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Illustrated technical information covering Vol 2 Over 800 multi-choice systems questions Study notes and technical information Close up photos of internal and external components A compilation of links to major 737 news stories with a downloadable archive Illustrated history and description of all variants of 737 Detailed tech specs of every series of 737 Databases and reports of all the major 737 accidents & incidents General flightdeck views of each generation of 737's Description & news reports of Advanced Blended Winglets Press reports of orders and deliveries A collection of my favourite photographs that I have taken of or from the 737 Details about 737 production methods A compilation of links to other sites with useful 737 content History and Development of the Boeing 737 - MAX A quick concise overview of the pages on this site



MAX equivalent of the -900ER same length at 42.1m, 2.6m longer than the MAX 8. First flight 13 April 2017, type certificate awarded 16 Feb 2018, with expected in-service date Feb/March 2018.


  • Length 42.1m / 138 feet 1 inch, ie 66 inches (2.6m) or 5 seat rows longer than the MAX-8
  • Single class passenger capacity of up to 220
  • MTOW 88,314kg
  • Range 3515nm
  • Engine LEAP-1B 28B1
  • Only 220 of the 3600 MAX orders are for the -9
  • Two flight test aircraft, 1D001, N7379E (42987/6250) and 1D002, N739EX (42989/6308)
  • Expected certification Q1 2018
  • Entry into service approx 2018, Launch customer Lion Air.
  • Flap 25, 30 and 40 limits speeds 5 Kts faster than MAX-8
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*** Updated 10 Feb 2018 ***

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First Flight of the 737 MAX-9

First flight of the 737 MAX-9, 13 Apr 2017. Capt Christine Walsh (in command) and Capt Ed Wilson (RHS) from Renton to Boeing Field.

Rollout of the 737 MAX-9

Rollout of the 737 MAX-9, 7 March 2017

737 MAX -9 production

Image: Boeing

This photo shows the increased flap limit speeds for the MAX-9 for Flap 25, 30 and 40; each of which are 5kts higher than the MAX-8.

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