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Older 737s are grounded

...Sunday grounded older models of the Boeing 737, the world's most popular jet...its original order, ordering all Boeing 737-100 and -200 series aircraft immediately...generally the newer generation Boeing 737-300, -400 and -500 aircraft...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/11/tec_227942.shtml
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Delta ready to install anti-fire systems; ValuJet completes detection tests

...cargo bay smoke detection and firefighting systems on its Boeing 737 planes. Meanwhile, ValuJet, whose 1996 Everglades...and begin immediate installation of the systems on the Boeing 737 aircraft in our fleet." Alger said Delta is also pushing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/19/biz_213168.shtml
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FAA orders emergency 727 checks

...electric sparking around the wires. The FAA ordered inspections last May of a similar area of the 727's cousin, the Boeing 737. That order came after mechanics found both exposed wires and holes in the fuel-pump conduit on a 737. The chafing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/23/tec_262095.shtml
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Airlines look for an edge in weather-radar systems

...system has been installed on 66 of Southwest's newest Boeing 737 jets and will be on future deliveries. Southwest has no...would cost upward of $200,000 per job.Bill Lusk, a Boeing 737 captain and the manager of daily operations for Southwest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-29/airlines-look-edge-weather
Georgia firms eye commercial uses of drones

...Kennesaw firm with about 10 employees, has developed an unmanned aircraft that looks like a small-scale version of a Boeing 737. Developed with NASA funding and known as PTERA, the vehicle weighs in at less than 300 pounds and is used to test...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-12/georgia-firms-eye-commercial-
Missing plane parts found?

...detect objects at or below the water's surface. The U.S. Navy sent a P-8 Poseidon airplane. It is adapted from a Boeing 737 commercial jet and is designed for long-range anti-submarine warfare as well as reconnaissance. Australia's Air...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-20/missing-plane-parts-found
Biz bits

...carriers are fueling the fastest growing segment of the market ? single-aisle airplanes. Those aircraft, such as the Boeing 737 and rival Airbus A320, make up 70 percent of all orders.In other newsUNITED AUTO WORKERS leaders said Thursday they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-10/biz-bits
Boeing 737 a modest hit in corporate jet crowd

SEATTLE - To its own surprise, Boeing has a modest hit in its new private jet, with at least 18 orders for the spiffed-up version of the 737 airliner. The plane's popularity figured into a May decision to boost production of 737s to a record 24 a month by this time next year, said Borge Boeskov, president of Boeing Business Jets. Monday afternoon, Boeing scheduled a news conference with golfer Greg Norman to announce his purchase of a $30 million-plus BBJ, a hybrid of Boeing's newgeneration 737-700 and 737-800.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/10/biz_209713.shtml
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Delta flight makes emergency landing in Atlanta

...landing in Atlanta after blowing a tire on takeoff. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said the Boeing 737 left Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport this afternoon headed to Portland but turned around once pilots...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-07-22/delta-flight-makes-emergency
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Court allows sale of aircraft

...office lease. Judge Prudence Carter Beatty said she would allow Delta to sell an undisclosed number of aircraft including Boeing 737, Embraer 120 and Boeing 767 models. It was not evident whether Delta already has a buyer or how much it might get for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/30/bus_27438.shtml
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