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The Boeing 737

Exterior Inspection

by Captain Pat BOONE


Pictures from Jan PASHIDIS Renato ZACHELLO Krister EDLUND
and Chris BRADY author of www.b737.org.uk
Version 2.1 - Jan 20th, 2010

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection

This presentation covers


the Boeing 737 (Classic & Next Generation)
pre-flight Exterior Inspection
according the Boeing FCOM Normal Procedures
and Cold Weather Supplementary Procedures.
For training only, do not use for operation !
Always use your company publications
as sole official source !

Slide 2

Reference :

Boeing 737 FCOM


December 2009

Legend :

(CL) = Classic
(NG) = Next Generation

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection

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The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection

This 40 slides presentation comes with


over 100 pictures and lots of extra information.
Whether you are a newbie to the 737
or an experienced Boeing 737 captain,
you will certainly discover interesting items
Dont run through this presentation
click-click-click-click-click-click
Instead, prior to viewing the next page,
challenge yourself what am I looking for
when Im doing the exterior inspection myself ?
and find-out that you may be overlooking
some important safety items !

Slide 4

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection

This presentation is divided


into 4 chapters :
1- General Guidelines
2- The Walk Around
3- Cold Weather Operations
4- Top 10 Blunders

Slide 5

General guidelines

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


General guidelines

General Guidelines

- Surfaces and structures must be clear, not damaged and not missing
- Fluids should not be leaking
- Tires should not be worn, not damaged and no loose treads
- Gear struts should not be fully compressed
- Engines inlet and tailpipe should be clear, access panels should be secured,
the engine exterior should not be damaged and the reverser must be stowed

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


General guidelines

General Guidelines

- Doors and access panels (that are not in use for servicing) should be latched
- Probes, vents and static ports must be clear and not damaged
- Antennas may not be damaged
- Light lenses should be clean and not damaged

The Walk-around
Exterior Inspection Normal Procedures

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


The Walk-Around Left Forward Fuselage

Left Forward Fuselage

An unaspirated TAT probe (recognizable by its


perforation and a large hole at the rear of the strut)
indicates a valid OAT on ground only when probe
heat is OFF and after sufficient cooling time.

Exterior Inspection

Probes, sensors, ports, vents and drains .. Check


Doors and Access Panels (not in use) Latched
Especially on (CL) make sure the
pitot tubes and alpha vane are not
damaged by the passenger bridge.
On (NG) these probes are moved
forward.

Additional Information

Aspirated and non-aspirated temperature probe..


Exterior Emergency Exit Lights

Now, what are you


for lights
Thelooking
exterior emergency
illuminate simultaneously with
at this location ?
the interior emergency exit lights.

An aspirated TAT probe delivers an


Exterior emergency lights are
accurate temperature measurement
installed next to each entry/service
on ground. This probe is cooled by
door, overwing exits and behind
APU bleed air from the left
the wing root (picture).
pneumatic duct.

(we need 2 items here)

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


The Walk-Around Nose

Nose
Exterior Inspection

Radome .. Check
Forward E&E Door .... Secured
The radome is made of composite material
for operation of the WX radar.
Additional Information
Six diverter strips transmit static build-up
Lightning
impact
on the
nose
mayalso
puncture
during
normal
flight.
These
strips
Noise vortex Generators
..
or exceptionally
the radome.
decrease
energydestroy
and prevent
damage to the
There After
are two
E&E
accessstrike
doors.
Thisstrike,
pictures
each
lightning
or bird
ILS and WX antenna (located
inside the the
showsradome
the forward E&Emaintenance
door. The forward
door
inspection.
radome) requires
in the event of a lightning
strike.
provides
access
to the
WX radar
and PSEU
Even
with no
apparent
damage
on the (NG).
outside,
thedoor
composite
material
maydoor
still be
The forward
E&E
and the
main E&E
As from
January
2005,
damaged
(delaminated)
on the
!
(located
aft of Noise
the
nose
wheel
well)
areinside
guarded
Vortex
Generators
are
by a single EQUIP
amber
light on
flightthe
deck.
installed
on (NG)
to the
reduce

What are you looking for


at this location ?
flight deck ambient noise level
by 3 decibel.

