Seattle, WA -
Boeing has conducted a final test flight of the 787 Dreamliner to determine the air worthiness of a new battery fix to the lithium-ion batteries used on the new airplane and hopes to gain FAA approval to return the airplane to the skies.
“The purpose of the test is to demonstrate that the new system performs as intended during normal and non-normal flight conditions,” said Boeing spokesman Marc Birtel.
The LOT Polish owned airplane took off and landed at Boeing's Paine Field in Everett, Washington. it flew for two hours with engineers and FAA officials on board.