Gravel Kits: How Boeing 737s Could Land On Dirt Runways

Once upon a time, Boeing offered an optional ‘unpaved strip kit’ for its early 737 variants. Available for the 737-100 and -200 from February 1969, the kit comprised a number of modifications that would allow aircraft to safely fly in and out of airports that only had unpaved runways. No longer available for newer jets, let’s take a look at this relatively small segment of aviation.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://simpleflying.com/gravel-kits-737/
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Must have been a rough ride.

I like watching videos of older 737s land and takeoff with this kit.

Here is the video if you like watching instead of reading

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