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Suppliers of jet parts require greater oversight: report

Published Thu, Mar 20, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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[NEW YORK] The major systems on Boeing's 787 Dreamliner jets are safe and well-designed, but federal regulators need to provide more oversight of the far-flung supply networks that are building these and other planes today, according to a report released on Wednesday.

The study was prepared by experts from the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing itself after problems with smoke and fire coming from new lithium-ion batteries led to a four-month grounding o…

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