Description: The Boeing 737 is a popular, twin-engine, short- to medium-range airplane renowned by its reliability, simplicity and low maintenance and operating costs. The first 737, a 737-100 model, was delivered to Lufthansa in 1968. Since then, more than 10,000 737s have been ordered by airlines all over the world. More than 5,000 Next Generation 737s have been sold to date since its entry into service in 1998. The third generation 737, called the 737 MAX, has logged more than 1,400 aircraft on order since its launch in 2011. The Boeing 737 MAX will enter into service by 2017.
The Boeing 737-900 is a derivative of -800 model with two sections being added to the baseline model fuselage. It is the largest member of the 737 family of aircraft and can transport up to 177 passengers in a two-class configuration or 189 passengers in a one-class configuration.
The first Boeing 737-900 airliner was delivered by Boeing to Alaska in 2001 receiving the airplane certification from US FAA and European JAA in April that year.
Boeing 737-900 Specifications
Number of Engines: 2
Passengers: 189 Dimensions Height: 12.6 meter
Length: 42 meter
Wingspan: 34.3 meter Performance Max Range: 5,083 kilometer (2,745 nautical mile) Speed Cruise Speed: 261 mps (940 kph) Weight Empty Weight: 42,901 kilogram
Max Takeoff Weight: 79,243 kilogram (174,698 pound)
Payload: 20,738 kilogram
Thrust: 54,600 pound
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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