to the 787 battery system. It says next week it will issue instructions to operators for making changes to the aircraft.</p><p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 19:02:10 +0000 Carolyn Adolph 11679 at http://kuow.org FAA Accepts Boeing's 787 Battery Fix Boeing Certification Flight Complete http://kuow.org/post/boeing-certification-flight-complete <p>Boeing's 787 certification flight has landed.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The flight was Boeing's final certification test for the battery system it redesigned following smoke and fire incidents in January. Boeing Co. said the test would show the Federal Aviation Administration that the new system performs as intended "during normal and non-normal flight conditions."</span></p><p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 18:01:22 +0000 Carolyn Adolph 10931 at http://kuow.org Boeing Certification Flight Complete Boeing Says Certification Flight Is Days Away http://kuow.org/post/boeing-says-certification-flight-days-away <p></p><p>Boeing says a 787 Dreamliner destined for LOT Polish Airlines will take the certification test that could return the 787 fleet to the skies worldwide.</p><p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:12:09 +0000 Carolyn Adolph 10842 at http://kuow.org Boeing Says Certification Flight Is Days Away Boeing Says It Can Install A Better Battery http://kuow.org/post/boeing-says-it-can-install-better-battery <p>The Boeing Co. unveiled what executives called a "proposed permanent solution to the 787 battery issue" Thursday&nbsp; night. The company’s 787 fleet has been grounded for two months because of safety concerns over the plane’s lithium-ion batteries. Two batteries in the fleet’s first 50 planes have had smoke and fire incidents.</p><p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 22:44:15 +0000 Carolyn Adolph 9846 at http://kuow.org Boeing Says It Can Install A Better Battery FAA Gives Boeing Go Ahead To Test New Battery System http://kuow.org/post/faa-gives-boeing-go-ahead-test-new-battery-system <p></p><p><em>Last Updated: March 12, 2013 5:30 p.m.&nbsp; </em></p><p>In a statement, the FAA said Boeing could go ahead with its plan to test a redesigned battery system for the 787. The FAA also gave the green light to limited flights for two aircraft that will have test versions of the new systems.</p><p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 21:22:37 +0000 Carolyn Adolph & Marcie Sillman 9635 at http://kuow.org FAA Gives Boeing Go Ahead To Test New Battery System On the Deck Of Boeing's 787 Assembly Line http://kuow.org/post/deck-boeings-787-assembly-line <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Outside the Boeing plant in Everett, newly assembled 787s sit ready for delivery. The lineup includes new planes for LOT Polish Airlines, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways.&nbsp; Inside, the production line rolls on despite this week’s setbacks for the company’s newest jetliner. Dreamliner number 94 stands at the front of the line. It’s an order for Thomson Airways, which is set to be the first British airline to fly the Dreamliner.<br> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 20:30:54 +0000 Liz Jones 6801 at http://kuow.org On the Deck Of Boeing's 787 Assembly Line Boeing Stands By 787 Despite FAA Grounding http://kuow.org/post/boeing-stands-787-despite-faa-grounding <p></p><p>The Federal Aviation Administration is grounding all Boeing 787 Dreamliners in the US. That’s after a 787 in Japan was forced to make an emergency landing Wednesday because of a battery problem.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 00:35:59 +0000 Deborah Wang 6709 at http://kuow.org Boeing Stands By 787 Despite FAA Grounding