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winglet

[′wiŋ·lət]
(aerospace engineering)
A small, nearly vertical surface mounted at the tip of an aircraft wing to decrease drag resistance.
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APB has now developed and certified the Split Scimitar Winglet System for all commercial variants of the Boeing Next-Generation 737, including the: 737-700, 737-800, 737-900, 737-900ER and Boeing Business Jets.
Canadian holiday travel carrier Air Transat will be adding the Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) Split Scimitar Winglets to its fleet of Next Generation 737-800 aircraft.
To get more efficiency with just an upper winglet, you have to add more height to the top the winglet.
API) is the world leader in advanced Winglet technology.
Hapag-Lloyd has ordered 26 Blended Winglet shipsets for retrofit while Air Berlin has ordered 16 retrofit Blended Winglet shipsets.
The company has sold over 2000 blended winglet shipsets, upgrading more than half of the world fleet of Boeing 737-700's/800's.
Aviation Partners' designed Winglets are now flying on more than 6,100 individual jet airplanes, and more than 20 airplane types worldwide.
API and APB are studying additional airframe development programs for Blended Winglets and Split Scimitar Winglets, as well as radical new Winglet technologies for the future.
has announced that Southwest Airlines has placed order for 85 of its split scimitar winglets for the Texas carrier s 737-800 airplanes.
A United 737-800 jet retrofitted with the new Split Scimitar Winglet took its maiden test flight A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft retrofitted with the new Split Scimitar Winglet took its maiden test flight Tuesday July 16 in Everett, Wash.
We want to get our Blended Winglet technology on as many airplanes as possible to save as much fuel as possible.
Hawker 800SP Blended Winglet program will soon become a reality with FAA certification expected in the next 30 days.