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Boeing asks for beacon checks on up to 1,200 jets

PARIS/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Boeing <BA.N> has asked airlines to inspect up to 1,200 aircraft across its fleet to gather data on Honeywell <HON.N> emergency beacons that have come under scrutiny following a fire on a parked 787 Dreamliner two weeks ago.Full story

Boeing changes chief 787 engineer in management shuffle

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co <BA.N> said on Friday it was rotating five executives in its commercial airplanes division, including Mike Sinnett, the chief engineer on the company's 787 Dreamliner, which was banned from flight earlier this year after its battery system showed a risk of catc Full story

Boeing reshuffles 787 chief engineer, other commercial jobs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co <BA.N> said on Friday it had announced internally that it was rotating five executives in its commercial airplanes division, including Mike Sinnett, the chief engineer on the company's 787 Dreamliner, which has been hit by a series of technical challenges. Full story

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