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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Some of today's most modern aircraft are already implementing advances, like "bleedless architecture," which replaces traditional engine-driven pneumatic systems like wing ice protection and cabin air conditioning with more lightweight and efficient electrically driven alternatives.
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.