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Making a wing more efficient with a winglet comes from more evenly distributing the aerodynamic loading on the wing to reduce drag; but this always introduces more bending load in the wing. In other words, the greater the benefit provided by the winglet design, the more wing load is increased.
Tamarack would like to introduce you to a revolutionary technology that changes everything you thought you knew about winglets!
The first customer installation of Tamarack Aerospace’s ATLAS™ Active Winglet system began on April 5th, 2016, on a Cessna Citation CJ aircraft owned by Swiss businessman Hugo Dobler. The installation, which is taking place at Textron Aviation’s Service Center in Zurich, will take less than three weeks…
Tamarack Aerospace Group, Inc. announced today that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) granted a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Tamarack’s ATLAS™ Active Winglet system for the Cessna (model CE525) CitationJet and its variants, the CJ, CJ1, and CJ1+. EASA certification for the Cessna M2 will follow in 2016.
For the first time in aviation history Tamarack is offering a no-compromise winglet which, without the need for structural wing reinforcement, is the most efficient winglet ever produced. Tamarack’s ‘Active Winglets’ are now certified for use on Cessna Citation 525 models, reducing the fuel burn of these aircraft by a massive 25 per cent!
A Cessna CitationJet equipped with Tamarack Aerospace’s ATLAS™ (Active Technology Load Alleviation System) - Active Winglets - made an unofficial record-breaking trip from Sand Point, Idaho, to Westchester County Airport in White Plains, N.Y., on Tuesday night.