HAECO Hong Kong announced today that it has recently completed the first split scimitar winglet modification in tandem with C Check for a Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The winglet modification was to change the blended winglets into split scimitar winglet configuration, improving fuel efficiency of the aircraft.

Being an Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) designated authorised modification centre, HAECO Hong Kong has completed over 110 winglet modifications on Boeing 737NG, 757 and 767 aircraft.

With the support from Virgin Australia and APB, HAECO Hong Kong’s experienced engineering team accomplished a smooth winglet modification process and aircraft redelivery.