The first flight operated by Boeing 737 MAX 7 (Photo / Video)
On March 16, Boeing wrote another tab in the aviation history book. The first Boeing 737 MAX 7 successfully operated the first flight in history. He is the 3 member of the 737 MAX family, after 737 MAX 8 and 737 MAX 9, which takes flight.
Boeing 737 MAX 7 is the smallest member of the 737 MAX family, and can carry up to a maximum of 172 passengers in a single class. At the same time, the new 737 MAX 7 has the highest flight range of the 737 MAX family, being able to fly non-stop up to 7130 kilometers.
The first flight operated by Boeing 737 MAX 7
On 16 March 2018, the first 737 MAX 7 successfully operated the first flight. The aircraft had on hand the experienced Boeing pilots, Jim Webb and Keith Otsuka.
The flight took 3 hours and 5 minutes. Boeing 737 MAX 7 took off at 10: 17 (Pacific Time) at Renton Field in Renton, Wash., And landed at 13: 22 at Boeing Field, Seattle. Flight systems and maneuverability were tested.
Compared to the direct competition, Airbus A319neo, the new Boeing 737 MAX 7 can carry more 12 passengers, longer distances with 740 kilometers, all with 7% lower fuel costs.
The 737 MAX family of aircraft incorporates the latest CFM International LEAP-1B engines, Advanced Technology winglets, Boeing Sky Interior and other state-of-the-art technologies to provide the highest operational efficiency, highest reliability and increased passenger comfort, everything. in the category "single-aisle airplanes".
The 737 MAX program had the fastest growth in Boeing history, accumulating orders for over 4300 aircraft from 93 customers worldwide.