5 Mar

Did You Know How Many Series of the Boeing 737 MAX Exist?

The revolutionary Boeing 737 MAX was launched in August, 2011. Already in May of 2017 the first MAX aircraft was delivered to the launch airline, Malindo Air, and spread its wings to take off into the most successful narrow-body aircraft market.

The 737 MAX is based on the earlier 737 designs, but it comes re-engined, more efficient, has better aerodynamics and airframe modifications. Nevertheless, do you know how many series of the MAX family aircraft are set to soar overhead?

So, here are all of the series that will serve (or already serve) the market:

MAX-7

Expected in-service date 2019.

Seats (2-class): 138-153
Maximum seats: 172
Range nm (km): 3,850 (7,130)
Length: 35.56 m (116 ft 8 in)

MAX-8

The aircraft entered service on 22nd May 2017 with Malindo (Batik) Air of Malaysia.

Seats (2-class): 162-178
Maximum seats: 210
Range nm (km): 3,550 (6,570)
Length: 39.52 m (129 ft 8 in)

MAX-9

The aircraft performed its first flight on 13th April 2017, while the expected in-service date is 2018 with Lion Air.

Seats (2-class): 178-193
Maximum seats: 220
Range nm (km): 3,550 (6,570)
Length: 42.16 m (138 ft 4 in)

MAX-10

Expected in-service date 2020.

Seats (2-class): 188-204
Maximum seats: 230
Range nm (km): 3,300 (6,110)
Length: 43.8 m (143 ft 8 in)

MAX-200

The MAX 200 will make its maiden flight after the MAX 7 in 2019. This is a 200 seat version of the MAX 8 which has an extra pair of Type II doors aft of the wing (as in the 900ER and MAX 9) giving it a maximum certified passenger capacity of 200.

MAX-BBJ

Also, the MAX family includes three variants of business jets: the BBJ MAX 7, BBJ MAX 8 and BBJ MAX 9.