Corrosion tests of a heated wing utilizing an exhaust-gas-air mixture for ice prevention

George H. Holdaway
naca-tn-1791
Jan 1949


An investigation has been made of the extent of corrosive attack in an aluminum alloy wing employing an exhaust-gas-air mixture as a heating medium for ice prevention. The heated mixture was supplied to the wing during 45 hours of flight operations and 100 hours of intermittent ground testing.

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