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Boeing requests wider scrutiny of locator beacons

Boeing Co. has expanded inspections of emergency locator beacons made by Honeywell International to include five more aircraft types after problems were discovered with the transmitters on 787 jets. Full story

United, ANA find wire problems on 787 transmitters

Two airlines disclosed issues with the wiring on their Boeing 787's emergency transmitters, the same part of the plane that is getting close scrutiny after a parked jet burned earlier this month. Full story

FAA to airlines: remove or inspect Boeing 787 beacons

(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday instructed airlines to remove or inspect emergency beacons in Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliners, following a fire earlier this month that was traced to one of the units, made by Honeywell International Inc. Full story

787 jet with possible pump issue returns to Boston

A Japan Airlines flight to Tokyo's Narita Airport returned to Boston's Logan Airport on Thursday because of a possible fuel pump issue on the Boeing 787 aircraft. Full story

Boeing says beacons can be removed from 787s in an hour

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Emergency beacons made by Honeywell International Inc <HON.N> can be simply removed from the Boeing 787 in about an hour, Boeing Co <BA.N> said Thursday, after UK authorities investigating a 787 fire in London, recommended de-activating the devices. Full story

UK investigators examine transmitter in 787 fire

U.K. investigators say they are examining whether an emergency transmitter might have played a role in last week's fire on a Boeing 787 at London's Heathrow Airport. Full story

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CNBC's Phil LeBeau has more details on the Boeing 787 that caught fire at London's Heathrow Airport.

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