ap305 wrote:To the untrained eye the SSJ already looks like a very aerodynamically clean bird. These wiglets only enhance that impression...
shamrock350 wrote:I think they've literally just photoshopped some A350 winglets onto their aircraft in those images, the angles are way too similar.
It was my understanding that the winglets and LCY certification are separate things, and that the winglets are not needed for LCY capabililty. Or am I wrong?It seems airframe sn 95032 which is the LR testbed will be retrofitted and used for certification for LCY.
Static tests of Sukhoi Superjet 100 wing panel for future installation of winglets have been successfully completed.
Tests have been performed to verify the strength of the structural elements by means of application of design load to the wing and winglet mock-up with the use of special equipment. After the test object unloading no deformations or damages have been revealed demonstrating successful test completion. Test results will be taken into consideration during finalization of the report on strength of SSJ100 aircraft wing with installed saber winglet.
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