Created by Chris Brady Sept 1999
Welcome to the Boeing 737 Technical Site. Here you will find technical, operational, and training notes; articles and photos contributed by 737 pilots and engineers from around the world.
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*** Updated 17 Jan 2017 ***
Website updates & news...
27 Feb 2017 - 737-1/2/3/4/500 fuselage splice AD issued
24 Feb 2017 - Boeing to open first fabrication facility in Europe in Sheffield, England
22 Feb 2017 - 737NG MLG Corrosion AD issued
21 Feb 2017 - Two new 737 AD's, both for Classics. One for inspections of the horiz stab front spar chord lugs and one for 737-500 fuselage skin cracks.
17 Feb 2017 - VP-BVS Vim Airlines 737-500 RTO and runway excursion at Riga on 17 Feb 2017
16 Feb 2017 - 737-1/200 skin skin cracking AD issued
14 Feb 2017 - Another 737-800 tailstrike
13 Feb 2017 - 737 MAX differences quiz added
10 Feb 2017 - 737-NG skin skin cracking AD issued
08 Feb 2017 - 737 MAX differences page added
07 Feb 2017 - 737-1/2/3/4/500 aft entry and aft galley doorway skin cracking AD issued
05 Feb 2017 - Circuit Breaker Location Chart - Where and how to find the c/b's
04 Feb 2017 - The Portugese GPIAA have today issued their final report into the tailstrike on landing at Funchal, Maderia of 737-800, G-GDFC operated by Jet 2 on 17 Feb 2014.
01 Feb 2017 - PK-GNK Garuda 737-800 runway excursion on landing at Yogyakarta
29 Jan 2017 - HK-5197 AerCaribe 737-400SF runway excursion on landing
25 Jan 2017 - Boeing on course to increase 737 production rate
25 Jan 2017 - Description and photos of 737 heavy maintenance
19 Jan 2017 - Water spray testing of the 737 MAX
17 Jan 2017 - Description and photos of the MAX flightdeck
14 Jan 2017 - Photo added of a 737-300 BDSF at Belfast
13 Jan 2017 - MAX cold weather flight testing commences at Yakutsk
11 Jan 2017 - Boeing finalises MAX-10 specifications
06 Jan 2017 - KNKT report issued into the runway excursion of Merpati Nusantara 737-500 PK-MDT at Makassar on 26 Dec 2011
04 Jan 2017 - SAIB Issued for 737-1/2/3/4/500 aircraft for a new inspection procedure for cracking in the fuselage skin panels at the chem-mill steps.
27 Dec 2016 - 737-800, VT-JBF operated by Jet Airways has overran the runway whilst manouvring for take-off at Goa
23 Dec 2016 - The Romanian CIAS have released their final report into the YR-BAS 737-400 runway excursion on landing on 7 Jan 2016 at Cluj
19 Dec 2016 - Aerolineas Argentinas to be the first operator in Latin America to have 737 MAX
17 Nov 2016 - FCC Update P9.0 released
11 Dec 2016 - Iran Air orders 50 737 MAX 8s
10 Dec 2016 - JY-JAQ 737-400 hard Landing and RH MLG collapse at Kabul
09 Dec 2016 - Indonesian NTSB issue preliminary report into 737-300SF, PK-YSY Trigana Air Service MLG collapse on landing at WAVV, Wamena
07 Dec 2016 - LN-NII Norwegian/Go2Sky 737-800 Take-off and cabin pressurisation incident
30 Nov 2016 - FMC Update 14 described.
25 Nov 2016 - New 737-400 overwing stub beam upper chord rivet cracks AD
27 Oct 2016 - N278EA 737-700 Runway overrun on landing
17 Nov 2016 - Boeing selects Taikoo (Shandong) Aircraft Engineering for 737-800BCF conversions.
09 Nov 2016 - HK-5139 AerCaribe 737-400F MLG Failure on landing at Bogota
09 Nov 2016 - New 737NG AD Final Rule issued today on wheel well wire chafing damage.
06 Nov 2016 - MAX new engine panel described
04 Nov 2016 - 737 MAX - Fly-by-wire Spoiler System described
20 Oct 2016 - 737CL Aft pressure bulkhead AD issued.
14 Oct 2016 - The Australian ATSB have released their final report into Virgin Australia 737-800, VH-YID, in which a member of cabin crew was injured as a result of overcontrolling during an overspeed event in a high speed descent.
13 Oct 2016 - The Indonesian KNKT have released their final report into the runway overrun on landing of Lion Air 737-400, PK-LIQ at Supadio Indonesia on 2 Nov 2010.
11 Oct 2016 - 737NG window fastener fatigue damage AD issued
09 Oct 2016 - The publishers have just announced that they are giving a 20% discount on the printed Boeing 737 Technical Guide until 12 October. Use offer code "TREAT20" at checkout.
04 Oct 2016 An ASL Airlines (in TNT livery), 737-400F, OE-IAG, has suffered a partial right hand main landing-gear failure, following what appeared to be a normal approach and landing on Runway 25 at EGAA in benign weather conditions.
27 Sep 2016 - The 737 Technical Guide is now available in Chinese
27 Sep 2016 - AAIU report published into 737-800 in-flight fumes event from APU oil
26 Sep 2016 - AD issued requiring installation of an automatic shutoff system for the center and auxiliary tank fuel boost pumps on 737-1/2/3/4/500 aircraft
23 Sep 2016 - Boeing considering the LEAP-1C for MAX-10
22 Sep 2016 - MAX flight test program - Update
22 Sep 2016 - HA-FAX 737-400F Runway Excursion on Landing - Update
16 Sep 2016 - Book updated
12 Sep 2016 - 737-300SF, PK-YSY operated by Trigana Air Service has suffered an MLG collapse on landing at WAVV, Wamena, Indonesia.
10 Sep 2016 - Article on tailstrikes added
08 Sep 2016 - CFM56-7BE "Evolution" exhaust photo added
08 Sep 2016 - 737-NG aft pressure bulkhead widespread fatigue damage AD issued
06 Sep 2016 - Photo: Luxair 737-800