Boeing’s baby MAX takes flight

The smallest member of Boeing's 737 MAX narrowbody airliner family, the 737 MAX 7, has completed its first flight. On the flightdeck for the 3 hour, 5 minute flight on Friday were Boeing test and evaluation captains Jim Webb and Keith Otsuka, with the aircraft taking off from Renton, Washington … [Read more...]

World record for Boeing 737

Employees at Boeing's Renton facility celebrate the 10,000th 737 to come off the production line. (Boeing)

Thousands of Boeing employees have gathered at the company's Renton facility in Washington State to celebrate the delivery of the 10,000th 737 to Southwest Airlines and a new world record. The milestone aircraft is a 737 MAX 8, N8717M. The festivities on Tuesday (US time) included fresh recognition … [Read more...]

Boeing rolls out 10,000th 737

The 10,000th 737 at Boeing's Renton final assembly line. (Boeing/Twitter)

Boeing's evergreen 737 program has reached a significant milestone with the 10,000th aircraft recently rolling off the production line. https://twitter.com/BoeingAirplanes/status/971442581614850048 The milestone was also celebrated by Spirit AeroSystems, whose Kansas plant has built the 737 fuselage … [Read more...]