November 9, 2009

Hawaiian Airlines Receives First Wingletted 767

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Written by: Phil Derner Jr.
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In yet another addition to the interesting aircraft that LAX will see, Hawaiian Airlines has received its first Boeing 767-300ER with winglets. They expect to have at least eight of their 767 aircraft retro-fitted with the airflow-improving devices by next Summer.

Joining nearly a dozen airlines that have so far received winglets on 767s, Hawaiian is one-upping some of them by skipping a plain winglet and painting their trademark hibiscus flowers on the outside of them.

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Phil Derner Jr.
Phil Derner founded NYCAviation in 2003. A lifetime aviation enthusiast that grew up across the water from La Guardia Airport, Phil has aviation experience as a Loadmaster, Operations Controller and Flight Dispatcher. He owns and operates NYCAviation and performs duties as an aviation expert through writing, consulting, public speaking and media appearances. You can reach him by email or follow him on Twitter.




 
 

 

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