Lithium cells’ FAA approval under scrutiny
Batteries OK’d as backup in A380 are critical in 787
Posted: January 28, 2013 at 2:44 a.m.
In December 2006, the Federal Aviation Administration allowed Airbus, the European plane maker, to use 14-ounce lithium-ion batteries to provide standby power for the emergency lighting system of its new A380 jumbo jet.
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Business, Pages 19 on 01/28/2013