B739

BOEING 737-900

Aircraft
Name
737-900
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
M
APC
C
Type Code
L2J
Aerodrome Reference Code
4C
RFF Category
7
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Underwing mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
BOEING BBJ3
BOEING 737-900 BBJ3
BOEING 737-900

B739

Short to medium range airliner. Commercial service expected in 2001. Largest model of the BOEING 737 next generation. All versions have more powerful and efficient engines, improved wings and tail sections and modernized cockpits.

The B739 is member of the B737 family of aircraft. Stretched version of the BOEING 737-800 developed in order to compete with the AIRBUS A-321.

For more information, see Boeing's B737 family specifications.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
34.30 m
Length (metric)
41.94 m
Height (metric)
12.60 m
Powerplant

2 x CFM56-7B (116,5 kN) turbofans.

Engine Model(s)
CFM International CFM56
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
149 kts
Distance
2300 m
MTOW
79015 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
165 kts
ROC
3000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
290 kts
ROC
2000
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
290 kts
ROC
2000 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
0.72
ROC
1500 ft/min
Cruise
TAS
460 kts
MACH
0.79
Ceiling
410
Range
2745 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
0.79
ROD
1000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
290 kts
ROD
3500 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
210 kts
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
145 kts
Distance
1700 m

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