OPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 4, posted (8 years 3 months 15 hours ago) and read 5512 times:
Keep in mind there are -two- types of 737-200s...
The original was a 737-200 "Basic" aircraft. The fuel tank info provided by someone earlier was for the newer (and more popular) 737-200 "Advanced" or "ADV". The "ADV" became the standard pruction aircraft after about 1973-1974, IIRC... Southwest started with "Basics" and swapped them out with "ADVs" in the first few years...
The fuel capacity on the "Basics" was less than the "ADV" and I seem to recall that the max capacity was around 23.000 lbs by use of one of those aux tanks.
Max weights for the aircraft were different as well.
Amtrosie From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 5, posted (8 years 3 months 10 hours ago) and read 5470 times:
There are several aircraft out there that have added the PATS system STC allowing for additional fuel tanks (auxliary) that are placed in the fwd. or aft cargo compt. and have a capacity of 500 gal. each.
HAWK21M From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 8, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 5370 times:
Quoting NZ1 (Reply 7): Did the original 732 have the same JT8 engines as the Adv model
Basic had Two 64.5kN (14,500lb) JT8D-9As.
Advanced had two 68.9kN (15,500lb) JT8D-15s, or two 71.2kN (16,000lb) JT8D-17s,17As, or two 77.4kN (17,400lb) JT8D-17Rs with automatic reverse thrust.