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Cessna’s battery holder traps fire

Posted: February 4, 2013 at 3:04 a.m.

While Boeing and federal safety regulators deliberate on why flames and hot electrolytes shot out of lithium-ion batteries on the company’s flagship 787, prompting a grounding order that’s now in its third week, business-jet maker Cessna is testing a new design for such batteries — one that can contain a worst-case explosion within an armored box.

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Business, Pages 21 on 02/04/2013

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