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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

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News Reports

This page is collection of news stories about the 737 from the media. Please note that media reports are not always accurate, but they are included here as a record.

Click here to visit the entire 737 news archive back to 1995 or see below for news stories from this year.

To see the latest 737 news story real-time click here to search Google for Boeing 737 news.

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*** Updated 08 Jun 2017 ***

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*** Latest News Story ***

22 May 2017 - 737 MAX makes its first commercial flight

11 May 2017 - Construction starts on 737 Completion Plant in China

10 May 2017 - MAX flights suspended after concern about LEAP-1B LPT

02 May 2017 - Keith Leverkuhn gives more details on the MAX-10 main landing gear solution

17 Nov 2016 - Boeing selects Taikoo (Shandong) Aircraft Engineering for 737-800BCF conversions.

22 Aug 2016 - New 737 Restauraunt opens in China.

19 Aug 2016 - FAA issues Special Conditions for 737MAX Non-Rechargeable Lithium Battery Installations.

12 Aug 2016 - EASA issues Safety Information Bulletin for 737NG for Cold Soaked Fuel Frost Dispatch.

08 Aug 2016 - FAA issues Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin for 737NG for procedural changes for horizontal stabilizer position settings during de-icing.

04 May 2016 - 737 MAX Powerplant LEAP-1B Receives Joint EASA / FAA Certification.

13 Apr 2016 - 737 MAX production aircraft commences

06 Apr 2016 - Cobham Satcom signs TSA with Boeing for Connectivity Systems

14 Nov 2015 - Gogo gets STC for 2Ku on 737-800s

07 Nov 2015 - Russia reinstates 737 airworthiness certificate and say no reasons to ground the aircraft

30 Sep 2015 - Boeing receives first commitment for 737-800BCF

29 Sep 2015 - Rockwell Collins’ PAVES™ on-demand now offered on 737 MAX.

28 Sep 2015 - 737 Completion Plant to open in China

09 Aug 2015 - BBJ Gets EASA approval for SSW Modification

03 Aug 2015 - Boeing revises performance assumptions

07 Jul 2015 - FAA Approves Satlink Max for the 737

06 Jul 2015 - Interesting background to the first flight of the 737

02 Jul 2015 - Boeing have today increased the prices for the 737 by 2.9%. A new 737 MAX 9 will now cost $116.6 Million USD.

17 Jun 2015 - GECAS to be launch customer of 737-800SF freighter conversion.

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."

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

13 Apr 2015 - Boeing Evaluates Passenger/Cargo Combi BBJ

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

12 Nov 2014 - SMBC Aviation Capital places $8.5bn order for 80 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft


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