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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


737 FCTM


On 31 Jan 2018 Boeing issued Revision Number 2 of the 737 NG/MAX FCTM.

This page is a non-exhaustive list of the changes from V1



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*** Updated 23 Nov 2020 ***

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The main update is that Rev 2 now covers the MAX-9, this includes updates for the following:

  • Pilot seating position (Visual Cues and Techniques for Turning while Taxiing)
  • Typical tail clearance data
  • OEI rotation and tail clearance data
  • ILS landing geometry data
  • VASI landing geometry data
  • Touchdown body attitude chart
  • Pitch and roll ground contact angle chart

Changes affecting all types include the following:

  • Added discussion regarding when a flight crew should report a high drag/high side load landing event.
  • Changed maximum approach speed wind additive from 20k to 15k "When making adjustments for winds, the maximum approach speed should not exceed VREF + 15 knots or landing flap placard speed minus 5 knots, whichever is lower."
  • Added nose wheel "skidding" to discussion regarding taxi operations.
  • Removed Note regarding increased column force during reduced thrust takeoff. Not applicable to 737-8,-9 airplanes.
  • Corrected deceleration times and distances by use of speedbrake from 40% to 10% as per aerodynamic anlaysis.
  • Updated discussion regarding use of speedbrake as applicable to 737 -8,-9 with fly-by-wire spoiler logic.
  • Standardized the use of engaged/disengaged" autopilot and autothrottle for all 737 variants.
  • Changed "spoilers" to "speedbrakes" for consistency.
  • Plus lots of Non-technical changes of terminology for standardisation/clarity or previous version typo errors or omissions.

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