Boeing 737-200. A photo. Video. Characteristics. Reviews.
Narrow-body jet airliner Boeing 737-200, is one of the first mass of a large family of aircraft "Seven hundred and thirty-seventh" and refers to a series of "the Original". Boeing 737-200, is an extended version of the less popular airliner Boeing 737-100.
Development airliner company «Boeing Commercial Airplanes» was launched in February 1965 years. Work on the project to create and 85-local airliner for short and medium-haul lines, is a response to competition from the British aircraft BAC 1-11 and its output to the US market. In the future, the project has been modified, in particular, decided to increase the seating capacity of up to one hundred people. In order to occupy most of the market and meet the demand of a wide range of customers, the company «Boeing Commercial Airplanes» Aircraft start production in two versions. It 100 seater Boeing 737-100 and 115 extended option on the seats - Boeing 737-200.
Boeing 737-200 photo
On the "two hundred" were set turbojets Pratt Whitney JT8D-7 65,8 each thrust of kN.
The main visual difference Boeing 737-200 from follow-family aircraft, is the presence of elongated engine nacelles, with cigar-shaped appearance, which extend across the width of the wing and in favor of its front edge and the building. On later models, engine nacelles, suspended under the wing, brought forward and do not protrude beyond the rear edge of the wing. Another difference between the "two hundredth" series of subsequent airplanes Boeing 737, is a smooth curve of the keel.
The first Boeing 737-200 off the ground and made its first flight in August 8 1967 years. In December 1967 years after Boeing 737-200 tests simultaneously with Boeing 737-100 aircraft was certified. The first customer for the airliner Boeing 737-200 was the airline "United Airlines.
Boeing 737-200 photo
In addition to the basic version have been released
The following options Boeing 737-200:
- Boeing 737-200S - combi version of the aircraft with takeoff weight of 52,40 tons.
- Boeing 737-200QC - a convertible version, designed for both passenger and cargo air transportation
In 1971 year was released an upgraded version of the aircraft, the designation Boeing 737-200 Advanced. This version has improved aerodynamics, improved efficiency of reverse thrust and flap design was modified. This version was the modification of the base for further development of Boeing 737 family.
Boeing 737-200 photo salon
Over the entire period of release, according to 1967 1988 year it was released about 1800 aircraft Boeing 737-200. The last regular passenger flight in the United States by plane Boeing 737-200 was executed airline «Aloha Airlines» 31 2008 year in March. Today airliner continues to be used mainly in developing countries, as well as small, low cost airlines. But due to high noise levels, maintenance cost, the amount of harmful emissions and great fuel economy, operation Boeing 737-200 reduced, and its place is taken by a new and modern machines.
Boeing 737-200 2 photo salon
Technical characteristics of the aircraft Boeing 737-200:
The first flight of Boeing 737-200: 8 1967 years in August
Production Years: c 1967 1988 year on year
Length: 30,53 m.
Height: 11,23 m.
Wingspan: 25,35 m.
Fuselage Width: 3,76 m.
Empty weight: 27700 kg.
Wing area: 102 sq.m.
Cruising speed: 780 km / h..
Maximum speed: 876 km / h..
Ceiling: 10670 m.
Range: 3500 km.
Engines: 2 x turbofan Pratt Whitney JT8D-7
Length of takeoff: 1990 m.
path length: 1350 m.
Crew: 2 people
Number of seats: 130 seats in economy class
Boeing 737-200 video
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