Boeing announced yesterday that it will develop a new derivative of the 737-700 on the strength of an order conversion from ANA for two aircraft. Inspired by the BBJ, the 737-700ER mates the dash 700's fuselage with the wings and landing gear of the 737-800. When equipped with up to nine optional auxiliary fuel tanks and optional blended winglets, it will have a range of 5,510 nm. (10,200 km.), 2,145 nm. farther than the standard 737-700. When optimized for maximum range, the aircraft will ...

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