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Our growing line of advanced sustainable aviation technologies set new standards for aircraft performance, improving climb and safety while reducing fuel emissions and drag.
Tamarack SMARTWING™ Technology delivers a CO2 and range increase of up to 33% - up to five times greater than traditional winglets.
Now you can fly farther, with less impact on the environment.
Tamarack was born from a passion to make flying better and bring science-driven innovation to aircraft owners around the world. Our team makes us what we are today - passionate, inquisitive experts in our field.
Bachelor’s in Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Tech University
Nick Guida is an aerospace engineer with over 30 years of applied experience in the development of certified sustainable aerospace products, holding single pilot type ratings for the CJ525 and Phenom 100aircraft.
Guida founded Tamarack Aerospace in 2010 after he invented the ATLAS™ load alleviation system, the most effective and sustainable aftermarket modification on the market increasing rang by up to 33%. This technology is now operating on more than 150 Cessna CitationJets worldwide, with new technology currently in development. Tamarack’s expansion into the UK and continuously growing fleet exhibits Tamarack’s mission for large-scale industry sustainability reformation. Guida’s work in the aviation sustainability field is reflected in his recent new sustainability technology congressional testimony supporting the synthesis of sustainable technologies to reach industrywide carbon emission reduction goals. Guida is involved in industry collaboration with General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), ICAO, and ASTM International.
For many years, Guida held a Designated Engineering Representative (DER) appointment from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)with the unique skill sets of being authorized to show compliance in four separate areas of engineering (Structures, Loads, Damage Tolerance, and Fatigue). Guida was delegated by the FAA to create and review engineering for new and aftermarket airplane products including aftermarket passive winglets.
Guida’s extensive aerospace experience was earned through positions of increasing responsibility with several major OEMs, including Boeing, Pilatus, Aviat, Eclipse, and Quest Aircraft Companies. He founded his own consulting company in 2004, bringing his expertise and DER certifications to work on projects with Spectrum, Raytheon, SNC, API, Falcon, Hawker Beech, and more.
Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering, University of Idaho
Jacob Klinginsmith is President of Tamarack Aerospace Group, a company implementing meaningful sustainability solutions in aviation. Tamarack has developed and brought to market active winglet technology and their growing fleet of modified customer aircraft are demonstrating increased range of up to 33%.
Klinginsmith has been in the aviation industry for 15 years working as an engineer and leader in product development, FAA and EASA certification, and business development. Klinginsmith joined Tamarack Aerospace Group in 2010 and, as Chief Engineer, he spearheaded the development and certification of the ATLAS™ from the earliest stages, which was the first ever load alleviation system certified for general aviation aircraft.
President since 2019, he has been instrumental in growing Tamarack as a company while increasing the customer fleet size, expanding facilities in the Americas and the UK, and almost doubling staff during the last year to support new product development and Tamarack’s growing engineering services business.
Klinginsmith is a licensed pilot; and enjoys his participation in industry working groups who are advancing the industry and promote innovation such as General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA),ICAO, and ASTM International.
Tamarack SMARTWING™ Technology unlocks the beauty and performance of any aircraft. Discover the undeniable difference for yourself.
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Tamarack sets a new standard in sustainable aviation with immediately available, retrofittable technology that is proven to reduce CO2 and fuel burn by up to 33%.
We design, build, and install SMARTWING™ Technology at our three international Transformation Centers. With fleet training and support infrastructure through a network of Service Centers, we’re ready to help your team achieve maximum flight efficiency 24/7.
We've carefully curated our SMARTWING™ Technology to unlock the performance and sustainability potential of every aircraft. Our brand is a reflection of that attention to detail, reflecting a relentless pursuit of craftsmanship and steadfast commitment to quality.