Effectiveness of thermal-pneumatic airfoil-ice-protection system

Gowan, William H., Jr., Mulholland, Donald R.
naca-rm-e50k10a
1951


Icing and drag investigations were conducted in the NACA Lewis icing research tunnel on a thermal-pneumatic de-icer mounted on a 42-inch-chord NACA 0018 airfoil. Marginal power densities for the leading-edge electrically heated area were obtained.

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