(2 items)

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


The Walk-Around Nose Wheel Well

Nose Wheel Well


Exterior Inspection

Tires and wheels ... Check


Gear strut and Doors Check
Exterior Light .. Check
Nose Wheel Steering Assembly . Check
Nose Gear Steering Lockout Pin . As
Thisneeded
is not the Inspection Flood
light, butthe
the Dome Light.
The red line indicates
Gear Pin ..
As
needed
maximum tow (CL)
bar angle
The Inspection Flood light
Nose Wheel Spin Brake (snubbers)(for........
In
tow truck drivers)
theplace
aft wall) is a NOGO
Nose(on
wheel

requirement
Shimmy
Dampersfor night flight !
As a general rule, 3 fingers (that is
Picture (CL) showing both the Nose Gear Steering
Additional Information
5 cm or 2 inches) of polished portion
Lockout Pin (lower left) and the Gear Pin (top)
of the strut should be visible.
Some 737-800
sensitive to
Nose Wheel Well Inspection
Flood are
Light...........
Check
tail-tipping. You may notice up to
(CL) Nose Wheel Down &
Locked
marking.......
Check
2 hands
during
off-loading.
Picture (NG)
Nose Wheel Steering cable assembly Check
Nose Wheel
Ground Crew Horn

What are you looking for


inside and around
the nose wheel well ?
(7 items)

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The Walk-Around Right Forward Fuselage

Right Forward Fuselage

A diverter strip above each Service/Entry Door guides


away rain drops rolling down from the fuselage.

Exterior Inspection

Probes, sensors, ports, vents and drains .. Check


These avionics may not be touched
Doors and Access Panels (not in use) The
Latched
without
carrying
Crew
Oxygen
Bottlethe ground wired
hand
glove,
you find stored
The
APUlocated
starter in which
Oxygen Pressure Relief Green Disc ....Although
In place
the E&E, servicing
nearunit
the E&E entry door !
converter
and
removal
are done via the forward
and P91
reset
cargo
compartment.
(CL only)
Circuit Breaker
Forward Toilet Service Door

Additional Information

E&E Access Door ...Closed


Verify that the F/O Window
Escape
flush.
The LightAirflow
Switch isHandle
locatedishere
E&E Outflow Valve ..Check
Lets take a look inside the E&E (NG)

What are you looking for


at this location ?
(3 items)

The Main Battery

Dont call maintenance for a missing


screw or bolt
ThisThe
tiny GND
hole is
the outletBus
for the water
SERVICE
drainmust
flexible
tube on the
be powered
for flight
the deck,
you EQUIP
know, that
annoying
tube
Cooling Normal on (CL)
when
you close
sliding window
Exhaust
fan the
to operate

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


The Walk-Around Right Wing Root, Pack and Lower Fuselage

Right Wing Root, Pack and Lower Fuselage


The ATC 2 antenna

Exterior Inspection

However, the light in the forward and aft cargo


The Cargo Compartment Access Panel allows
door openings come without a lens cover.
you to enter the forward cargo compartment
Ram Air Deflectorfrom
Door
..
the passenger
cabin. This panel isExtended
or cracked lens cover must be
located on the right hand side Aofmissing
the passenger
th
th
Pack and Pneumatic
...
replaced
orSecured
the light bulb must be
cabin Access
near the 10Doors
(737-6/700)
13 (737shown here. (MEL 33.04)
8/900) window cutout row E,removed,
below theasfloor
Probes, sensors, ports,
vents
and
drains
..
Check
carpet.
Ground Pneumatic Connection (into right
Exterior Lights
Check
Before
Do not enter the cargo compartment in case
of closing-up the cargo
Pneumatic Manifold Duct). This connection
compartment,
make sure you
a (spurious) smoke/fire warning. The panel is
is located on the Check
right-hand side of the
Leading Edge Flaps
.
dont forget
about
him
installed for the event that luggage
blocking
(400)
Auxiliary
FuelisTank Vent Inlet
airplane is
because
the
ground
engineer
the cargo door handle.
headset-connected on the same side.

Additional Information

With hydraulic system B unpressurized, the


LE Krueger flaps may droop.
Antennas Check
Never grasp a LE Flap with your hands,
Cargo Hold Lighting..Check
because the flaps slam upwards if yourLens
fellow
pilot on
the sure
flightthere
deck is
pressurizes
system
Make
no protective
coverB !
(NG) Cargo Hold Access Panel
on the static ports.
Protective covers areMake
installed
also for
sure the inlet is free of FOD,
(CL) Auxiliary Fuel Tank Vent..
Thesemaintenance,
4 flat antennas are
several reasons, including
including
stowed
away Light
by
(NG) clothing
Retractable
Landing
the
Radio
Altimeter
1
and
2
painting, washing
or
to
protect
the
inlet
Groundground
Pre-conditioned
Connection
personnel Air
on a
hot summer
day. (into the
Antenna
VHF (Pack)
Transmitter
and Receiver
against insects
during
a stopover.
Main
Distribution
Manifold).
The
connection
located
Detail
of the Ground
Pneumatic
(CL) COMM 2 isConnection
on the left-hand
sideon
of the
the(NG)
airplane,
since
(Pack)
left-hand
side
COMM
3 the airports
air-conditioning system is integrated into the jetway.

What are you looking for


along this side ?
(5 items)

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


The Walk-Around Airconditioning Bay

Airconditioning Bay

Ram Air Inlets

While we are here, lets take a brief look


inside the airconditioning bay.
The airconditioning bays are located
on each side of the wing roots, forward
of the main wheel well.
The air-cycle machine
The Water Separator

The right pack heat


exchangers.

Air conditioning Outlet


Outlets

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


The Walk-Around Number 2 Engine

Number 2 Engine
Exterior Inspection

Access Panels
Latched
If you notice
an engine oil leakage
during the pre-flight exterior
Probes, sensors, ports, vents and drains inspection,
.. Check
call maintenance.
The maximum allowed number of
Fan Blades, Probes and Spinner
Check
drops per minute differs by engine
type andStowed
by engine section.
Thrust Reverser ...
Exhaust area and Tailcone .. Check
Additional Information

Alignment of these black indicator


strips indicate proper
of to call
You stowage
dont need
Generator Drive Oil system
the left and right thrust
reverserfor missing bolts.
maintenance
sleeve.
These
holes
areframe
used
Oil leakage....Check
within
limit
A
view
into
the
fromtothe rear
If you
focus
on engine
this
the the
nose
cone.
with
the
reverser
deployed
for 5detach
seconds,
engine
Caution
for hot (open).
surfaces
fan starts toafter
rotate
recent flight

What are you looking for


at this location ?
(5 items)

A small puddle T12


of oilTotal
in the
engine
Inlet
Temperature Sensor
exhaustThe
plugoil
is level
acceptable.
You willhas
notice
the top of a red locking
indication
a different
A large puddle
may
cause
heavy
smoke
pin
here
if
the
reverser
is dispatched
scale for the left and right engine
and exceptionally
a
tail
pipe
fire
up
to
inoperative
because of the wing
dihedral(locked).
10 minutes after engine shutdown.

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


The Walk-Around Right Wing and Leading Edge

Right Wing and Leading Edge


Picture of cold soaked fuel frost on lower
wing surface. This picture is taken after
Exterior Inspection
descent
Dont call maintenance to
in VMC and landing at an airfield with
report holesLatched
in the leading
Access Panels
ambient temperature Defined
above 35
C / 95 F !!fuel
cold-soaked
edge ! These holes serve
Also notice there is no
ice
on
the
flaps ! (NG)
frost area painting
as wing anti-icing
air outlet !
Leading Edges Flaps and Slats .
Check

Fuel Measuring Sticks .. Flush and secure


Wing Surfaces .. Check
Fuel Tank Vent . Check

(NG) Do you recall the Cold soaked Fuel Frost Limits ?


