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June 12, 2024 • Blog

Connections, Organizations Propel Us Forward

Everyone in the business aviation industry appreciates the ability of aircraft to bring people together. The power to connect us also shows in the larger groups and organizations we work with; igniting passion to move us forward. Aviation Partners has long partnerships with some of the biggest and most impactful organizations in business and general… Read more »

February 21, 2024 • Blog

We’re Built on Improving Performance and Sustainability

The winglets we’ve produced for three decades are designed to improve performance. That means greater range, higher speeds and faster climbs for the Hawker, Falcon and Boeing jets fortunate enough to have them installed. Importantly, it also means lower carbon emissions and fuel burn – 7% less on Hawker 800s, for example. A commitment to… Read more »

Owners looking to install Aviation Partners’ Blended Winglets should plan now to get their priority spot in 2023 or possibly 2024.

March 30, 2023 • Blog

Make MRO Plans Now for Winglet Priority Spots

For much of the last 24 months, the market for pre-owned aircraft has boomed. That’s great news for aircraft sellers, but that’s had a trickle-down effect for aircraft owners down the line for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services. Add in more aircraft flying more hours to a system already facing supply chain and skilled… Read more »

September 19, 2022 • Blog

What to Know When You’re Installing Winglets

The decision to install Aviation Partners’ Blended Winglets is easy. It’s the modification that increases your aircraft’s performance and range while reducing its carbon footprint. To assist you once you’ve made that decision, we surveyed MROs across the country to identify the next steps for the mod and what questions you should ask before proceeding.… Read more »

December 14, 2021 • Blog

Adding Winglets Boosts Resale Value Before Any Transaction

In the early days of Aviation Partners in the 1990s, we developed and sold Winglets for just a single aircraft type – the venerable Gulfstream II. The increased performance and more modern aesthetic led to rapid acceptance within the G-II community. Our Founder Joe Clark used to say, “it’s like getting a brand-new airplane at… Read more »

September 16, 2021 • Blog, Events

Celebrating Joe

A global pandemic delayed, but could not stop a celebration of life for the legendary Joe Clark. Over 400 friends and family gathered at the Museum of Flight on Saturday evening, September 11 to pay tribute in a way befitting our founder. Which is to say there was as much laughter as tears.   The… Read more »

June 7, 2021 • Blog

Finding the Ideal Time to Install Winglets

Aviation maintenance and performance go hand in hand. Smart owners know that keeping a well-maintained aircraft means lower costs down the line and better return on their investment both in regular operations and resale options. Adding Blended Winglets is another proven way to boost performance in Dassault Falcon and Hawker aircraft. Increasing range and saving… Read more »

March 8, 2021 • Blog

Going Green: Immediate Steps You Can Take

Sustainability is more than a buzzword in aviation now – it’s the marketplace mandate. Flight-shaming has hit Europe and operators in the United States are starting to feel the pinch. Environmental criticism is coming from the public and younger potential customers. Ed Bolen, president of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), has said sustainability is… Read more »

July 6, 2020 • Blog

Downtime is Right Time for Winglet Upgrades

Business aviation travel has slowed down over the past few months due to COVID-19 concerns. That doesn’t mean all aircraft operations have ceased. In some cases, they’re picking up significantly. Maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) providers are helping aircraft owners make the most of unscheduled travel reductions to boost their aircraft’s efficiency and resale value.… Read more »

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