U.S. Air Force Squadron Tests Fuel Savings From Winglets

​ Whereas commercial airlines have saved fuel by installing winglets on airliners, the U.S. military has been slow to put forward the upfront investment to install the vertical fins on the wings of its transport aircraft. But the U.S. Air Force’s 413th Flight Test Squadron is moving in that...

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