BLR Aerospace chose Heritage Aviation (Booth No. 2433) of Burlington, Vt., as an authorized dealer for its King Air winglets. The winglets reduce time to climb and lower fuel burn by 3 to 5 percent. The company said they also improve climb and cruise speeds, enhance aerodynamic performance and stability and deliver safer low-speed handling qualities. <o:p></o:p>
BLR (Booth No. 8637) is displaying the winglets on a King Air C90 at the NBAA static display. Heritage Aviation has already installed the devices on its four charter King Air 90s, and mechanic Zlatan Valjevac said, “The instructions and drawings were very detailed, and BLR provided great customer support at our facility. Everything was in ready-to-paint condition, and the end result is a very modern-looking aircraft.”
BLR has delivered more than 250 sets of King Air winglets, which are standard on the Hawker Beechcraft King Air 90 GTx.