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Airbus A350 Will Not Have Lithium-Ion Batteries

Airbus says it will not use lithium-ion batteries in its forthcoming A350 plane because of problems that have grounded rival Boeing's 787 Dreamliner.

The European planemaker said it would use traditional nickel-cadmium batteries instead, as already used in the A380 and other models.

Investigations are continuing after battery problems came to light on 787s operated by Japan's top two airlines.

Source: BBC. Read full article. (link)

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