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October 2012

The Falcon 50 Redefined

API Blended Winglets Certified for Falcon 50 Series Orlando, USA. October 29, 2012 – Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) confirmed today that U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for its High Mach Blended Winglets on Falcon 50 series aircraft was received on September 18, 2012. Certification of the Winglets represents the culmination…

October 2012

Aviation Partners’ Split Scimitar Blended Winglet

First Flight of Innovative New Winglet Design Orlando, USA. October 29, 2012 – Seattle-based Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) announced that it recently test flew its futuristic Split Scimitar Blended Winglet, and the results were fantastic. The Split Scimitar Blended Winglet is a follow-on design of API’s proven technology. The Split Winglet features the addition of…

September 2012

API Blended Winglets Certified for Falcon 50 Series

Seattle, USA. September 18, 2012 – Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) announced today that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted Supplemental Type Certificate approval for its High Mach Blended Winglets on the Falcon 50 series aircraft. European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval is expected to follow shortly. Certification of the Winglets represents the culmination of…

May 2012

THE FALCON 50 REDEFINED First Falcon 50 with Blended Winglets at EBACE

(Geneva, Switzerland – May 12, 2012) – Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) announced that the first Falcon 50 equipped with Blended Winglets has arrived in Geneva and will be on static display at the 12th annual EBACE convention. The aircraft is taking a break from Winglet certification flight testing, which started just a few weeks ago,…

April 2012

Aviation Partners, Inc. Appoints Gary Dunn Vice President of Sales and Marketing

(Seattle – April 18, 2012) – Joe Clark, Founder and CEO of Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) announced today the promotion of Gary Dunn to Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Dunn joined API in the mid-1990s to support the Gulfstream II Blended Winglet program, and moved to the sales team in 2001. Dunn has over…

March 2012

API Receives EASA Approval for Falcon 900 Series Winglets

(Seattle – March 12, 2012) – Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) announced that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) granted Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for its High Mach Blended Winglets on Falcon 900 Series aircraft on March 8, 2012. The initial FAA STC was issued on September 2, 2011. Certification of the Winglets represents the…

January 2012

3 Billion Gallons of Jet Fuel Saved

Seattle, Washington, USA. January 16, 2012 – Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) announced that as of 2:56 pm PST on Sunday, January 15, 2012 its unique patented* Blended Winglet Technology has saved the worlds commercial and business aircraft operators an estimated three billion gallons of jet fuel. This represents a global reduction in CO2 emissions of…

November 2011

Canadian Approval for Falcon 900 Series Winglets

Seattle, USA. November 28, 2011 – Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) confirmed today that Transport Canada granted Canadian Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for its High Mach Blended Winglets on the Falcon 900 Series late last week. FAA STC was received in September and EASA approval is expected imminently. “We will install Winglets on our first…

October 2011

Aviation Partners® High-Mach Blended Winglets™ Certified for the Falcon 900 Series

Fast Facts Range increase: Up to 5% at Mach .80 7%+ at LRC Improved climb: Higher initial cruise altitude Faster climb to altitude Installation Downtime: Approximately 4 weeks Authorized installers include: Duncan Aviation BTL & LNK Hawker Pacific Asia XSP Midcoast Aviation CPS Standard Aero IAH & SPI TAG Aviation GVA West Start Aviation ALN…

October 2011

Aviation Partners Now Shipping Scimitar Tip Blended Winglets for Hawker 800 Series Aircraft

Las Vegas, USA. October 9, 2011 – Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) announced today that it has started shipping the new Scimitar Tip Blended Winglets for Hawker 800 series aircraft. The patented scimitar tip, first announced at NBAA 2010, is an aerodynamic change to the tip-cap of the existing Blended Winglet. This revolutionary improvement is the…

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