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Airbus Goes to ‘Plan B’ — Ni-Cads

February 16, 2013 in Aviation, batteries by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Says Lithium Is Safe, But Switches to Ni-Cad for A350

Airbus Industrie said Friday that it’s sure lithium ion batteries are safe, but that it’s switching to nickel cadmium for its new A350 XWB widebody jet – Europe’s answer to the super-efficient, and now grounded, Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

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