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In the distance you see a 50 year old split winglet design on a 30 year old MD-11.
In the foreground you see the present and the future of winglets.
Tamarack® Aerospace Group, Inc. announced today that it received U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) for its Active Winglet system for the Cessna CJ business jet. The FAA PMA follows the FAA STC validation granted December, 2016.
N52ET, Tamarack’s CJ3 Active Winglet testbed flew from Sandpoint, ID (KSZT) to San Angelo, TX (KSJT), in just 3 hours 14 minutes. The pilot reported the winglets’ performance was, “Everything I expected!”
Flight test engineer Hal Gates, commented, “Flight testing went very smoothly, with no surprises. All the data is consistently positive, and all in line with expectations. I’ve been very happy with the flight tests on this airplane, and especially this latest set.”
(Sandpoint, Idaho, January 3rd, 2017) - Tamarack Aerospace Group, Inc. announced today that it received U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its Active Winglet system for the Cessna CJ business jet. The FAA STC follows the validation of the European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA) STC granted Dec 23, 2015.
Tamarack Aerospace’s CJ3 & CJ3+ Active Winglet certification proceeds on schedule.
Nick Guida, President of Tamarack, Hal Gates, Flight Test Engineer, and Tomasz Siebert, Flutter Engineer, prepare to depart Coeur d’Alene, ID (KCOE) for Waco, Texas (KPWG) and warmer climes
“We had a chance to test out the (ATLAS) system on the Citation CJ that has been used for the certification effort. The performance improvements are simply mind-blowing.” - Pia Bergqvist, Executive Editor of Flying magazine in the December 2016 issue of Flying.
VIDEO: Brian Rowser, a pilot with more than 2000 hours in CJ3s, talks about a recent 2043nm flt. from Sandpoint, ID to Orlando, FL.in a CJ3.
GVT (Ground Vibration Testing) Tamarack Aerospace’s Active Winglet equipped CJ3, N52ET