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27 Jun 2019 - The last 737NG has been delivered

Today marked the end of an era, the last ever Boeing 737 NG, JA73AC, (63410/7597) an 800 series of course, flew away from Renton for delivery to Skymark Airlines of Japan, leased from BOC Aviation.

The First 737 NG to fly was a -700 series. This was at 10:05 a.m. PST on 9 Feb 1997 with Capts. Mike Hewett and Ken Higgins at the controls. The aircraft took-off from Renton Municipal Airport. After heading north over Lake Washington, north over Tattoosh, east to Spokane and then back to Western Washington before landing at Boeing Field in Seattle.

The -800 flirst flew on 31 July 1997 and the -600 on 22 Jan 1998. The last to fly was the -900 on 3 Aug 2000. Winglets were first flown on 26 Sep 2000 and eyebrow windows were removed from 3 Feb 2005. Carbon brakes were introduced from 1 Aug 2008.

There have been numberous derrivatives of the basic 4 aircraft including BBJs, freighters and military variants such as the Wedgetail and P-8.

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The last 737 NG to be delivered. Photo Skymark Airlines

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