Boeing 737-300

  • CountryUnited States of America
  • TypeShort to medium range narrowbody airliner
  • PowerplantsTwo 89.0kN (20,000lb) CFM International CFM563B1 turbofans, or optionally two 97.9kN (22,000lb) CFM563B2s.
  • PerformanceMax cruising speed 908km/h (491kt), long range cruising speed 794km/h (429kt). Range with 128 passengers and standard fuel 3362km (1815nm), range with 128 pax and max fuel 4973km (2685nm). High gross weight version max range 6300km (3400nm) with 140 passengers.
  • WeightsOperating empty 32,881kg (72,490lb), standard max takeoff 56,740kg (124,500lb), high gross weight option 62,823kg (138,500lb).
  • DimentionsWing span 28.88m (94ft 9in), length 33.40m (109ft 7in), height 11.13m (36ft 6in). Wing area 105.4m2 (1135sq ft).
  • CapacityFlightcrew of two. Typical two class seating for 128 (eight premium class four abreast and 120 economy class six abreast), standard one class seating for 141 at six abreast and 81cm (31in) pitch, max seating for 149 at 76cm (30in) pitch.
  • ProductionGrand total 737 orders stand at over 4236, of which over 1104 are for the 300. Approximately 1070 737-300s were in service at late 1998.

The 737-300 is the first of the three part second era Cfm56 fueled 737 family, which likewise contains the extended 737-400 and abbreviated 737-500. The accomplishment of the second era Boeing 737 family pushed offers of the imprint to in excess of 3000, a record for a business jetliner.

Boeing proclaimed it was creating the 737-300 in March 1981. This new variation began off as a basic extend over the 737-200 yet Boeing chose to receive the CFM International Cfm56 high sidestep turbofan (mutually created by General Electric and SNECMA) to lessen fuel utilization and conform to the then proposed International Civil Aviation Organization Stage 3 clamor limits.

In spite of the all new motors and the 2.64m (104in) fuselage extend, the 737-300 holds 80% airframe saves shared trait and shares the same ground taking care of supplies with the 737-200. Various flight optimized enhancements were consolidated to further enhance effectiveness including adjusted heading edge supports and another dorsal blade reaching out from the tail. An alternate gimmick was the straightened, oval formed motor nacelles, while the nosewheel leg was stretched out to build ground freedom for the new motors. Other inward changes incorporate materials and frameworks enhancements initially created for the 757 and 767 projects, including an early era EFIS flightdeck (with four shade CRT screens).

The 737-300 flew surprisingly on February 24 1984, while first conveyances were from November 1984. Since that time well in excess of 1000 737-300s have been sold and it structures the spine of numerous carriers' short pull armadas.

The extended 737-400 and abbreviated 737-500 are portrayed independently.

Pictures of Boeing 737-300