Aviation Partners, Inc. based in Seattle, Wash., recently announced that its unique (and trademarked) Blended Winglet and Split Scimitar Winglet technologies have saved the world’s commercial and business jet operators more than 10 billion gallons of jet fuel, resulting in a corresponding global reduction of over 105 million tons of CO2 emissions, Flying Magazine reported.
Through the company’s partnership with JV Aviation Partners Boeing, their blended and split scimitar winglet technology is now being used on several Boeing models, including the Boeing Business Jet, and some variants of 737, 757 and 767 airliners. Courtesy: Boeing.
Winglet wonders: 10 billion gallons of fuel saved
Seattle based API’s high-tech winglets have been installed on almost 9,000 commercial and business aircraft worldwide