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FAA approves Boeing 787 battery fix

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The US Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday filed formal approval of Boeing's 787 battery fix that will clear the way for the troubled aircraft to fly again. 

A LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner prepares for landing after a certification flight April 5, 2013 in Everett, Washington. The US Federal Aviation Administration filed formal approval of Boeing's 787 battery fix that will clear the way for the troubled aircraft to fly again.

The FAA's new airworthiness directive for the 787 requires the installation of new and auxiliary power unit batteries and their respective chargers, as well as battery enclosures and ducts.

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