Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800

Boeing 737-800. A photo. Video. Interior layout. Characteristics. Reviews.



The Boeing 737-800 twin-engine passenger aircraft belongs to the family of narrow-body aircraft designed for short and medium flights and is part of the Next Generation series. First of all, the Boeing 737-800 was developed to replace the Boeing 737-400 passenger airliner included in the Classic series. Today the direct competitor for the Boeing 737-800 is a passenger narrow-body aircraft Airbus A320.

Work on the Boeing 737-800 airliner began on September 5, 1994. The project was originally named the 737-400X Stretch, indicating its predecessor aircraft. Later, the project received the current designation -737-800.


Boeing 737-800 photo

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Compared with the Boeing 737-400, the fuselage of the new aircraft is longer on 3,02 meters. Seating capacity is also increased. The two-class layout, interior, passenger seat placed 162 - 12 business class seats and 150 economy class seats. Maximum passenger capacity at the same odnoklassovoy interior layout is 189 seats.

The aircraft was equipped with turbofan bypass engines СFМ International CFM56-7B24s with a thrust of 107,6 kN. Later, on some Boeing 737-800 aircraft with increased payload, CFM56-7B27s engines with 121.4 kN thrust were used.

Like the rest of the aircraft «737 Next Generation» series on Boeing 737-800, installed digital avionics EFIS, American company «Honeywell». All board and flight information displayed on six multifunction LCD screen. Airliner is also equipped with head-up displays (HUD) or the Head-Up Display (HUD).

The first flight of the Boeing 737-800 aircraft took place on July 31, 1997. The first delivery to the airline took place in April 1998. The first customer for the aircraft was the German airline Hapag-Lloyd Flug. The largest order for the 737-800 airliners came from the Irish airline Ryanair, one of the largest low-cost airlines in Europe. Today, 299 Boeing 737-800 aircraft are in operation in the operator's fleet. These Ryanair aircraft have a single-class, economical cabin layout, designed for 189 passenger seats.


Boeing 737-800 photo salon

Boeing 737-800 photo salon

In addition to the passenger version, based on Boeing 737-800 was released Boeing Business Jet 2, designed for office air.

Boeing 737-800, in its modification received the designation Boeing 737-800ERX (Extended Range), and used in the US Navy, as a multi-purpose aircraft. This modification is also known as the Boeing P-8 Poseidon.

July 17 2013 years, were carried out test flights of aircraft Boeing 737-800, on which the new winglets were installed, so-called winglets. New wingtips are called Split Scimitar Winglets. These winglets installed and tested at Boeing 737-800 in the future it is planned to use on the new aircraft series Boeing 737 MAX.

Boeing 737-800 remains one of the most popular aircraft of the entire family 737-s. Production and operation of the aircraft, as well as the modernization of its components, and continues to this day.

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Driving 737-800 salon

Boeing 737-800 interior scheme


Boeing 737-800 aircraft specifications:


  • The first flight of Boeing 737-800: 31 1997 year in July

  • Production Years: c 1998 years

  • Length: 39,47 m.

  • Height: 12,55 m.

  • Wingspan: 34,32 m.

  • Fuselage Width: 3,76 m.

  • Empty weight: 41145 kg.

  • Wing area: 124,58 sq.m.

  • Cruising speed: 823 km / h..

  • Maximum speed: 920 km / h..

  • Ceiling: 12500 m.

  • Range: 5370 km.

  • Engines: 2 x turbojet engine CFM International CFM56-7B24s or CFM56-7B27s

  • Length of takeoff: 1970 m.

  • path length: 1630 m.

  • Crew: 2 people

  • Seats: 189 Economy Class Seats


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