Boeing's battery mishaps raise questions about FAA

01/24/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The failure of two lithium-ion batteries on Boeing's 787 Dreamliner -- one causing a fire and the other damaged enough to force an emergency landing -- is calling into question the ability of the Federal Aviation Administration to evaluate technology. Administrator Michael Huerta says the U.S. agency has expertise and can bring in outside experts when necessary to determine whether aircraft technology is safe.

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