D-GPS-equipped 737 completes Langley tests
- New safety fear for Helios. James, Caroline // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;8/26/2005, Issue 1784, p6
The article reports that Helios Airways has insisted that bookings are holding up despite an emergency landing in August 2005 at the Stansted Airport just days after its fatal crash near Athens. Less than a week after one of the Cypriot airline's Boeing 737-300s smashed into hills near Athens on...
- 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...
- Airline & Travel News - Airport News â€¢ January 1, 2013. // AirGuide Online.com;1/7/2013, p16
The article offers news briefs related to airline and travel industries. A Kenya Airways Ltd.'s Boeing 737-700 jet with 56 passengers on board, has taken an emergency landing in Khartoum, Sudan, after an engine caught on fire. A member of the crash investigation team said that faulty brakes may...
- 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;10/28/96, 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;12/23/96, 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...