Call them whatever you'd like, but airlines call 'winglets' money-savers

  • by: Gregory Karp Chicago Tribune
  • Updated: March 10, 2014 - 9:11 PM

Boeing calls the odd-looking upturned wingtips on aircraft “blended winglets,” Airbus calls them “sharklets” and Southwest Airlines, in ads, simply calls them “little doo-hickeys.”

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