Aviation Partners Boeing officially launched its 767-300ER blended winglet program this week, saying it has firm orders for 68 shipsets from three airlines on three continents. It expects US FAA certification in the fourth quarter of 2008. AVP said the winglets, available for both passenger and freighter versions, are worth 350,000 gal. in annual fuel savings per aircraft, a payload improvement of up to 12,000 lb. and a range increase of up to 360 nm. APB President and CEO John Reimers said ...

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