Aviation Partners aims to reduce wind drag

04/30/2012 | FlightGlobal.com (U.K.)

Aviation Partners is preparing to test variations of winglets as well as other technologies to reduce wind drag on aircraft. "Fuel will be the most expensive commodity next to gold, so drag-reduction improvements are going to be important," said Joe Clark, president and founder of the company. "With many of these aircraft, there's room for a 5-15% improvement in drag during cruise."

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