Boeing 737 General Information

The Boeing 737 is a medium size, short and medium range, narrow body twin-engine jet aircraft. Originally developed as a shorter, lower cost twin-engine plane derived from the Boeing 707 and 727, the 737 has become a family of nine passenger models with a capacity of 85 to 215 passengers. The 737 is just narrow-body Boeing commercial aircraft in production, with the -700 -600, -800 and-900ER variants currently under construction.
Originally conceived in 1964, the first initial of 737-100 flew in 1967 and entered airline service in February 1968. [4] [5] was followed by the extension of 737-200, which entered service in April 1968. In early 1980, Boeing launched the -300, -400, -500 and models, hereinafter called the Boeing 737 Classic series. The 737 classics and added the ability to incorporate CFM56 turbofan coupled with improvements in the wings. In the 1990s, Boeing introduced the 737 Next Generation with multiple changes, including a new wing design, improved and new interior cabin. The 737 Next Generation has the four -600, -700, -800 and-900ER models, ranging from 102 feet (31.09 m) to 138 feet (42.06 m) long. Boeing Business Jet versions of the 737 Next Generation also produced.
The 737 series is the best-selling jetliner in aviation history. [4] The 737 has been continuously manufactured by Boeing since 1967 with 7010 and 2365 delivered aircraft orders have not been met in December 2011. [6] 737 Assembly focuses on the Boeing factory in Renton in Renton, Washington. 737 Many of serving markets previously filled by 707, 727, 757, DC-9, and MD-80/90 passenger aircraft and the aircraft currently competes primarily with the Airbus A320 family. [7] There are, on average, 1,250 Boeing 737 aircraft in the air out one time, with the two departing or landing somewhere every five seconds


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