Elon Musk: Boeing 787 Dreamliner battery "fundamentally unsafe"
SpaceX and Tesla founder/owner Elon Musk says he believes the lithium-ion batteries installed on the troubled Boeing 787 aircraft are no good, by design. "Unfortunately, the pack architecture supplied to Boeing is inherently unsafe," Musk says in correspondence with Flightglobal.com
. "Large cells without enough space between them to isolate against the cell-to-cell thermal domino effect means it is simply a matter of time before there are more incidents of this nature."