The formation of ice upon airplanes in flight

Thomas Carroll, William H. McAvoy
naca-tn-313
Aug 1929


This report describes the atmospheric conditions under which ice is formed upon the exposed parts of airplanes in flight. It identifies the formation found under different conditions, and describes some studies of preventative means.

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