Aircraft Maintenance

The Blended Winglet Performance Enhancement System requires only minimal additional maintenance beyond the normal routine maintenance required for Boeing commercial aircraft.

  • No impact to existing thresholds
  • All new structure designed to original DSO
  • Similar inspections intervals and methodology to other wing primary structural elements
  • System, zonal and structural inspection requirements fall within baseline maintenance intervals
  • On average, Blended Winglets add 39 hours of planned maintenance per six years