Kenya Airways first 787 Dreamliner takes shape at Boeing assembly line


Kenya Airways’ first Boeing 787 Dreamliner is undergoing final assembly in readiness for delivery on or before April 2014, four years later than planned. Images released by Kenya Airways show that assembly of the fuselage, wings, vertical and horizontal stabilizers has been completed. The General Electric GEnx-1B engines expected to power the aircraft have not […]

UK recommends deactivation of 787 emergency beacon

Following last Friday’s fire on a parked Boeing 787 at London’s Heathrow Airport, the United Kingdom’s Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) has recommended the deactivation of the 787’s emergency beacon citing it as a likely cause of the fire. The AAIB launched investigations immediately after the fire incident affecting an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787. The […]

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