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Lithium batteries pose dangers

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I have been flying small, remote-controlled, electric-powered helicopters as a hobby for many years. They use lithium-ion batteries. Each one came with very scary warnings about the dangers (overheating, fire, and explosion) of overcharging.
They why did the FAA OK lithium-ion batteries for use in a passenger aircraft?
Robert Godfrey
Snohomish

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