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.
All of the information, photographs & schematics from this website and much more is now available in a 370 page printed book or EPUB available here.
*** Updated 28 Feb 2014 ***
Comprehensive 737-200 maintenance notes from M. Ferreira. All compiled from line experience & maintenance manuals.
B737-200 Adv Study Notes by Anton Jordaan.
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:
Mote schematics from Leon Van der Linde:
737-500 Expanded C of G envelope - For weights up to 60,554Kg
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.
New 737NG FCOM significant changes summary.
737-900 Flight test in Flug-Revue
737-BBJ Flight test in AIN Online
Advanced blended winglets - Description of this option for the NG.
More maintenance notes from M. Ferreira. All compiled from line experience & maintenance manuals.
V Speed calculator #2 Cross-check your -700/800 FMC/QRH by Sudhir Tomar.
New Normal Procedures - New 737 SOP's described.
New SOP's - PowerPoint presentation of new SOP's by Pat Boone (1.85MB file).
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 - From the FAA
Autobrake landing distance graph - Very useful generic graph from Capt Paul L-Beard.
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