"The company unveiled several design choices meant to lower weight and wind-resistance for its upcoming 737 MAX. The planemaker said it had decided on an 8-inch nose gear extension to give ground clearance for a larger engine fan."
sirtoby From Germany, joined Nov 2007, 282 posts, RR: 22 Reply 16, posted (1 year 1 month 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1556 times:
Quoting aerokiwi (Reply 6): Aesthetically speaking, I thought the 737NGs main appeal was the nose-down attitude
I don't think that a serious airline CEO will order an aircraft just for aesthetical reasons.
The question is if these changes can make the aircraft good enough versus the A320neo.
At another thread there is this discussion: