Boeing 737-500 NORDESTE

The 737-500 (originally known as the 737 Lite and the 737-1000) is the shortest of the Classics. It combined the original length fuselage of the -200, with the various improvements of the -300 and -400. Overall length 31.0m (101ft 9in), MTOW up to 60,555kg (133,500lb). In 2007 a winglet retrofit became available. With winglets the aircraft is known as a 737-500SP. Varig operate 2 units with the RIO SUL subsidiary and 3 units with NORDESTE.

Statistics & Information

ICAO
B735
Name
Boeing 737-500 NORDESTE
Operator
NORDESTE
PAX
120
Crew
5
Cargo
14770kg
MTOW
60500
MLW
49900
MZFW
46720
Total in Fleet
4
Service Ceiling
37,000ft
Range
2,950nm
Max Speed
516kts
Wingspan
29.00m
Length
31.00m
Height
4.00m
Engine Type
CFM56-3
Minimum Pilot Rank
COPILOTO

Registrations

PT-MND

PT-MNE

PT-MNH

PT-MNI