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Old 07-20-2005, 07:45 PM   #1  
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Default 737-900ER Facts

Program launched: July 18, 2005
Launch customer: Lion Air (30 firm/30 options)
Delivery date for first aircraft: First half of 2007

Major changes:
1. Enhancements to slats and trailing edge flaps
2. Two-position tailskid
3. A flat rear pressure bulkhead
4. Strengthened wings
6. Optional: Blended winglets; 2 aux tanks
7. 2 more pax exits, aft of the wing

26 more passengers than 737-900 (215 in single class config.)
Range: 3,205 nm
Weighs 10,000 lbs. less than the A321
Engine: CFM-56B
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Old 07-21-2005, 09:28 AM   #2  
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Default Piece of junk!!!!!

Just got displaced off the 757-767 to the 737-800 and i must say it's a piece of junk!! How Boeing got away with streching that airplane is beyond me. As much as i dislike airbus i believe the 320 is a much better product!!
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