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Concerns rise that extended US laptop cabin ban will cause disaster

Concerns rise that extended US laptop cabin ban will cause disaster

Would a universal cabin ban on your laptop or tablet on flights to the US change your decision to fly?

US airline regulator hid Trump battery edict safety risks from the public

US airline regulator hid Trump battery edict safety risks from the public

Document suggests the FAA took more care to cover up Trump's bad battery policy than expose heightened passenger endangerment

Laptop ban confounds airlines, safety experts, risks causing air disasters

Laptop ban confounds airlines, safety experts, risks causing air disasters

Banning laptops on successful ME airlines flying to America may have unintended and lethal consequences

Hoverboard burns down house near airport

Hoverboard burns down house near airport

The most important thing to note about this morning’s Melbourne hoverboard fire that burned down a house which coincidentally was near Essendon Airport was that the house wasn’t at 40,000 feet at the time.

Australia betrays public safety in opposing L-Ion battery jet ban

Australia betrays public safety in opposing L-Ion battery jet ban

When you check in for a flight in Australia no matter how you do it, you have to comply with very strict safety rules related to lithium-ion batteries.

Japan to Boeing: Redesign your Dreamliner batteries

Japan to Boeing: Redesign your Dreamliner batteries

Japan's aviation regulator tells Boeing to redesign its lithium-ion battery fix in the Dreamliners, if only for appearances sake

Boeing, FAA deficiencies led to 787 fires, NTSB finds

Boeing, FAA deficiencies led to 787 fires, NTSB finds

Inadequate design work by Boeing, shoddy standards by Japanese battery maker Yuasa Corp, and the corporate capture of the FAA  in its failure to properly certify a critical part of the Dreamliner 787,  this NTSB investigation has it all.

Another reminder not to leave lithium batteries in your checked luggage

Another reminder not to leave lithium batteries in your checked luggage

A potentially serious incident on an Air China flight on the weekend is a reminder to never pack the lithium batteries commonly found in computers and ‘smart’ phones in  your checked luggage. It is also a reminder that the Qantas and Virgin Australia rules that permit  lithium battery carriage in checked luggage ought to be […]