bleed air

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bleed air

Compressed air bled from gas turbine engines. It can be used in an aircraft pressurization system, cabin temperature control, and deicing and anti-icing systems, as well as for boundary-layer control.
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Bombardier Aerospace announced today the completion of another milestone in the execution of its Strategic Technology program for civil aviation and a first in the aerospace industry a non-temperature restricted Bleedless Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) starting test, following a 10-hour cold soak at -40AF and using a starter/generation system and lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery system.
This agreement will reportedly allow Lufthansa Technik's component division to offer a broad portfolio of services for Hamilton Sundstrand components to Boeing 787 customers, including latest technologies like bleedless systems or liquid cooling components.
Of lesser importance is that the roll be bloomless and bleedless within the operating temperature of the copy machine.