Facility produces composite forward fuselages for customers including Boeing.
Flaws and debris in lithium-ion aircraft batteries were going undetected at a Japanese plant.
Quebec manufacturer will fabricate torque tubes used in the Dreamliner’s wing flaps at its Laval plant.
System being installed to reduce fire risk from lithium ion batteries.
Boeing has completed 20 separate tests of its new lithium-ion battery system.
Plane maker says a third of its testing is complete on new lithium-ion battery enclosure design.
Company’s engineers headed back to work, but technical workers vote to authorize strike.
Test flight proves uneventful; plane maker has no more test flights scheduled.
Boeing will start test flights under limited circumstances with special safeguards.
Manufacturers must build in reliable safeguards, says the top of the US’s leading aviation safety agency.
Plane-maker will not drop the lithium-ion batteries at the centre of the 787’s problems.
The Canadian aerospace giant expects its coveted CSeries jetliner will be airbourne by June.
Contract includes general wage increases up to 3% by 2017.
Contradicts an earlier assertion by the agency as it investigates with the US Federal Aviation Administration.