The 737 is a narrow body aircraft produced by Boeing. Narrow body means that it is a narrow aircraft type, with an average of about 6 seats per row and 1 aisle in economy. It is a twin-engine jet aircraft.
The first version of the Boeing 737, the 737-100, was designed in 1964 and entered service with Lufthansa in February 1968. The extended 737-200 entered service in April 1968. The family of aircraft now consists of four generations with variants ranging from 85 to 215 passengers. The latest version is the 737 MAX.
By June 2022, 15167 Boeing 737s had been ordered and 11066 delivered. By 2013, the global 737 fleet had flown more than 184 million flights in 264 million hours since it went into service. It was the best-selling passenger aircraft until it was overtaken by the rival Airbus A320 family in October 2019.
|Maximum Take Off Weight||85000 kg|
|Empty weight||44677 kg|
|Cruising speed||453 knots (839 km/h)|
|Maximum distance||5575 km|
|Fuel consumption||3000 l/hour|
|Fuel Capacity||29670 liter|
|Maximum altitude||41000 feet (12497 m)|
|New price||€ 47,000,000 (2018)|
These specifications are intended to give you an idea of the Boeing 737-800. They cannot be used for flight preparation. Often there are many different types of aircraft released with varying specifications and prices. Check the Pilot Operating Handbook (POH) if you want to know the exact values of the aircraft you are going to fly. Your flight instructor will be happy to help you with this.