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By Eileen De Guire / February 12, 2013

Elsewhere on the materials front: Microscopic dendrites a focus in Boeing Dreamliner probe (Wall Street Journal) Aviation safety investigators are examining whether the formation of microscopic structures known as dendrites inside the Boeing Co. 787’s lithium-ion batteries played a role in twin incidents that prompted the fleet to be grounded nearly a month ago. The…

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Lux Research slams Boeing in 787 lithium battery fiasco

By / January 18, 2013

The burned auxiliary power unit battery from a JAL Boeing 787 that caught fire on Jan. 7 at Boston’s Logan International Airport. The dimensions of the battery are 19×13.2×10.2 inches, and it weighs approximately 63 pounds (new). Credit: NTSB. A new press release from Lux Research criticizes Boeing for not spec’ing a safer lithium-ion battery…

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Friday fun video: Super Lego mockup of Rolls-Royce Dreamliner engine

By Eileen De Guire / July 13, 2012

A half-size Rolls-Royce jet engine made of LegosCredit: Rolls-Royce The UK’s Farnborough International Airshow is one of the most anticipated events in aeronautics, and we can usually count on some interesting news to come out of it. This year is no exception with the introduction by Rolls-Royce of the first-ever jet engine built from—not a…

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