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November 2016 • Press Release

Composite Morphing Wing Flap Shown at NBAA

Aviation Week’s Rupa Haria took the below video of a wing-morphing “flexfoil” demonstrator that winglet specialist Aviation Partners Inc. (Seattle, Wash.) and joint-venture partner FlexSys (Ann Arbor, Mich.) displayed at the 2016 National Business Aviation Association show (Nov. 1-2, Orlando). The demo illustrates how the airfoil shape could change in flight to boost performance over… Read more »

November 2016 • Press Release

FlexSys and Aviation Partners Display Morphing Wing

This article was originally featured in Aviation Week  Winglet specialist Aviation Partners Inc. (API) and joint-venture partner FlexSys are working with an undisclosed customer to retrofit an aircraft with the first commercial morphing wing. The potentially game-changing aerodynamic innovation has wide-ranging implications for performance-boosting retrofits of existing business jets or clean sheet designs, and made its first appearance… Read more »

April 2016 • Press Release

6 Billion Gallons of Jet Fuel Saved

Seattle, WA April 12, 2016 – Aviation Partners®, Inc. (API) in conjunction with Aviation Partners Boeing (APB), API’s joint venture with The Boeing Company, announced that as of 7:45 pm PDT today its unique Blended Winglet™ Technology has saved the worlds commercial and business jet operators an estimated six billion gallons of jet fuel; representing… Read more »

April 2016 • Press Release

BBJ Split Scimitar™ Winglets – The Perfect Upgrade for the Airplane that has Everything

Shanghai, China – April 12, 2016… Aviation Partners®, Inc. (API) announced that less than a year after the initial FAA STC was granted for Split Scimitar Winglets (SSWs) on BBJ aircraft, there are already eight of the type wearing this revolutionary new Winglet technology. That’s in addition to almost 700 Next-Generation Boeing 737 airliners retrofitted by Aviation… Read more »

July 2015 • Press Release

Split Scimitar™ Winglets EASA Approved for the Boeing Business Jet

NEWS RELEASE Split Scimitar™ Winglets EASA Approved for the Boeing Business Jet Seattle, USA. July 31, 2015… Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) announced today that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) recently granted Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for the Split Scimitar Winglet (SSW) retrofit on BBJ aircraft. The approval was granted to Aviation Partners Boeing… Read more »

June 2015 • Press Release

5 Billion Gallons of Jet Fuel Saved

Seattle, Washington, USA. June 5, 2015 – Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) announced that as of 12:15 am PDT today its unique Blended Winglet Technology has saved the worlds commercial and business jet operators an estimated five billion gallons of jet fuel. This represents a global reduction in CO2 emissions of over 107 billion lbs (or… Read more »

May 2015 • Press Release

Split Scimitar™ Winglets Certified for the Boeing Business Jet

May 18, 2015… Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) announced today that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently granted Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for the Split Scimitar Winglet (SSW) retrofit on BBJ aircraft. European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval is expected to follow shortly. The approval was granted to Aviation Partners Boeing (APB), a joint… Read more »

May 2014 • Press Release

API Announces Latest Upgrade for BBJs Split Scimitar Winglets

Geneva, Switzerland. May 19, 2014… Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) is here at EBACE to discuss the latest upgrade for BBJs, the new Split Scimitar Winglets (SSWs). The SSWs, recently certified for the 737-800 (including BBJ2) by Aviation Partners Boeing (APB), API’s joint venture with the Boeing Company, are already in-service with a number of major… Read more »

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Events

February 2, 2022

NBAA Miami-Opa Locka Regional Forum

Opa-Locka, FL

May 3-5, 2022

NBAA Maintenance Conference

San Antonio, TX

May 23-25, 2022

EBACE

Geneva, Switzerland

June 22, 2022

NBAA White Plains Regional Forum

White Plains, NY

October 18-20, 2022

NBAA-BACE

Orlando, FL

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