How to start up a Boeing 737 Posted on Saturday, September 21st, 2013 at 8:58 am. PTWritten by Shawn King How to start up a Boeing 737:Not nearly as easy as strapping in and turning the key! César Parent And yet, the majority of the flight plan programming part seems to have been edited out. Great video anyway ! mK scary amount of complexity to the untrained eye. scheer And thats what she said during one night ryan Sort of reminds me of one of those ‘howtobasic’ videos. Anton For comparison sake pull up a video of tu 154 start up procedure satcomer Seems like a terrorists how to steal a flying bomb. Moeskido That’s a lot of detail for a job that pays so little. John C. Welch there’s a lot in there that’s flight related. For ground runs, it’s a bit more simple, but not by much. ’37’s older hardware.Depending on the hardware, you can get to APU start really fast. In the case of a B-1B, it’s a single big button, aka the “Alert Start” switch. http://www.airvectors.net/avb1.htmlhas a nice pic of it about a quarter of the way down the page.We never did get to see that one in action. always had to do it the hard way. Sigh. bobbb The title should be, “How to prepare for flight, in a 737”. Most of the switches and knobs they are messing with are radios, testing alarms, lights, etc. To start a jet…its like 2 buttons and a switch.