Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Boeing 737-400

Boeing 737-400 N752MA just prior to takeoff at Pittsburgh

First flown in February 1988, the 737-400 was a stretched version (44 inches forward, 60 inches aft) of the -300, and some 486 airframes were finished by the time production ended in 2000.

737-400 models

Bibliography:
"Piedmont launches 737-400"  Flight International 14 June 1986 p.4

737-400 color side profile, Flight International 16 January 1988 p.33

"Boeing hatches -400 duo" Flight International 6 February 1988 p.10

Ian Dormer "Europe sees first 737-400" Flight International 5 November 1988 p.5

"Boeing's Baby Business Grows Bigger"  Air International January 1989. Includes a large cutaway diagram.







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