The defueling bay door cannot be
Additional Information
closed if the defueling valve is open.
Lower Wing :
Max. 3 mm or 1/8 inch
anti-icing
This valve is Wing
manually
operated
Only
on the wing itself,
not
on
the
Wing Anti-Ice Exhaust
.
air supply
duct
by a handle (shown
here).
flight controls, LE/TE Flaps/Slats
What are you looking
and not for
on winglets.

along the leading edge


Max. 1,5 mm
or
inch
that1/16
Flame
Arrestor Pressure
of the right wingOAT
?> 0CCheck
or Poppet
32F is flush with the wing
Valve

Upper Wing :

(5 items)

skin.
No visiblelower
moisture
If the valve is popped wing inwards, it
Only within
painted
area
mustthe
be reset
by maintenance.
Similar on both wings (!)

LE slats actuator

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


The Walk-Around Right Wing Tip and Trailing Edge

Right Wing Tip and Trailing Edge


Exterior Inspection

Picture (NG) : The deflection of


the flight spoilers deploy is less than
Position and Strobe Lights ...
the groundCheck
spoilers.
On NG with the SFP (Short Field
Static Discharge Wicks .
Check
Performance)
option installed, the
deflection angle is further increased.

Aileron and TE Flaps . Check


Additional Information

Any and
idea Ground
about the
number
of static
Flight
Spoilers
dischargers installed on each wing ?
Main Wing :

4
MEL 33-11 is rather complicated due to

What
are (with
you blended
lookingwinglets)
for plastic
different
Main Wing
: lenses
2 (single or dual)
and winglets installed or not.
at this location ?
As a general rule at least one red and
Horizontal Stabilizer :

(3 items)

Vertical Stabilizer :

one green navigation


3 light must operate
for night flight.
This picture shows a 737-800 with a
4 blended winglets.
dual plastic lens and

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


The Walk-Around Right Main Gear

Right Main Gear


Exterior Inspection

Tires, Brakes and Wheels ... Check


Gear Strut, Actuators and Doors Check
Gear Pin .. As needed
Refer to your company manuals
Hydraulic Lines .
Secure
and procedures for tire wear limits
Additional Information

or call maintenance.
As a general rule, the strut should be
extended by 3 fingers with passengers
and fuel loaded.
If one brake wear indicator pin

Brake Temperature.

is missing, the brake can stay


in service if operation of the
The aircraft
can be pin
dispatched
with
remaining
satisfactory.
Parking
brakes is
must
set in order to check
one, two Iforaall
main landing
pinthree
iswear
broken,
just consider
the brake
indicator
pins.
gear doors
missing.
Refer
to the
it
missing
(NG

option)
With one or both brake pins flush, the
DDG-CDL
forTemp
fuel penalties
and
Brake
on
the
brakes
can display
still handle
oneMFD
rejected takeoff.
maintenance actions.
According to the Maintenance Manual AMM
32-41 you may not leave with a flush pin.
Check your company SOP.

What are you looking for


at the right main landing gear ?
(4 items)

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


The Walk-Around Right Main Wheel Well

Right Main Wheel Well


When the hydraulic fluid return filter is
Exterior Inspection
red adifferential
Thisclogged,
may looka like
hydraulic pressure
fluid
indicator
will
appear
on top of the filter
leak
TheisMLG
uplock
uses over(if OAT
above
2 C mechanism
36 F).
APU Fire Control Handle ....
Up
(NG)
If
the
fitting
is broken,
what
you
an call
center
locking
keep
the
main landing
TheHowever,
flight
If you
can
notice
be dispatched
thesee
redtohere
indicator,
withisboth
the
associated
anti-corrosive
protection
compound
gear
up
and lights
locked.
Two
springs landing
hold thegear
main
wheel
maintenance
well (dome)
inoperative
(NG as installed) NGS light
...
Check
cannot
be
raised
after takeoff.
Anyway,uplock
if therehook
is any
in doubt,
the up and locked position.
call maintenance.
Wheel Well ..
Check
It has happened that
a spring disappeared
However, on (CL) an inoperative inspection
in flight (if you found it in your garden,
flood light is a NOGO for night flight !
The FCOM does not specify what to check,
please return to company)
(two installed one for each gear)

so here are some suggestions :

- General condition (no loose cables, no fluid leaks)


- Hydraulic System Quantity, Pressure and Filters
- Landing Gear Up-Lock system
Verify that both the Fire Handle and the
What
you looking
for System
- (CL)are
Landing
Gear Viewing
Bottle Discharge Switch are safety wired.
in the Right Main Wheel Well ?
- (NG) Loose Thread Frangible Fitting
Verify that the operability green indicator

(6 items)

light is illuminated, unless the NGS is


dispatched inoperative.

