Boeing737.net
Sunday, 22 December 2013 20:27

737-100

Written by 
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Boeing 737-100

IATA number: 731

Length: 28,65 m

Wingspan: 28,35 m

Height: 11, 28 m 

Body diameter: 3,76 m

Seats (max): 124

Cargo (volume): 18,5 m3

Maximum take-off weight: 52.390 kg

Speed: 917 km/h

Flight range: 3.440 km

Maximum Altitude: 11.2 KM

Tank capacity max.: 17.860 L

First flight: 9 April 1967

Commissioning: 10 Feb 1968

Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney

Runway lenght needed for Take Off: 1.676 m

Runway lenght needed for Landing: 1.207 m

 

To accelerate the development of the the initial model 737-100, , Boeing used  numerous technologies that had already proven themselves in the 707 and the 727. The aircraft shares 60% of the same parts of the 727. The first flight of the Boeing 737-100 took place on 9 April 1967. There were only 30 aircraft build, which 22 of them went to the German Airline Lufthansa. The 100 series were inproved on request of the airlines which gave birth to the 737-200. In February 1968, Lufthansa could represent the first production aircraft in service. The first Boeing 737 is displayed at the Museum of Flight at Boeing Field in Seattle. There are no 737-100 actively flying anymore.

Read 400 times Last modified on Sunday, 22 December 2013 20:36