Boeing 737 NG

Why can’t Boeing just replace 737 MAX?

The Boeing 737 was designed in the mid-60s. A lot has changed since then, as the manufacturer's best-selling airplane went through four generations and a dozen variants, but the fundamentals remained the same. And now, as the story of 737 MAX shows, those fundamentals are causing a lot of problems. So, why not build a new aircraft from the ground up?  ...


FAA wants to fine Boeing $5.4M for slat tracks on 737MAX

Claiming that Boeing had submitted approximately 178 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft for certification, knowing that the aircraft were installed with nonconforming slat tracks, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed a $5.4 million fine against the plane maker. This is the second time in recent months when the U.S. authority proposes multi-million after finding allegedly faulty slat tracks on Boeing planes. Previously, the agency’s a...


FAA proposes $3.9M fine for faulty Boeing 737 slat tracks

Claiming that Boeing knew 133 of its 737 planes contained defective parts yet still presented them for certification, the Federal Aviation Administration wants to impose a $3.9 million fine to the U.S. planemaker.   ...


36 Boeing 737 NG affected by pickle fork cracks so far

After a recently issued FAA Airworthiness Directive, the first 737 NG aircraft are grounded after the initial inspection:...


FAA issues airworthiness directive for Boeing 737 NG inspection

The Federal Aviation Administration released a new directive for Boeing 737 NG planes after structural cracks had been discovered on several aircraft....


The Most Successful Aircraft – The Story Of The Boeing 737

On this day, 52 years ago, the most popular and most successful jet took to the skies for the first time. It was the Boeing 737, an aircraft that would change aviation....