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


The Walk-Around Right Main Wheel Well

Inside the Main Wheel Well


There is a relatively large empty space
Additional Information
next to and aft of each flap transmission.
The F/O
Flight
Control
spoiler
quadrant,
It can
even
hide
stowaway.
The aSpoiler
Mixer,Always
mounted
through
cables
connected
with
the
F/O
The
handle
on
the
forward
side
worth
a double
check
on the forward wall. should be
A short guided tour inside
flight deck
control
wired
andwheel
pointing upwards. The handle is
for maintenance only. If the handle is rotated,
the Main Wheel Well :
the engine reverser is de-activated
(NG) This is the center
tank boost pump.
The CAPT Flight Control aileron quadrant,You can find six of these
through cables connected with the Captains
mounted in the forward
This
is the system
A EMDP
TE Flaps
hydraulic
motor and
the
flight deck control The
wheel
wall.
(Electric
Motor
Pump).
alternate electric
motor
are Driven
integrated
in the same housing on the aft wall of
the wheel well. Both motors drive the
TE flaps through common orange/black
Mounted on the
forward
part
painted
shafts.
Thisofis the system
B EMDP
Hydraulic
system B
the keel beam, this is the (Electric
PTU. Motor
Drivenpneumatic
Pump).
reservoir
The systemair
B EDP
(Engine
pressure indicator
Driven Pump) is located in
The accumulator brake
Engine 2 of course.
pressure
indicator
(NG) TE Flap Transmission
: is
this
This
theunit
Thrust
Reverser
Control Valve
The Standby
hydraulic
system
reservoir
transmits powerisfrom
the
orange/black
for
Engine
2.
located on the center keel beam.
torque shaft to the
flaps is
for(NG).
that side.
ThisTE
picture
Hydraulic system B
So, there are two of these beasts
Pressure Module
installed in the wheel well.

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


The Walk-Around Right Aft Fuselage

Right Aft Fuselage


Exterior Inspection

Doors and Access Panels . Latched


Negative Pressure Relief Door ..
Closed
(NG) Aft Cargo Compartment
Outflow Valve .
Check
Behind
this bulkhead is the toilet
Antenna
VHF
waste tank and
the compressor.
Probes, sensors, ports, vents and drains .. Check (CL) COMM 3
APU Air Inlet Open (NG) COMM 2
(CL) APU Fire Bottle ..... Check

WhatInformation
are you looking
Additional

(CL) Verify that the Squib Discharge disc (yellow)


and the Bottle Overpressure disc (red) are in place

for
along the aft fuselage ?
On recent delivered (NG) theThe
main
water service panel is located on

Toilet Waste System..


outflow valve comes with teeth
to side (NG) left side (CL) of
the right
Verify
the
cargo
compartment
reduce aerodynamic noise. the airplane. entry
This picture is (NG).
VHF
Comm
Antenna..
for
any
dents
The
toilet
service
panel is located on
(6 items - NG) (7 items CL)
the opposite side, with an extra toilet
access panel in the front (CL).

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


The Walk-Around Tail

Tail

APU Cooling Air Inlet

Exterior Inspection

Vertical Stabilizer and Rudder .... Check


Horizontal Stabilizer and Elevator .. Check
Elevator Feel Probes Check
(400-800-900) Tail Skid ... Check
Static Discharge Wicks .... Check
Strobe Light Check
APU Cooling Air Inlet and Exhaust Outlet . Check

What are you looking for


around the tail ?
(8 items)

APU Exhaust Outlet

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


The Walk-Around Tail

Tail

Location of the VOR/LOC antenna

Additional Information
The famous Stab
trim jackscrew
Light

Logo
Horizontal Stabilizer-to-Body Sliding Seals
Antenna HF and VOR
Now, lets take a look, where you have
never been before, inside the tail cone :

The
APU
inletsteering
door as cables,
seen from the
The
rudder
inside.
This
here
is
the
connected to the flightelectric
deck door
actuator.
rudder pedals.

Stabilizer Trim system ..


