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"Seven hundred and thirty-seventh" - one of the most successful model of the American Aircraft Corporation «The Boeing Company», as well as the most widely used airliner in the world. Starting with 1967 years, it has produced more than seven thousand cars of this modification. Even in today's time Boeing 737 continued to produce and to enjoy great demand among airlines worldwide. Its main competitor in the airline industry, including single-aisle passenger aircraft, is Airbus A320.
The company "Boeing", in production today, has nine variations of the model 737, are different modifications 737-600, 737-700, 737-800 and 737-900. Version Boeing 737 can be chronologically divided into three groups - Original (first generation), Classic (second generation) and Next-Generation (third generation).
Generation Original (model -100, -200)
- Full descriptionBoeing 737-200
The aircraft was first introduced to the public in 1964 year, and fevrale1968 the year he first took to the skies. After this ship entered service with the airline. It was a version of 737-100, which subsequently was modified to a more successful version 737-200. Boeing 737-200 1988 was released in the year. For air carriers were sold for a total of more than 900 machines of this type. Boeing originally planned from the 60 85 up seats in its aircraft, but after consulting with his first customer, the number of seats increased to a hundred. By increasing the number of seats in each row Boeing defeated his rival DC-9
Generation Classic (model -300, -400, -500)
At the beginning of the eighties was a large Boeing 737 modernization. The company "Boeing", the new model has increased the number of the number of passenger seats. These modifications make it possible to carry up to 150 passengers. Power planes grew. On the plane it was installed new engines and the latest avionics. It was increased flight range. Fewer harmful emissions. They began to meet the new standards. "Boeing" has used a completely new engine CFM56, which had a lower fuel consumption, as well as meet the stringent restrictions on noise level. Modifications have undergone and the wings of the aircraft. Bole became better aerodynamics. So there were successful models, 737-300, -400, -500, which can meet most of the world's airports. Boeing 737-300 flew in 1984 year, and its production was discontinued in December 1999 years.
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In 1986, the company has begun to develop an extended version of the award as the Boeing 737-400 with more powerful engines and seating for passengers in 170. He became longer than its predecessor by three meters. Production of this model ended in 2000 year. The smallest and the youngest member of the second generation is 737-500, capable of carrying up to 132 passengers entered service in February 1990 years. Before the end of production in 737-500 1999 year, it was delivered to the airline over 350 pieces.
Generation Next-Generation (models -600, -700, -800, -900)
- Full descriptionBoeing 737-600
- Full descriptionBoeing 737-700
- Full descriptionBoeing 737-800
- Full descriptionBoeing 737-900
In the mid-nineties, it began the creation of the third generation Boeing 737. This generation includes modifications -600, -700, -800 and -900. Unlike previous versions, models and -800 -900 undergone significant technological improvements.
One of the most important improvements is the presence of Head-Up Display (HUD), which is used in military aircraft. HUD is a transparent display that is between the pilot and the cockpit window. It projected all important data such as altitude, speed, location and more. During takeoff and landing it displays a schematic representation of the runway, allowing 737 fly even in poor visibility.
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These versions were equipped with the new powerplant CFM 56-7B. Seats Boeing 737-700 identical version 737-300. The first aircraft 737-700 1997 delivered in the year to the company "Southwest Airlines". Later versions 737-800 a modern version with greater range to 5765 189 km and passenger seats. Version 737-800 is a successful model of the third generation's 737-900 with more than sell the car.
The demand for an option like 727-500, but with a greater range, led to the development version of 737-600. The first flight took place Boing737-600 1998 in the year. Boeing 737-900ER is the largest in the family with a range of 737 6045 km trip up. This model came in flight operation in 2007 year.
Features Boeing 737-900 (737-800):
- Length: 42,10 m. (39,50 m.)
- Height: 12,5 m.
- Wingspan: 34,30 m.
- Fuselage Width: 3,76 m.
- Cruising speed: 825 km / h.
- Maximum speed: 880 km / h.
- Range: 5660 km.
- Ceiling: 12400 m.
- Number of places: 177-189 (162-189)
- Crew: 2 person
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