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Information Needed On Delta 737-700's  
User currently offlineZKNBS From United States of America, joined Jun 2009, 27 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 4721 times:

Can anyone tell me the MTOW of Delta's 737-700's as well as the specific engine type on their 700 fleet. I am having difficulty finding this information on the internet and my copy of JP Fleets is out of date.

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User currently offlineDispatchguy From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 1249 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (4 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 4699 times:

CFM56-7B26

Config - F12/Y112

All weights in lbs...
MTXW - 155000
MTOW - 154500
MLDW - 129200
MZFW - 121700

Average OEW - around 88000 lbs or so



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User currently offlineZKNBS From United States of America, joined Jun 2009, 27 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (4 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 4546 times:

Thanks for the assistance!

User currently offlineAA737-823 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 5816 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 4379 times:

Wow.... why did they opt for -26's??? That's a lot more power than most -700s out there.
The ones I've dealt with have just had the -22's!!!


User currently offlineLiedetectors From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 360 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 4358 times:

Delta opted for the high thrust CFM56s because they planned to use the aircraft for high altitude and/or South American destinations where good takeoff performance is a necessity.


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User currently offlineDispatchguy From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 1249 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 4291 times:

Tegucigalpa, Honduras...

This aircraft has something I have never before seen in an AFM, a minimum weight to be able to use maximum thrust. If you are super light weight, then you HAVE to operate the airplane at a reduced thrust.

Some of the other -700s might have the same restriction in their AFM, I just have never seen it before.

[Edited 2009-12-09 17:38:37 by dispatchguy]


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User currently offlineRoseFlyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 9637 posts, RR: 52
Reply 6, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 4271 times:



Quoting AA737-823 (Reply 3):


Wow.... why did they opt for -26's??? That's a lot more power than most -700s out there.

The airplane was intended for short field or hot & high operations. Airports like those in Latin America were the intention of the airplane. Also they are flying them to shorter field airports like SNA.

DL got the 73G exclusively for performance. They were the launch customer for carbon brakes on the 737 so that they could save 500lbs in order to improve performance even more. The fleet fills a small niche at the airline, so it will never operate that many of them. People thought they were for thinner routes, but in reality they are a higher performance plane for markets where the 757 does not work.



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User currently offlineAlitalia744 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 4749 posts, RR: 44
Reply 7, posted (4 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 3837 times:

Quick question, are the engines on the -832s CFM56-7B26 or CFM56-7B27s?


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User currently offlineDispatchguy From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 1249 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (4 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3777 times:



Quoting Alitalia744 (Reply 7):
Quick question, are the engines on the -832s CFM56-7B26 or CFM56-7B27s?

They are the 7B26s



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User currently offlineAlitalia744 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 4749 posts, RR: 44
Reply 9, posted (4 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 3707 times:



Quoting Dispatchguy (Reply 8):
They are the 7B26s

Thanks dispatch. How are things in the OCC?



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User currently offlineTranspac787 From United States of America, joined Jul 2007, 3208 posts, RR: 13
Reply 10, posted (4 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 3681 times:



Quoting Alitalia744 (Reply 7):
Quick question, are the engines on the -832s CFM56-7B26 or CFM56-7B27s?

As far as I know, AA is the only North American carrier that opted for the CFM56-7B27. For the same reason as DL with the 73G, AA wanted max performance out of their 738's for the flights to South America out of MIA.


User currently offlineDispatchguy From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 1249 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (4 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 3659 times:



Quoting Alitalia744 (Reply 9):
How are things in the OCC?

I left the OCC back in June, I love the new facility, but I wasnt around to see what it looks like with all the NWA bodies in there...



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