aircraft icing

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aircraft icing

[′er‚kraft ′īs·iŋ]
(meteorology)
The accumulation of ice on the exposed surfaces of aircraft when flying through supercooled water drops (cloud or precipitation).
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Flemming presents this collection of technical papers on management of atmospheric icing on aircraft, presented at SAE International conferences.
GE nano coated samples significantly delay ice formation under atmospheric icing conditions
In addition to dramatically reducing ice adhesion, these surfaces now have been shown to significantly delay the onset of ice formation in simulated atmospheric icing conditions.

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