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The inevitable Southwest 737 Max pic

And there I was thinking the aircraft orders might start calming down before Christmas… still, it’s only a $19 billion order for a total of 208 aircraft and is the first firm order for the 737 Max and the largest firm order in Boeing’s history… not much happening really…. still, here’s how the 737 Max […]

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Final Space Shuttle seen launching from 737 during cruise

Chad Graff has shared these pictures showing STS-135, the final Space Shuttle mission, lifting off from Cape Canaveral, as viewed mid-flight on a Southwest service.Graff says his brother took the photos en route to Miami.Credit: @ChadGraff/Twitpic

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Southwest 737

Southwest Airlines plans to officially start using wide-scale required navigation performance on 11 January on its 737 fleet (a -700 variant is seen below). RNP allows aircraft to fly more direct and precise paths to cut flight time and fuel consumption. It also enables the use of localiser performance with vertical guidance procedures that require […]

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Southest B737-3H4 Departs Midland Airport, TX

Today’s image of the day is from AirSpace user Global Ranger. His photo depicts Southwest B737-3H4 N307SW departing from Midland Airport, TX, during CAF 2008.In 737 news for Southwest, although the carrier has exercised 25 737-700 options for delivery from 2011 through to 2016, it intends to keep its fleet count flat by shedding more […]

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