Graphic: Changes to 737 for re-engined variant

Boeing Commercial Airplanes vice-president marketing Randy Tinseth explained: “We think we’re going to need a new pylon, a new nacelle, strengthening of the wing and potential strengthening of the wing-box.”

To accommodate the larger nacelles of the advanced turbofans under evaluation – including the CFM International Leap X and Pratt & Whitney PW1000G geared turbofan – Tinseth says Boeing is studying some “minor modifications around the nose landing gear, still to be determined”. However, he says that the company “doesn’t want to” and “won’t have to” make changes the main landing gear. Continue reading…

737 Re-engined variant.jpg(Source: Boeing, Graphic: Flightglobal)


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