Tag Archives: winglet

Southwest Scimitars and the Inaccuracy of Online Truths

Online forums can be a great source of information.  They can also be full of rubbish.  With the introduction of the split scimitar tips on the 737 fleets, Southwest was an early adopter on their 800 series jets.  However, I … Continue reading

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What, No Winglets?

There is not a huge amount of variation in airliners these days so coming across something a little different is usually a moment of interest.  While the name Alaska Airlines might suggest an airline focused on Alaska, it is actually … Continue reading

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Scimitars on the 737-700

When APB launched their Scimitar winglet retrofit program, they picked up a number of customer pretty quickly.  I was soon seeing them fitted across the 800 and 900 series 737s of a number of operators.  United and Alaska both seem … Continue reading

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A Very Pleasant VC-32 Surprise

You go to Red Flag with the goal of seeing a lot of different combat aircraft. However, Nellis is a regular base and has other traffic. You don’t always see something during the course of a mission launch but sometimes … Continue reading

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Scimitar Tips

Aviation Partners Boeing has been very effective over the years in getting their technology into mainline airline service. The winglets they developed for the Boeing 737 have been very widely adopted with installations on 300 Series, 700 Series, 800 Series … Continue reading

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