Boeing 737-700/800 BBJ/BBJ2

  • CountryUnited States of America
  • TypeLong range large capacity corporate jet
  • PowerplantsTwo 117.4kN (26,400lb) CFM International CFM56-7 turbofans.
  • PerformanceBBJ - Max cruising speed Mach 0.82, normal cruising speed Mach 0.80, long range cruising speed Mach 0.79. Initial cruise altitude 38,000ft, max certificated altitude 41,000ft. Range with eight passengers 11,480km (6200nm), with 25 passengers 11,075km (5980nm), with 50 passengers 10,205km (5510nm). BBJ2 - Range with eight passengers 10,620km (5735nm), with 25 passengers 10,120km (5465nm), with 50 passengers 9,140km (4935nm).
  • WeightsBBJ - Typical operating empty 42,895kg (94,570lb), max takeoff 77,560kg (171,000lb). BBJ2 - Typical operating empty 45,730kg (100,815lb), max takeoff 79,015kg (174,200lb).
  • DimentionsBBJ - Wing span incl winglets 35.79m (117ft 5in), length 33.63m (110ft 4in), height 12.57m (41ft 3in). Wing area 125.0m2 (1345.5sq ft). BBJ2 - same except length 39,47m (129ft 6in), height 12.55m (41ft 2in).
  • CapacityFlightcrew of two. BBJ - Main cabin interiors to customer preference. Typical configuration includes a crew rest area, forward lounge, private suite with double bed and private bathroom facilities including shower, 12 first class sleeper seats at four abreast and 152cm (60in) pitch, and rear galley and bathroom facilities. Alternatively rear cabin can seat 24 passengers at two abreast and feature a conference area or exercise gym, or up to 63 passengers at six abreast.
  • Production65 BBJs were ordered by February 2002, with 55 delivered, while 8 BBJ2s had been ordered with 5 delivered. Completed aircraft cost approx $US42 to 47m.

The Boeing Business Jet - or BBJ - is a long extend corporate plane advancement of the 737-700 and -800.

Boeing Business Jets is a joint wander structured by Boeing and General Electric in July 1996 to create and business a corporate form of the prominent 737 air transport, at first concentrating on the 737-700 based BBJ (or 737-700 BBJ). The main BBJ took off from Boeing's Renton plant on August 11 1998 and flew surprisingly on September 4 that year. On October 30 the US FAA granted certificate to the created 737-700 airframe on which the BBJ is based. The initially finished BBJ was conveyed on September 4 1999.

The BBJ joins together the Next Generation 737-700's airframe joined with the reinforced wing, fuselage focus area and arriving rigging of the bigger and heavier 737-800, with three to 10 gut helper fuel tanks. It emphasizes the Next Generation 737 progressed two team six LCD screen EFIS aeronautics flightdeck, furnished with implanted double GPS, TCAS, upgraded GPWS and Flight Dynamics head-up direction framework. Emulating their certificate in September 2000, winglets turned into a standard alternative.

Boeing supplies empty or "green" BBJ airframes to Decrane of Georgetown, Delaware for long run fuel tank establishment. From Decrane the BBJ is traveled to a client indicated fruition habitat for inner part fit-out and outside painting.

On October 11, 1999 Boeing propelled the Bbj2, in light of the extended 737-800 airframe, which is 5.84m (19ft 2in) more drawn out than the BBJ, and is putting forth 25% more prominent lodge space (and 100% more stuff space), however has marginally decreased reach. It is fitted with somewhere around three and seven helper gut fuel tanks. The winglets are standard on this form. The main conveyance was made on February 28, 2001.

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