Boeing 737-3T0 N12349 (c/n 23587)
Having gained experiencve with the ex-People
Express Frontier Airlines 737s, Continental went ahead
and ordered 65 new series 300s in 1987. This is where the 737
started to lose its "Fat Albert" shape.
length, coupled with the CFM56-3B-2 turbofans in oval-section nacelles
set forward of the
larger dorsal fin, gave it a totally different appearance. The
airline still operates some 50 of
model. The above shot by Reid Antonacchio was taken at Miami
International in November of
2005. Note navigation beacon under the center-section.