Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Boeing 737- 600 Throuhg 900  
User currently offlineAmerican B757 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 370 posts, RR: 0
Posted (16 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1990 times:

I have a few questions about the 737ng,

#1 is the 737-900 flying yet? if not, when?
#2 if you have flowng on one of these new 737s, please describe your flight. [like airline, what the plane was like, all that stuff]

4 replies: All unread, jump to last
User currently offlineSammyk From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1702 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (16 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1910 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!

The 737-900 is not flying yet, it is due to fly in 2001. I believe Alaska Airlines is the launch customer.

Unfortunatly I have not flown on a 737NG yet, but I've talked to those that have and say they love it, and I find that my trip to Florida next week will be on a 757, oh well, maybe my next trip  

I've flown on the -100 thru the -500 and would love to fly on the rest soon!  


User currently offlinePurdue Cadet From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (16 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1903 times:

I have flown three times on the 737-800 that I can think of off the top of my head. All were American, and all in the main cabin. The flights were ORD-SAN twice, and LAX-ORD. I really liked the plane. I think that it's comfortable and would not hesitate to fly on it agian. As a matter of fact, I'm planning on taking a 738 ORD-SAN on Monday when I go home for Thanksgiving.

User currently offlineKaitak From Ireland, joined Aug 1999, 13273 posts, RR: 34
Reply 3, posted (16 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1886 times:

SammyK is quite right; the -900 will enter service with Alaska in 2001.

I have only flown on one NG737, with Ryanair about six weeks ago, from Turin to Stansted. That was for the purposes of an article, so I was in the jump seat for the whole flight. It was a memorable flight and the aircraft was very impressive; the cockpit is, as you know, very similar to the 777's and the clarity of the screens is a lot better than those on previous Efis types.
The landing ended with a landing at STN in heavy rain and a 30-40 knot crosswind, which was quite spectacular.

Perhaps uniquely, I will be flying on the eldest member of the 737 fleet AFTER flying on the newest! Within the next few weeks, I'll be off to Arizona, to fly on an America West 737-100. Then, I'll only have the -6/700 to go and the Alaska 739 in 2001!

Love that airplane!

User currently offlineNavion From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1033 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (16 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1867 times:

I really like the images you induced in your post. My favorite 737 flight so far is a Continental 737-500 from Houston to Steamboat Springs Colorado and return. Really cool getting up and out of that mountain airport. 737-700's will be on that route for most of the winter snow skiing rush.

Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Boeing 737-600 - Why Such A Flop? posted Mon Apr 17 2006 20:19:38 by Jetpixx
Boeing 737-600 Series posted Thu Nov 4 2004 04:33:46 by B757capt
Scandinavian (SAS) Boeing 737-600 LN-RRO posted Sun Dec 8 2002 22:53:25 by Swissgabe
Delta To Order Boeing 737-600/700 Aircraft? posted Thu Jun 27 2002 00:49:34 by DeltaBoy777
Boeing 737-600 posted Tue Apr 24 2001 01:23:02 by Dutchjet
SpiceJet To Order Boeing 737-900's? posted Tue Jun 21 2005 20:33:52 by United777
Boeing 737-900 posted Sun Aug 1 2004 08:09:07 by 777ER
Boeing 737-500 Vs. 737-600 posted Thu Apr 22 2004 00:55:55 by TradewindL1011
Why Doesn't Boeing Make A Light 737-600? posted Tue Oct 21 2003 21:48:03 by RockyRacoon
Last Boeing 737-900 More Than 2 Years Ago? posted Thu Mar 7 2002 12:55:22 by Vfw614