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Aircraft DataThe B737 is a twin engined short to medium range narrow body airliner. It is the most successful airliner in its class, first delivered in 1967, it has been developed continuously into a family of increasingly capable versions.
The -500 was the third of the New Generation 737 family, it was shorter than the -300 and shared the CFM56-3 engine in large nacelles under the wing, and the modernised cabin.
|Country of origin||First flight||No. built||No. in service||Crew||Passengers|
|USA||1989||389||300||2||108 - 132|
2 x CFM CFM56 (18500 - 34000 lbf) turbofan engines.
Used the CFM56-3B1 at 20000lb thrust as standard
|Length||101 ft. 9 in.|
|Wing Span||94 ft. 9 in.|
|Height||36 ft. 9 in.|
|Empty Weight||70,510 lbs.|
|Max Weight||133,500 lbs.|
|Max Speed||493 kts|
|Cruise Speed||430 kts|
|Max Range||2,420nm (Range at Max. take off weight)|
Updated 2nd June 2011Show using: Metric | Imperial
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