Re: $%#% news media! (UA 737 engine failure in Portland, Or)

Date:         20 Aug 97 02:38:37 
From:         domk1031@sp.zrz.tu-berlin.de (Burkhard Domke)
Organization: Technical University of Berlin, Germany
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On 17 Aug 97 15:41:09, kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz) wrote:
>>The 737-200 did not have fuel dump capabilities because its MGTOW and MLW
>>were very close. I can't speak for the big fan versions, but I suspect they
>>are the same.
>
>The weights appear to be close enough for the 2nd generation 737s,
>too, so I'd guess they also have no need for fuel dump.  I couldn't
>find MLW for the 3rd generation 737s.
>
>          ---- basic ----   --- heaviest --
>           MGTOW    MLW      MGTOW    MLW
>737-300   124,500 114,000   140,000 116,600
>737-400   139,000 121,000   150,500 124,000
>737-500   116,000 110,000   134,000 110,000

Current issue of FLIGHT (20-26 August) quotes

B737-700

MTOW 	69,400 kg (153,000 lbs)
MLW	58,060 kg (128,000 lbs)
MZFW	54,650 kg (120,480 lbs)
OEW	37,585 kg (82,859 lbs)

Burkhard