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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


Pilots Notes

This section is a compilation of pilots and engineers notes on all series of 737 to help the reader both fly and understand the aircraft. As always, please regard these as background information only, your company Ops Manual should be the definitive source of procedures and operational data.

Chris Brady







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Hard Landings

737 Tailstrikes

Engine Stabilization for Takeoff

737 Heavy Maintenance

New Normal Procedures - New 737 SOP's described.

 Limitations of the 737 verbatim from the AFM.

Jet Engine Malfunctions and Responses - Not specifically 737, but very good.

737 Landing Technique - Top tips from an experienced Training Captain

Circuit Breaker Location Chart - Where and how to find the c/b's

 Glareshield Panel - See how this has changed over the generations with changes in automatics.

Double Engine Failure Guidance from Capt Mike Sykes based on simulator exercises.

Assumed temperature thrust reduction - All you need to know about it.

Master MEL - FAA have issued Revision Number 60 of the 737 MMEL. details here.

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MAX - 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / BBJ

Flight Crew Operations Manual - MAX V5 Change revision summary

Flight Crew Training Manual - MAX V2 Change revision summary

MAX differences from NG

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NG's - 600 / 700 / 800 / 900 / BBJ

Advanced blended winglets - Description of this option for the NG.

More maintenance notes from M. Ferreira. All compiled from line experience & maintenance manuals.

ATA 26 Fire Protection.

ATA 30 Ice & Rain protection.

V Speed calculator #2 Cross-check your -700/800 FMC/QRH by Sudhir Tomar.

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Classics - 300 / 400 / 500

Single engine circuit profile from Capt ais_kacang - Revised Single engine circuit profile from Capt ais_kacang - Revised

Non-precision approach profile from Capt ais_kacang - New

Training Notes - Very thorough notes covering systems, FMC, procedures and much more from Eric Parks, US Air. (MS Word 434Kb)

CFM 56-3 Specific Operating Instructions - Notes from the engine operating manual.

Tech Revision Notes - Comprehensive bullet point revision notes of the normals, supp normals, non-normals & systems from Capt Ivo Barton, Czech Airlines.

Normal Landing Distance Calculator - Spreadsheet program for the 737-400/500 from Capt Ivo Barton

Non-Normal Landing Distance Calculator - Spreadsheet for the 737-400 from Capt Shakil Ahmad

RTO Brake Energy Calculator - Spreadsheet for the 737-400 from Capt Shakil Ahmad

Flap-speed schedule - As revised in Y2K.

Rules of Thumb Some useful numbers to have in your head.

V Speeds All the take-off & landing speeds for the -3/4/500 from the QRH.

V Speed Calculator A simple v-speed calculator for the -3/4/500 by Joseph Markham.

Superb systems colour schematic diagrams, by Derek Watts:

The above schematics are shown here at a reduced resolution. High resolution, fully updated schematics are available in the book.

More schematics from Leon Van der Linde:

 737-500 Expanded C of G envelope - For weights up to 60,554Kg

Line Drawings:

Sample Performance Tables - Applicable to the 737-300 with 20K engines.

Note. With a serviceable FMC we would never normally use these tables, but plenty of you want to see them, so here they are:-

Normal Checklist - See the original definitive Boeing 737-300 checklist and see how your company version differs.

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Originals - 100 / 200 / 200Adv

Power & Attitude table.

Comprehensive 737-200 maintenance notes from M. Ferreira. All compiled from line experience & maintenance manuals.

Part 1:  Engine & APU specs, troubleshooting & maintenance tips.

Part 2:  F/D, A/P, Yaw Damper, Mach Trim, CSD, Fire Detection, Electrics.

Part 3:  Landing Gear, Compass, Att Ref, GPWS, ADC, FDR, Airframe Vibration, Doors, Hydraulics, Fuel, Airstairs, Aural Warnings, HE Stop Insp.

Part 4:  ATA 21 - 71.

External view. Major components labeled.

B737-200 Adv Study Notes by Anton Jordaan.

Line Drawings:

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