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Boeing’s 737-10 Concludes Successful Maiden Flight

Boeing 737-10

Boeing’s 737-10 completed a successful maiden flight on 18th June, taking off from Renton Field in Renton, Washington, at 10:07 a.m. and landing at 12:38 p.m. at the Boeing Field in Seattle.

This is the largest airplane in the 737 MAX family and is scheduled to enter service in 2023 as stated in a news release by Boeing.

According to a news release, the Chief Pilot Captain, Jenifer Henderson said that the airplane performed beautifully.

“The profile we flew allowed us to test the airplane’s systems, flight controls and handling qualities, all of which checked out exactly as we expected”, Jenifer said.

The news release stated that the flight was the start of a comprehensive test program for the 737-10 and that Boeing will work closely with regulators to certify the airplane prior to its scheduled entry into service in 2023.

President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes Stan Deal said that the 737-10 is an important part of their customers’ fleet plans, giving them more capacity, greater fuel efficiency and the best per-seat economics of any single-aisle airplane.

He further stressed that their team is committed to delivering an airplane with the highest quality and reliability.

Comparing the Boeing 737-10 to today’s Next-Generation 737s, it incorporates environmental improvements cutting carbon emissions by 14% and reducing noise by 50%.

The 737-10 is capable of carrying 230 passengers.

Joan Kifuko
Joan Kifuko is a communications enthusiast that is currently working as a writer at The Aviator magazine where you find your aviation news in one place. She is a journalist that has previously worked as a sales associate, guest relations officer, brand ambassador hence, the love for new adventures and roles. Joan graduated with a Bachelors degree of science in journalism.
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