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 16 Sep 2016 ***
Website updates & news...
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
31 Aug 2016 - New 737NG MLG trunnion pin AD issued
31 Aug 2016 - More details on FMC U13
31 Aug 2016 - Joseph Sutter designer.of the 737 dies at 95
30 Aug 2016 - SE breakaway thrust incident report issued by AAIU
29 Aug 2016 - MAX line drawings added
28 Aug 2016 - N766SW Loss of inlet cowl and engine failure
27 Aug 2016 - FMC pages updated to include details of U11, U12 and preview of U13.
22 Aug 2016 - New 737 Restauraunt opens in China
19 Aug 2016 - FAA issues Special Conditions for 737MAX Non-Rechargeable Lithium Battery Installations.
18 Aug 2016 - Final report issued for EX37005 737-300 landing accident at Osh in 22 Nov 2015
15 Aug 2016 - 737-3/4/500 fuselage skin cracking AD issued
13 Aug 2016 - The AAIB have issued their final reports into two similar erroneous airspeed and altitude events to 737-800s in icing conditions
12 Aug 2016 - EASA issues Safety Information Bulletin for 737NG for Cold Soaked Fuel Frost Dispatch
08 Aug 2016 - SAIB issued for 737NG for procedural changes for horizontal stabilizer position settings during de-icing
29 Jul 2016 - New photo added Blue Air 737-400 YR-BAS
22 Jul 2016 - More P-8A data and photos from Farnborough
14 Jul 2016 - Boeing confirm 1.93m fuselage extension for MAX-7
14 Jul 2016 - Boeing announce ultra-long-range BBJ MAX-7
11 Jul 2016 - Boeing confirm longer fuselage MAX-7 for higher capacity and longer range
08 Jul 2016 - 737-NG stabilizer AD issued
06 Jul 2016 - 737-1/2/3/4/500 fatigue cracking AD issued
02 Jul 2016 - The Indonesian KNKT have today issued their final report into the incident on 28 Aug 2015 to PK-BBY, 737-300CF, 23535/1301, of Cardig Air Cargo whilst landing at Wamena, Indonesia
28 Jun 2016 - New LED landing light photos added
16 Jun 2016 - Indonesian NTSB release final report into Batik Air 737-900ER overrun at Yokyakarta in Nov 2015
07 Jun 2016 - New throttle quadrant layout on NGs and MAX from l/n 5605 onwards
07 Jun 2016 - New details on 737-700C / 737-700QC / C-40 / BBJC family
01 Jun 2016 - Final report issued for LN-RPA 737-600 excessive elevator control forces on approach
01 Jun 2016 - 737-3/4/500 fatigue damage AD issued
30 May 2016 - Boeing considering a larger MAX-9 - the MAX-10
23 May 2016 - Boeing considering a 7000nm BBJ
23 May 2016 - Vietjet Orders 100 Boeing 737 MAX 200s
17 May 2016 - AEI signs agreement for 30 additional B737-800SF freighter conversions
16 May 2016 - 737 CL VHF antenna skin cracking AD
11 May 2016 - Preliminary report issued for Batik Air runway collision at Jakarta
10 May 2016 - 4th and last Flight Test MAX added
09 May 2016 - 737 CL frame cracking AD
04 May 2016 - 737 MAX Powerplant LEAP-1B Receives Joint EASA / FAA Certification.
02 May 2016 - 737 MAX-8 completes high altitude airport flight testing