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Weight Differences Of 737-700 And BBJ  
User currently offlineFastFlyer From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 8 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 4954 times:

Whats the difference between the weight of the 737-700 and the BBJ version? Is the BBJ heavier because of the winglets or lighter since it doesnt carry as many pax and not as many seats?

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User currently offlineJETSTAR From United States of America, joined May 2003, 1658 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (11 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 4912 times:
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The 737-700 has a max take-off weight of 154.500 lbs, the BBJ's max take-off weight is 171.000 lbs.

The BBJ is a hybrid 737 modified for long range corporate service. It has the shorter -700 fuselage mounted on the higher gross weight -800 wings and landing gear.

This allows the BBJ to carry extra fuel in the lower cargo compartments which gives it longer range than the -700.

Technically the BBJ is known as a B-737 IGW (increased gross weight)



User currently offlineJETSTAR From United States of America, joined May 2003, 1658 posts, RR: 10
Reply 2, posted (11 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 4893 times:
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Correction, the BBJ designation is B-737-700 IGW

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