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Illustrated technical information covering Vol 2 Over 800 multi-choice systems questions Close up photos of internal and external components Illustrated history and description of all variants of 737 Databases and reports of all the major 737 accidents & incidents History and Development of the Boeing 737 - MAX General flightdeck views of each generation of 737's Technical presentations of 737 systems by Chris Brady Detailed tech specs of every series of 737 A collection of my favourite photographs that I have taken of or from the 737 Press reports of orders and deliveries Details about 737 production methods A compilation of links to other sites with useful 737 content Study notes and technical information A compilation of links to major 737 news stories with a downloadable archive 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, FAA type certificate awarded 16 Feb 2018, EASA type certificate awarded 17 Oct 2018, the first delivery was to Thai Lion Air on 21 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 23 Nov 2020 ***

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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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