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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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Series 100 200 Adv
Production:    
First flight 9 Apr 1967 8 Aug 1967
First delivery 28 Dec 1967 29 Dec 1967
Launch customer Lufthansa United

Last delivery

2 Nov 1969  2 Aug 1988
Units produced 30 1114
Still in service 0 595
On Order - -
Hull losses 1 93
Fatal hull losses 0 46
Powerplant:    
Model JT8D JT8D
Type -7 -15A
Static Thrust (kN) 64.4 71.2
Static Thrust (Lb) 14,000 16,000
Bypass Ratio 1.1 0.99
EGT Margin (C)    
Fan tip diameter (in) 54 54
Max Nacelle Width (m) 1.50 1.50
Dimensions:    
Fuselage:    
Aircraft length (m) 28.65 30.53
Fuselage length (m) 27.66 29.54
Height (m) 4.01 4.01
Width (m) 3.76 3.76
Cabin width (m) 3.53 3.53
Finess Ratio 7.42 7.92
Wing:    
Span (m) 28.35 28.35
Gross Area (m²) 102.0 102.0
Aspect Ratio 8.83 8.83
Taper Ratio 0.266 0.266
Root Chord (m) 7.32 7.32
Tip Chord (m) 1.60 1.60
M.A.C.(m) 3.80 3.80
Dihedral (º) 6 6
¼ Chord Sweep (º) 25.00 25.00
Wing High Lift Devices:    
Flap Span/Wing Span 0.740 0.740
Flap Area/Wing Area 0.290 0.290
Fin:    
Aircraft Height (m) 11.23 11.23
Fin Height (m) 6.15 6.15
Fin Area (m²) 20.81 20.81
Rudder Area (m²) 5.22 5.22
Aspect Ratio 1.64 1.64
Taper Ratio 0.288 0.288
¼ Chord Sweep (º) 35 35
Horiz Stabilizer:    
Span (m) 10.97 10.97
Tailplane Area (m²) 28.99 28.99
Elevators Area (m²) 6.55 6.55
Aspect Ratio 4.15 4.15
Taper Ratio 0.260 0.260
Dihedral (º) 7 7
¼ Chord Sweep (º) 30 30
Undercarriage:    
Track (m) 5.23 5.23
Wheelbase (m) 10.46 11.38
Turning radius (m) 17.20 17.58
No. of Nose Wheels 2 2
Nose Wheel Diameter (Inches) 24 24
Nose Wheel Tread Width (Inches) 7.75 7.75
Nose Tyre Pressure (psi)    
No. of Main Wheels 4 4
Main Wheel Diameter (Inches)  40 40 
Main Wheel Tread Width (Inches) 14.5 14.5
Main Tyre Pressure (psi) 133 183
Operational Items:    
Accomodation:    
Max certified seating 124 136
Typical seating 113 119
No. abreast 6 6
Cabin Width 3.53 3.53
Hold volume (m³) 18.40 24.78
Volume per Passenger 0.22 0.19
Std Weights (kg):    
Max. ramp 44361 52615
Max. take-off 44225 52390
Max. landing 40687 46720
Max. zero-fuel 38555 43091
IGW Weights:    
Max. ramp 44361 58332
Max. take-off 44225 58105
Max. landing 40687 48534
Max. zero-fuel 38555 44906
Fuel capacity (ltrs) 17865 19532
Fuel capacity (kg) 14292 15750
Typical DOW 25941 27646
Design payload 10925 12350
Max payload   15710
Weight Ratios:    
Ops Empty/Max T/O 0.622 0.528
Payload/Max T/O 0.247 0.236
Max Fuel/Max T/O 0.354 0.298
Fuel (litres):    
Standard 17865 19532
Optional   22600
Performance:    
Loadings:    
Thrust Loading (kg/kN) 343.17 367.91
Wing Loading (kg/m²) 433.33 513.63
Thrust/Weight Ratio 0.297 0.2771
Take-off (m):    
ISA s.l. 1829? 1990
ISA +20ºC s.l. 1859? 2030
ISA 5,000ft 2886? 3332
ISA +20ºC 5,000ft 3292? 3749
Landing (m):    
ISA s.l. ? 1350
Speeds (kt/Mach):    
V2 F5 at MTOW ? 147
Vref F40 at MLW ? 131
Vmo/Mmo 350/0.84 350/0.84
CLmax (T/O @ MTOW) 1.75 2.07
CLmax (Land @ MLW) 2.73 2.73
Long range cruise:    
IAS / Mach 0.73 0.73
TAS (kt) 420 420
Ceiling (ft) 35000 37000
L.R. Fuel flow (kg/h) ? 2827
Range with max payload (nm) 1720 2645
Design Parameters:    
(W/S)/CLmax 1557 1845
W/SCLtoST 1997 2538
Seat x Range (seats.nm) 218500 247000

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