Boeing 737-900 photo
Boeing 737-900

Boeing 737-900. A photo. Video. Interior layout. Characteristics. Reviews.



The two-engine passenger aircraft Boeing 737-900 belongs to the Next Generation series and today it remains the largest aircraft in the entire family of narrow-body Boeing 737 airliners. In terms of its basic design, the Boeing 737-900 is 2,64 meters long , a variant of the Boeing 737-800, and like the rest of the aircraft of this family, is intended for short and medium-haul airlines.

The program is built on an airliner Boeing 737-900 10 was launched in September 1997 years. This program was developed for a successful competition with family aircraft Airbus A320... The first flight, the Boeing 737-900 airliner made on August 3, 2000. The first customer for the new aircraft was Alaska Airlines, which placed an order for 10 aircraft.

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When built Boeing 737-900, the fuselage of the new aircraft was extended into two sections. The first section size 1,57 meter was placed in front of the carrier wing, and the second section, the size of 1,07 meters, was located behind the wing.

On Boeing 737-900 installed turbovintelyatornye, Turbofan Engine SFM International CFM56-7B26s. Each of the installed engine has a thrust 117 kN. In the future, to increase the duty on some versions have been installed engines CFM International CFM56-7B27s with traction 121.4 kN.

The cockpit is unified with the rest of the Next Generation aircraft. Also, most of the equipment is similar to the aircraft of the Boeing 777 family. In particular, the NG series aircraft, including the Boeing 737-900, are equipped with a digital avionics complex EFIS, manufactured by the American company Honeywell, with a Common Display System, consisting of six TFTs screens that display all the necessary information about the flight. The Boeing 737-900, like the rest of the 737 Next Generation aircraft, has the option of installing a head-up display (HUD) on the windshield.


Boeing 737-900 photo salon

Boeing 737-900 Salon

By increasing the length of the fuselage as compared to 737-800, it was increased in two-class passenger cabin configurations. Now she was 177 seats. The maximum number of seats, at an economical cabin configuration remained at 189 passenger seats, as well as on 737-800. This was due to the fact that the design of Boeing 737-900, number of doors, as required by flight rules US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has not been increased. For this reason, the maximum number of seats remains the same.

Later, in July 2005, it was announced that it was working on a modification of the Boeing 737-900ER, originally called the Boeing 737-900X. This version is equipped with additional doors, which made it possible to increase the maximum passenger capacity according to FFA standards. The number of passenger seats with an economical cabin layout on the Boeing 737-900ER is 215 seats. On this version, additional fuel tanks were also installed and wing winglets were modified, this increased the flight range to 5920 kilometers.

The first customer for Boeing 737-900ER made Indonesian airline "Lion Air»

Based on Boeing 737-900ER, the aircraft was designed for corporate and business aviation - Boeing Business Jet 3 (BBJ3), equipped with a comfortable interior. Range BBJ3 flight is 8750 kilometers.

To date, the production of Boeing 737-900 was discontinued in favor of the release of a higher priority and more popular machines - Boeing 737-900ER.


Boeing 737-900 interior scheme

Boeing 737-900 interior scheme


Boeing 737-900 aircraft specifications:


  • The first flight of Boeing 737-900: 3 2000 years in August

  • Production Years: c 2000 years

  • Length: 42,11 m.

  • Height: 12,55 m.

  • Wingspan: 34,32 m.

  • Fuselage Width: 3,76 m.

  • Empty weight: 42493 kg.

  • Wing area: 124,58 sq.m.

  • Cruising speed: 823 km / h..

  • Maximum speed: 920 km / h..

  • Ceiling: 12500 m.

  • Range: 5083 km.

  • Engines: 2 x turbojet engine CFM International CFM56-7B26s or CFM56-7B27s

  • Length of takeoff: 2000 m.

  • path length: 1700 m.

  • Crew: 2 people

  • Number of seats: 189 seats in economy class


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