With fires and fuel leaks affecting Boeing's new commercial jet, safety questions have arisen, but some aviation experts say glitches are a necessary part of airline innovation.
Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner caught on fire yesterday after landing in Boston. No passengers were injured, but the verdict is still out on the injuries Boeing might suffer.
Near Boeing's Charleston, S.C., assembly plant on Saturday, something got sucked into a 787 Dreamliner's engine and sparked a grass fire on the runway. It's just another problem that's faced the Dreamliner line of planes recently.
The biggest event of the year for airline makers like Airbus and Boeing is wrapping up outside of London. And at this year's Farnborough Air Show, the companies have announced orders worth more than $50 billion. Sounds like a good thing for the industry -- and the economy.