Boeing 737 MAX

Mon, 11 May 2020. Last updated Mon, 11 May 2020 08:58

Boeing 737 MAX is an American airliner manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes with the original name of The Spirit of Renton. In the following article, AloTrip will share with you the most useful information about Boeing 737 Max.

Boeing 737 MAX is a narrow-body manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes with the original name of The Spirit of Renton. Boeing 737 MAX is the fourth generation of Boeing 737. Its variants are Boeing 737 MAX 7, Boeing 737 MAX 8 / MAX 200, 7 Boeing 737 MAX 9, and Boeing 737 MAX 10.

Boeing 737 Max is used by Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Air Canada and China Southern Airlines. However, many airlines have stopped using their Boeing 737 MAX after two serious fatal accidents in October 2018 and March 2019.

May bay Boeing 737MAX

Development

In the late 1970s, Boeing developed a new generation of 737 aircraft called "Classic Series" with more space, more seats, and the CFM56 turbofan and more energy efficiency.

In 1997, the Boeing 737 was upgraded and called "737 Next Generation".

In 2006, Boeing considered replacing Boeing 737 with a new design. In June 2010, the decision was postponed into 2011.

In February 2011, after Airbus launched the Airbus A320neo family, Boeing’s CEO Jim McNerney maintained his plan to build a new aircraft.

In March 2011, at ISTAT conference, BCA President James Albaugh said that the company was unsure about a 737 restructuring, like Boeing CFO James A. Bell stated at an investor conference the same month.

On August 30, 2011, Boeing's board of directors approved the launch of the 737.

On August 13, 2015, the first 737 MAX fuselage was completed.

Boeing had planned to increase the monthly production speed of 737 MAX from 42 aircraft in 2017 to 57 aircraft in 2019.

To compete with the Airbus A320, Boeing launched its new jet plane, the 737 Max.

Operational history

As of March 31, 2016, Boeing received 3,090 orders for the Boeing 737 MAX.

On March 8, 2017, the Boeing 737 MAX earned FAA certification.

The first Boeing 737 MAX was delivered to Malindo Air and began service on May 22, 2017.

On October 29, 2018, Lion Air's Boeing 737 carrying a total of 188 passengers plunged into the sea 13 minutes after taking off at Jakarta airport.

On March 10, 2019, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a 737 MAX 8, crashed 6 minutes after takeoff, killing 157 passengers.

Specifications

Boeing 737 MAX Characteristics

 

737 MAX 7

737 MAX 8 / MAX 200

737 MAX 9

Seating

126 (8F + 118J) to 149 max

162 (12F + 150Y) đến 200 max

180 (12F + 168Y) đến 220 max

Seat pitch

29 in (74 cm) in high density, 31–32 in (79–81 cm) in economy, 36 in (91 cm) in business

Cargo volume

954 ft³ / 27,3 m³

1.543 ft³ / 43,7 m³

1.814 ft³ / 51,74 m³

Length

33,7 m / 110 ft 5 in

39,5 m / 129 ft 8 in

42,2 m / 138 ft 4 in

Wingspan

35,92 m / 117 ft 10 in

Overall height

12,3 m / 40 ft 4 in

Cruising speed

Mach 0,79 (522 mph, 842 km/h)

Maximum takeoff weight

72.350 kg / 159.900 lb

82.190 kg / 181.200 lb

88.310 kg / 194.700 lb

Maximum landing weight

61.462 kg / 135.500 lb

69.309 kg / 152.800 lb

74.344 kg / 163.900 lb

Maximum zero-fuel weight

58.332 kg / 128.600 lb

65.952 kg / 145.400 lb

70.987 kg / 156.500 lb

 

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