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Airlife's Airliners Vol. 6:- Boeing 737-300 to -800

By Robbie Shaw

ISBN: 9781853109478
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 1999
PAGES: 128
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 297x210 mm
INSIDE: Colour photographs throughout

Chapters in this book cover:

1. Introduction and EvolutionThe evolution of the 737-300/-400/-500 and brief coverage of the 737-100/-200.2. DesignThe design concepts of teh 737-300 to -800.3. ProductionDetails of 737 construction, from fuselage fabrication work undertaken at Boeings's Wichita, Kansas factory, to the Renton assembly line where the bodies are mated with the rest of the components, many built by contracted partners.

4. Technical SpecificationFull technical breakdown of the 737-300 to -800, including details of cockpit, engines, seating plans, flight systems, refuelling and resupply, power systems, safety.5. In ServiceDetails of the in-service records of the 737-300 to -800, from the March 1981 go-ahead for the 737-300 to the November 1994 Hapag-Lloyd order for the 737-800.6. CustomersThis is a big chapter with photographs and details of the major 737-300 to -800s customers.

7. Accidents and IncidentsDetails of 737-300 to -800 accidents with details of the most interesting, including British Midland's B737-4Y0 which crashed onto the M1 motorway at kegworth on 8 January 1989 after the pilots shut down the wrong engine.8. Production HistoryAnother substantial section, giving an aircraft-by-aircraft tabular listing of 737-300 to -800 production.9. ChronologyTabular listing of key dates associated with the 737-300 programme, including first flight, roll-out and customer handover details.

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