Boeing 737
Boeing 737

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"Seven hundred and thirty-seventh" - one of the most successful models of the American aircraft corporation "The Boeing Company", as well as the most widely used airliner in the world. Since 1967 year, already produced more than seven thousand machines of this modification. And even today, the Boeing 737 continues to be produced and is in great demand among air carriers all over the world. Its main competitor in the air transportation market, among narrow-bodied passenger aircraft, is the Airbus A320.


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The company "Boeing", in production today, has nine variations of the model 737, are different modifications 737-600, 737-700, 737-800 and 737-900. Version Boeing 737 can be chronologically divided into three groups - Original (first generation), Classic (second generation) and Next-Generation (third generation).

Generation Original (model -100, -200)


The plane was first introduced to the public in 1964 year, And in February1968, it first climbed into the sky. After that, the liner went into operation in the airline. It was the version of 737-100, which in the following was modified to a more successful version of 737-200. Boeing 737-200 was released in 1988 year. For air carriers, a total of more than 900 machines of this type were sold. Boeing originally planned from 60 to 85 passenger seats in its aircraft, but after consulting with its first customer, the number of seats was increased to one hundred. Due to the increase in the number of seats in each row, Boeing won over its rival DC-9

Generation Classic (model -300, -400, -500)


In the early eighties, Boeing 737 underwent significant modernization. The company "Boeing" has increased the number of passenger seats in the new model range. These modifications allow transporting up to 150 passengers. The power of the aircraft grew. The plane was equipped with new engines and the latest avionics. The range of flight was increased. There were fewer harmful emissions. They began to meet new standards. "Boeing" used a completely new engine CFM56, which had a lower fuel consumption, and also satisfied strict limitations on noise levels. Modifications were also made to the wings of the aircraft. Became better aerodynamics. So there were good models, 737-300, -400, -500, which can satisfy most of the world airports. Boeing 737-300 took off in 1984 year, and its production was discontinued in December 1999.


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Boeing 737 Salon


In 1986, the company has begun to develop an extended version of the award as the Boeing 737-400 with more powerful engines and seating for passengers in 170. He became longer than its predecessor by three meters. Production of this model ended in 2000 year. The smallest and the youngest member of the second generation is 737-500, capable of carrying up to 132 passengers entered service in February 1990 years. Before the end of production in 737-500 1999 year, it was delivered to the airline over 350 pieces.

Generation Next-Generation (models -600, -700, -800, -900)


In the mid-nineties, it began the creation of the third generation Boeing 737. This generation includes modifications -600, -700, -800 and -900. Unlike previous versions, models and -800 -900 undergone significant technological improvements.

One of the most important improvements is the presence of Head-Up Display (HUD), which is used in military aircraft. HUD is a transparent display that is between the pilot and the cockpit window. It projected all important data such as altitude, speed, location and more. During takeoff and landing it displays a schematic representation of the runway, allowing 737 fly even in poor visibility.


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Boeing 737 scheme

These versions were equipped with the new powerplant CFM 56-7B. Seats Boeing 737-700 identical version 737-300. The first aircraft 737-700 1997 delivered in the year to the company "Southwest Airlines". Later versions 737-800 a modern version with greater range to 5765 189 km and passenger seats. Version 737-800 is a successful model of the third generation's 737-900 with more than sell the car.

The demand for an option like 727-500, but with a greater range, led to the development version of 737-600. The first flight took place Boing737-600 1998 in the year. Boeing 737-900ER is the largest in the family with a range of 737 6045 km trip up. This model came in flight operation in 2007 year.



Features Boeing 737-900 (737-800):


  • Length: 42,10 m. (39,50 m.)
  • Height: 12,5 m.
  • Wingspan: 34,30 m.
  • Fuselage Width: 3,76 m.
  • Cruising speed: 825 km / h.
  • Maximum speed: 880 km / h.
  • Range: 5660 km.
  • Ceiling: 12400 m.
  • Number of places: 177-189 (162-189)
  • Crew: 2 person


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