Load Alleviation Gets Winglets Onto Cessna CJs

Drag-reducing winglets are so commonplace today that aircraft without them are often viewed as having old technology. But not all aircraft need winglets—or can accept them. Winglets reduce lift-induced drag, but so does extending the wing span. Winglets work best where span is constrained, to fit a...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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