What are Blended Winglets*?

  • A more efficient way of introducing effective wingspan
  • An aerodynamic method used to reduce drag and improve performance
  • Blending the winglet into the wing reduces the wingtip vortex, further reducing drag and improving performance

Winglets Save Airlines Money
An Interview with Joe Clark and Jason Paur on PNR 11/22/06

* Blended Winglet Technology was patented in 1994 by Dr. Bernie Gratzer, Chief of Aerodynamics at Aviation Partners – Patent No. 5348253