Back to home pageTHE BOEING 737 TECHNICAL SITE

Created by Chris Brady Sept 1999


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



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.

All of the information, photographs & schematics from this website and much more is now available in a recently updated 374 page  printed book or in electronic format.

Feel free to use anything here for your own personal use. If you are an organisation then please contact me for licence to use any of the images. Please note that I have a library of many thousands of technical images in high resolution.

Please treat your company FCOMs as the final authority in case your aircraft have differences. This website and the 737 Technical Guide have no connection to the Boeing Company.

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All of the information, photographs & schematics from this website and much more is now available in a 374 page printed book or in electronic format.

*** Updated 17 Jan 2017 ***

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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

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