Blue Box BBOXMM01 1/200 Scale Boeing 737-800NG Diecast Model VT-JBC, Disney Channel Livery, Jet Airways
- Wingspan 7.2 cm 6.77 in Approx.
- Length 9.1 cm 3.58 in Approx.
Model features include:
- Constructed with metal and plastic components.
Blue Box BBOXMM01 – 1/200 Scale B737-800NG Diecast Model.
Blue Box BBOXMM01 is a 1/200 scale diecast model of the Boeing 737-800NG airliner. Registered VT-JBC in the Disney Channel livery of Jet Airways. Allocated manufactures serial number 36847 and first flew on September 11, 2007. Delivered to Aviation Capital Group (ACG) registered N847AG later in the same month. Delivered to Jet Airways in December 2007. Unveiled in the Disney Channel livery in July 2012.
Jet Airways is an Indian airline based in Mumbai. Founded on April 1, 1992, it is the second largest airline in India. Started as an air taxi operator in 1993. Began domestic operations in 1995 and international flights in 2004. Jet Airways went public in 2005. In 2007 it acquired Air Sahara.
Boeing 737 Next Generation.
The Boeing 737 Next Generation (NG) is the name given to the −600/-700/-800/-900 series of 737 airliners. An American short- to medium-range, narrow-body jet airliners that have been in production since 1996. The third generation and follows the 737 Classic series. The maiden flight of the first variant the-700 occurred on February 9, 1997.
The Next Generation structure is similar to previous generations. The fuselage is a semi moncoque structure with a 25 degree sweep back cantilever low wing monoplanes. Flight crew consists of two, pilot and copilot. Passengers seating is six-abreast. The aircraft is constructed mainly of aluminium alloy and composite materials. The wing span is 4.88 (16 ft) longer and in area 25% larger than the the previous generation. The tail fin is 1.4m (4.6 ft) taller. Fuel capacity, increased by 30%. Powered by two CFM56-7B engines, quieter and more fuel-efficient than previous generations. Increased range of 1667 km (1036 mi), allowing transcontinental flights. The passenger cabin incorporated features from the 777 and in 2010 updated to Boeing 787 features. Avionics upgraded and six programmable LCDs added.
Blended Winglet are optional on all variants except the -600. Reducing vortex drag, resulting in less fuel burn of up to 3.3%, less engine wear, and takeoff noise. Split Scimitar winglets became available in 2014 for the -800, -900ER, BBJ2 and BBJ3. During 2015 for the -700, -900 and BBJ1. These winglets produce up to a 5.5% fuel savings per aircraft.
A Short Field Performance package option became available in 2004 and standard on the -900ER. Carbon brakes became an option in July 2008. Reduced the weight of the brake system by 250–320 kg (550–700 lb).
The 737 Next Generation series has a cruise speed of 838 km/h (521 mph/Mach 0.785). Maximum ceiling of 12,500 m (41,000 ft).
The 737-600 is the direct replacement of the 737-500. First flew in January 22 1998, entered service in September, 1998 with Scandinavian Airlines (SAS). Production ceased after the 69th aircraft, the final aircraft delivered to WestJet in 2006. Generally seats 108 passengers in a two class configuration or 130 in a single-class. Maximum takeoff weight is 65,544 kg (144,500 lb). Maximum range of 5,991km (3722mi).
The 737-700 was the first of the Next Generation series. First flew on February 9, 1997, entered service in 1998 with Southwest Airlines. Boeing offer a convertible variant the 737-700C. Generally seats 126 passengers in a two-class configuration, 144 in a single-class with a maximum 149. Maximum takeoff weight is 70,100 kg (154,500 lb). Maximum range of 5570km (3461mi).
The 737-700ER (Extended Range) entered service in March 2007 with All Nippon Airways (ANA). Combines the 737-700 fuselage with the wings and landing gear of a 737-800. Has the longest range of all the 737 airliner variants. Generally seats 128 passengers in a two-class configuration or 14o in a single-class with a maximum of 149. Maximum range of 10,200km (6338mi).
The 737-800 a stretched version of the 737-700, first flew on July 31 1997 and entered service in 1998 with Hapag-Lloyd Flug (TUIfly). Generally seats 162 passengers in a two-class configuration or 18o in a single-class with a maximum of 189. Maximum takeoff weight is 79,000 kg (174,165 lb). Maximum range of 5,436km (3378mi).
In February 2016 Boeing launched a freighter conversion program designated the 737-800BCF ( Boeing Converted Freighter).
The 737-900, the longest variant, based on the -800 model with the fuselage extended 2.65m (8.8 ft). First flew in September 2000 with Alaska Airlines taking delivery of the first aircraft on May 15, 2001. Generally seats 177 passengers in a two-class configuration or 189 in a single-class with a maximum of 215. Maximum takeoff weight is 79,243 kg (174,698 lb). Maximum range of 5,46okm (3392mi).
The 737-900ER (Extended Range).
An advanced version of the 737-900, with increased passenger capacity and longer range. Lion Air took delivery of the first aircraft on April 27, 2007. The -900ER has an two additional exit doors and flat rear pressure bulkhead. These changes allowed an Increase in seating capacity to 178 passengers in a two-class configuration or 204 in a single-class with a maximum of 220. Maximum takeoff weight is 85,150 kg (187,700 lb). Maximum range of 5,46okm (3392mi).
Boeing Business Jet (BBJ).
The BBJ1 uses the fuselage of the 737-700 combined with the stronger wings and landing gear of the 737-800. Extra fuel tanks increased range. The BB1 flew for the first time on September 4, 1998. The BBJ2 is based on the 737-800 with auxiliary belly fuel tanks and winglets. The first delivery took place on February 28, 2001. The BBJ3 aircraft is based on the 737-900ER aircraft. The first aircraft became available in 2008.
Boeing 737 AEW&C is an Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C), based on the -700ER. The C-40A Clipper a -700C is used by the U.S. Navy. The C-40B and C-40C, based on the BBJ1 are used by the US Air Force. P-8 Poseidon is a maritime patrol aircraft, based on the 737-800. It will replace the Lockheed P-3 Orion in U.S service.
Blue Box BBOXMM01 – 1/200 Scale Boeing 737-800NG Diecast Model. VT-JBC, Disney Channel Livery, Jet Airways.