JAL finds fault on modified Dreamliner, say reports

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  1. JAL finds fault on modified Dreamliner, say reports
    • From:AFP
    • June 03, 2013 8:12AM
    JAPAN Airlines found a fault with a modified Dreamliner yesterday, reports said, a day after it resumed full operation of Boeing's flagship 787 fleet following battery problems.
    JAL was forced to use another aircraft for a flight scheduled from Tokyo to Beijing after it found a fault with an air pressure sensor in the Dreamliner's battery container, Kyodo News and Jiji Press said.
    The incident comes only a day after JAL and All Nippon Airways, the single biggest operator of 787s, put their full fleet of Dreamliners back into service following a four-month suspension due to battery problems.
    ANA had started using Dreamliner planes for irregular flights last month.
    JAL said the pressure sensor of the battery container in the plane showed a difference in air pressure between inside and outside during a safety check before departure, according to the media reports.
     
  2. skyvan

    skyvan Gold Member

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    Maybe its the JAL maintenance? Seems like all the issues are poppig up on JAL planes.
     
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    milchap Gold Member

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    JAL and NH have a lot of 787s.
     
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