Boeing Business Jets Unveils Split Scimitar Winglets for BBJ Family

Split Scimitar Winglets are now standard on new BBJs (© Boeing)
Split Scimitar Winglets are now standard on new BBJs (© Boeing)

Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) announced at the European Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (EBACE) that 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) – also will be offered for retrofit on in-service BBJs by Aviation Partners Inc. (API).

The Split Scimitar Winglet gives the BBJ family up to an additional 2.2 percent of range capability on a 6,000 nautical mile mission, providing customers increased performance and flexibility. The Split Scimitar Winglet takes the existing blended winglet and adds a scimitar tip and downward strake.

The first in-service BBJ to have Split Scimitar Winglets installed is available to view at the static airplane display this week at EBACE.

Boeing Business Jets offers a wide variety of ultra-large-cabin, long range airplanes perfectly suited for the private jet market. The product line includes the BBJ and BBJ MAX family as well as Boeing widebody airplanes including the BBJ 787, 777, and 747-8.


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