D-GPS-equipped 737 completes Langley tests
- Merpati, Boeing. // AirGuide Online.com;7/13/2009, p3
The article reports that a wheel on the landing gear of a Merpati Nusantara Airlines Boeing 737-400 fell off while it was taking off from an airport in eastern Indonesia.
- New Aerospace Vacuum Thermal Processing Application. // Heat Treating Progress;Nov2008, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p8
The article cites the partnership by Solar Atmospheres Inc. and Metalex Manufacturing Inc. to heat treat landing gear for a military version of Boeing 737 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It says that the work was made through the used of helium quenching at 10 bar pressure with a 300-horsepower (hp) blower...
- KD-Avia. Boeing. // AirGuide Online.com;9/7/2009, p5
The article reports on an accidental landing of a KD-Avia Boeing 737-300 airplane in Kaliningrad, Russia. Russian investigators determined that the airline crew accidentally landed with the gear retracted by an apparent asymmetric flap problem. The country's Interstate Aviation Committee (MAK)...
- Boeing 737-500 transport completes first flight. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/10/89, Vol. 131 Issue 2, p63
Shows Boeing's new 737-500 on its first flight takeoff. Test schedule.
- The vertical fin is installed. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/28/1996, Vol. 145 Issue 18, p17
Features a photograph of a vertical fin being installed on Boeing's first next-generation 737 in October 1996 at the company's factory in Renton, Washington. The vertical tail and horizontal stabilizers larger than those on the current 737s; Scheduled date for first flight.
- Boeing will increase production. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/23/1996, Vol. 145 Issue 26, p9
Discusses Boeing's plans to increase production of its 737 transport plane. The number of units a month it plans to be producing by late 1997; 737 production in December 1996.
- 737 jets still in the works. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/27/86, Vol. 124 Issue 4, p33
Boeing is taking steps to implement the third enlargement of its 737 twinjet, which would take its passenger capacity to 145. But due to lukewarm interest, Boeing shelved its plans to offer a foreshortened version of the twinjet, known as the 737-400. The latest 737 derivative, the 737-300L is...
- Far East empennage. Proctor, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/19/1993, Vol. 138 Issue 16, p17
Announces Boeing and China have signed a letter of intent for offshore production in either Xian or the new Pudong industrial zone outside Shanghai of section 48 of the Boeing 737 airframe. Two major 737 components are now produced in Xian.
- Finnair agreement may launch 737-X. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/19/1993, Vol. 138 Issue 16, p36
Announces Finnair President Antti Potila has signed a memorandum of understanding with representatives of Boeing Commercial Airplane Group and International Lease Finance Corp. of Los Angeles that could replace the carrier's 44-jet McDonnell Douglas and Airbus fleet with Boeing transports,...