Date: 08 Aug 97 05:41:17 From: email@example.com (Kim Hackett) Organization: Your Organization References: 1 2 3 4
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In article <airliners.1997.1653@ohare.Chicago.COM>, jf mezei <"[non-spam]jfmezei"@videotron.ca> says: >k_ish wrote: >> Also, the efficiency improvement from winglets is only fully realized at >> high altitude sustained cruise. Although winglets yield an efficiency >> increase at any altitude/airspeed, this improvement does not offset the >> weight and manufacturing penalties C. Marin describes. > >What about the other extreme of the 747-400, the Canadair Regional jet The Beech 1900D has winglets. It is designed for even shorter hops than the CRJ.