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 Get the book of the website 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. Feel free to use anything here for your own personal use or as training aids (if non-profit), with credit to this website.

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.

If you have any suggestions or corrections to any of the information here, please email them on to me and I will write them into the site for the benefit of other visitors.

All of the information, photographs & schematics from this website and much more is now available in a recently updated 360 page, 8.5" x 11"  or 6" x 9" printed book or in electronic format.



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All of the information, photographs & schematics from this website and much more is now available in a 360 page printed book or in electronic format.

*** Updated 6 May 2015 ***

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Website updates & news... 

23 May 2015 - The Nigerian AIB have published their final report into the runway excursion involving Boeing 737-500, 5N-BLE at Yakubu Gowon Airport, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria On 21st August, 2010.

11 May 2015 - Photo added of a prototype 737-800 which is still working hard

07 May 2015 - The Leap-1B for 737 MAX made its first flight on the 747 testbed on 29 April. Keith Leverkuhn, Boeing 737 MAX vice president and general manager, has said that "At this stage, neither fuel-burn performance nor operability is an issue."

06 May 2015 - Book updated. For a full list of revisions follow this link.

01 May 2015 - Will Boeing drop the MAX -7 ?

01 May 2015 - New AD issued for the 737-600 and -700. This AD was prompted by reports of cracking in the body station (STA) 727 bulkhead lower frame.

28 Apr 2015 - The ATSB has published its final report into the flight path management occurrence involving Boeing 737-800, VH-VYE over Queensland on 23 Feb 2013.

20 Apr 2015 - The BFU has published its final report into the loss of cabin pressure incident to EI-DAH near Lugano on Apr 4th 2012.

13 Apr 2015 - Jet Airways 737-800 gear collapse on landing

13 Apr 2015 - Boeing Evaluates Passenger/Cargo Combi BBJ

13 Apr 2015 - The MAX replacement - the NSA

13 Apr 2015 - The UK Air Accident Investigation Board have issued their final report on the serious aircraft incident involving Air Contractors B737-400 at East Midlands on Apr 29th 2014 in which part of the main landing gear failed.

30 Mar 2015 - The Accident Investigation Board Norway have issued their final report on the serious aircraft incident during approach to Kittilä airport in Finland (EFKT) on 26. December 2012 with a Boeing 737-800, LN-DYM, operated by Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA

30 Mar 2015 - 737CL fwd entry door cracking AD

28 Mar 2015 - Final report published by NZ TAIC into 737-800 ZK-ZQG, stabiliser trim mechanism damage, 7 June 2013

13 Mar 2015 - New Panel Assembly Line introduced for building wing panels to reduce 737 assembly time.

04 Feb 2015 - Seat track link assembly AD issued

01 Feb 2015 - The Japanese Transport Safety Board have issued their final report into the runway overrun of 737-900, HL7599 at Niigata on Aug 5th 2013.

20 Jan 2015 - The Pakistan CAA have issued their final report into the crash of 737-236A, AP-BKC whilst on approach into BBIAP, Islamabad on 20/4/2012

13 Jan 2015 - Boeing sees no business case at present for offering an extended-range version of its largest 737 jet

10 Jan 2015 - Ethiopian Cargo Airlines Boeing 737-400SF, ET-AQV (28493/2838) runway excursion on landing at Accra

07 Jan 2015 - 2014 was another bumper year of orders and deliveries for the 737. It took 1196 orders and delivered 485 aircraft.

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