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FAA tells airlines to remove or inspect 787 beacons

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner is seen at the airport in Guangzhou, southern China's Guangdong province on June 2, 2013. US aviation regulators told airlines on Thursday they should remove or inspect emergency locator beacons on Boeing 787s after a recent fire oUS aviation regulators told airlines on Thursday they should remove or inspect emergency locator beacons on Boeing 787s after a recent fire on one of the jetliners. The Federal Aviation Administration issued a new airworthiness directive, or AD, that stepped up its precautions over the beacons on the cutting-edge Boeing plane.