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October 2006

Department of Defense to Purchase “Blended Winglets” for C-32s (Boeing 757-200)

Democrats and Republicans Work Together to Performance Enhance Presidential Fleet   *** Andrews Air Force Based C-32s will fly farther, and more efficiently, with “Blended Winglets” *** October 16, 2006, Seattle WA. – The Department of Defense spending bill recently signed into law by President George W. Bush included $5 million to outfit the Air…

May 2006

Technology reshaping Aviation Partners’ winglets

New wingtip technology that “will raise eyebrows” is being developed by Aviation Partners and may be revealed at the EBACE show this week. Declining to reveal details ahead of time, chief executive Joe Clark told EBACE Convention News a few weeks ago that satisfactory completion of flight testing could permit him to announce the novel…

April 2006

Hawker 800 and 800XP Operators Welcome Aviation Partners Blended WingletTM Technology in Europe and the Region

Over 35 800SPs and 800XP2s Now Flying with Aviation Partners Inc. Blended Winglets EASA certification achieved in Europe — move is on to Performance Upgrade in 2006! April 24, 2006 Seattle WA – Two European-based Raytheon Hawker 800XPs have been transformed to Performance Enhanced 800XP2’s with Aviation Partners, Inc. patented* Blended Winglet Technology. And, with European…

January 2006

AirMed International Orders Hawker 800 Blended Winglet™ Shipsets

“Aviation Partners Blended Winglets give us the ability to provide a high level of service at a much lower cost,” says AirMed Founder & CEO Jeff Tolbert. “The ability to fly 30 minutes farther, or 18 kts faster, make our 800SPs much more valuable and capable aircraft for international patient transport. For us, Blended Winglet Technology is an…

January 2006

Clay Lacy on Blended Winglets

“Blended Winglets™ are the Single Most Significant Aerodynamic Improvement Ever Developed for Commercial or Business Aviation,” says Clay Lacy Aviation Founder & CEO Aviation Partners Inc.® Plans to Performance Enhance 80% of Existing Hawker 800s and 800XPs Clay Lacy has been flying business jets ever since Bill Lear introduced the Learjet 23 back in the…

January 2006

Hawker 800…800XP Blended Winglet™ Systems Available Now

Upgrade Your Hawker to an 800SP or 800XP2 Today – Fly Farther, Faster, Higher with a Lower Fuel Burn and Improved Residual Value Seattle WA. January 19, 2006…NBAA Regional Forum, Boca Raton, FL. With close to 40 orders, and 23 Hawker 800SP and 800XP2 Blended Winglet Shipsets already installed and flying, Aviation Partners Inc.® patented winglet…

March 2005

Hawker 800/800XP Blended Winglet Systems Achieve Canadian Certification

Aviation Partners Inc. Looks Forward to Performance Enhancing Canadian Fleet of 800 Series Hawkers On March 7, 2005 Aviation Partners Inc. received Transport Canada (TC) certification for its Hawker 800 series Blended Winglet Systems. Hawker business jets have always been very popular in Canada and it’s anticipated that the majority of Canadian-based Hawker 800 and…

March 2005

Penta Aviation Services Becomes Canadian Install Center for Hawker 800 Series Blended Winglets

Aviation Partners Inc. R Expands Network of Blended Winglet™ Mod Centers On March 22nd Penta Aviation Services, based in Vancouver British Columbia, was named Aviation Partners Inc’s newest Blended Winglet installation center. Penta Aviation joins West Star Aviation (Grand Junction CO), Duncan Aviation, Inc. and Wing Aviation (Conroe TX) as the 4th authorized Hawker Program…

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