APU Inlet Door system .
Location of the HF antenna
APU Fire Extinguisher system .
If the upper or lower seal is
The electric Stab trim
actuator
missing,
call maintenance.
Other
When dispatched with the
seal removed, apply the
performance weight penalties
(NG) The
logo
is powered
from
thelight
DDG
/ CDL. from
The Stab trim Main
control
cable
drum.
Bus 1. Hence the logo lights
The
cables
are
connected
to the
do
not
with the CAB/UTIL
The aft pressure bulkhead isilluminate
flight
deck
manual
trim
wheels.
switch
OFF!
hemispheric on 737-100
thruin800
and flat on the 900

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


The Walk-Around Left side

Left side
Differences with Right Side

Left Aft Fuselage :


(NG) Waste Compressor Vent
Left Main Wheel Well :
Fire Discharge Bottles

As a general rule both pressure


indicators should point upwards.
They may tend slightly to the left
When you return to the flight deck,
onoften,
cold days and slightly to the right
take a look atCheck
these drains. Very
.
on hot days as pressure inside the
the drains are clogged !
bottles changes with OAT.
These drains guide away rain water

that has entered the cabin through the


associated door. A clogged drain may
cause rain water to seep into the E&E,
....
Check
causing damage
to electronics.

Additional Information

Entry / Service Door Floor Drains

During the exterior inspection


you may notice the sound of
the vacuum compressor
when the cabin crew flushes
.
the Check
toilets.

What additional items


will you be checking
on the left side of the airplane ?
(2 items - NG) (1 item CL)

A malfunctioning air/waste
separator may direct waste
to the air outlet i.s.o. towards
the waste tank
So here is a good advice :
stay away from this hole !

Cold Weather Operations


Exterior Inspection Supplementary Procedures

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


Cold Weather Operations

Pay extra attention to the following items :

Surfaces Check
Control Balance Cavities Check
Pitot Probes and Static ports . Check
Air Conditioning Inlets and Exits Check
Engine Inlets . Check
Fuel Tank Vents ... Check
Landing Gear Doors .... Check
APU Air Inlets ... Check

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


Cold Weather Operations

Some Pictures :

Clear ice on the leading edge

Ice formation on the engine fan


after a short taxi time

Ice formation in the engine inlet


Ice formation on the pitot tubes

Top 10 Blunders !

In fact, we can as well start with


this classic one :
Tools or an oil can accidentally
left behind in the main wheel well
by maintenance personnel.

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


Top 10 Blunders

Number 10

How about these 3 tools?

General condition OK ?

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


Top 10 Blunders

Number 9

A large dent in the fuselage may


easily go unnoticed

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


Top 10 Blunders

Number 8

Dont tell me
I didnt warn you !

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


Top 10 Blunders

Number 7

OK, whats wrong here ?

(NG) The main gear frangible fitting


may never be used to attach the fuel
truck ground wiring cable !

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


Top 10 Blunders

Number 6

There is no potential danger that the door opens


in flight when the Z-Handle is not correctly stowed.
However, you will probably experience additional
ambient noise in flight

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


Top 10 Blunders

Number 5

OK, whats wrong here ?

This rod is broken, so you will be flying with


the right nose wheel well door open

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


Top 10 Blunders

Number 4

During the walk-around in heavy rain,


you may perhaps not be looking upwards
and these missing access panels from the
Horizontal Stabilizer may go unnoticed
Furthermore, always pay extra attention to
access panels when the airplane is being
returned from maintenance.

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


Top 10 Blunders

Number 3

Anything wrong here ?

(CL) While the gear pin may have


drawn your attention, you should also
have noticed that the red painting
is missing and/or covered with
lubricating oil This is a NOGO !

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


Top 10 Blunders

Number 2
This engine looks in good shape ?

You caught a bird into the N2


compressor during landing.
This may go unnoticed, especially
during a night time walk-around
without carrying a flash-light

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection


Top 10 Blunders

Number 1

The (smaller) main wheel of a Boeing 737-500


mounted on the Boeing 737-400
So, always take a look to the wheels !

And our Number 1 winner


today is ???

The Boeing 737 Exterior Inspection

the end
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Have a
safe
flight !
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