Boeing 737MAX is the fastest selling aircraft in Boeing’s history. To date Boeing confirmed receiving 3700 orders from 87 airlines around the world.
The 737 MAX is developed based on earlier 737 designs but re-engined with more efficient CFM- LEAP engines along with aerodynamic improvements, most notably split-tip winglets and airframe modifications.
The “Advanced Technology” winglet combines rake tip technology with a dual feather winglet concept into one advanced treatment for the wings of the 737 MAX.”; what they call “Natural Laminar Flow Technology”.
The AT Winglets measure 8 feet from root to top of winglet and a total of 9 feet 7 inches from bottom of lower tip to top of higher tip. The top portion is 8 feet 3 inches and the bottom portion is 4 feet 5.8 inches. The ground clearance of the bottom tip is 10 feet 2 inches.
The 737MAX is offered in four lengths variation, the 737 MAX 7, MAX 8, MAX 9 and newly introduced MAX10
Boeing has disclosed the 737 Max 10 would feature a 1.7m (5.3ft) stretch of the fuselage to accommodate 10 more passengers and a modified landing gear that extends up to 23cm on take-off to prevent tail strike. Boeing also adjusted the maximum landing weight centre of gravity grid in a way that will avoid “tail tip” events.
Most notably, Boeing will certificate autoland capability for the 737 Max 10 with alternate flap settings for approach and landing,
The 737 Max 10 is expected to sell for a little more than the shorter Max 9, which has a list price of US$119.2 million before discounts that are customary for aircraft purchases.