Split scimitar winglets unveiled for BBJ family

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Split scimitar winglets are now standard on new BBJs. The BBJ, a business jet based on the next-generation 737 family, is the first business jet to offer the split scimitar winglets as a standard feature. The split scimitar winglets – designed, developed and certified by Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) – will also be offered for retrofit on in-service BBJs by Aviation Partners (API).

The split scimitar winglet takes the existing blended winglet and adds a scimitar tip and downward strake. Boeing Business Jets says the split scimitar winglet gives the BBJ family up to 2.2% more range on a 6,000 nautical mile mission.

June 1, 2015

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Izzy has been part of the Business Jet Interiors International team since its second issue, and the editor since 2011. She also edits Auditoria, Railway Interiors International and Winter Sports Technology International. Outside of work, Izzy is rediscovering her love of art by learning how to paint with watercolors.

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