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An Investigation of a Thermal Ice-Prevention System for a C-46 Cargo Airplane 4: Results of Flight Tests in Dry-Air and Natural-Icing Conditions

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Report presenting an investigation of a thermal ice-prevention system for a C-46 cargo airplane, which involved flight tests in dry-air and natural-icing conditions at two different laboratories. The purpose of the investigation was to determine the effectiveness of the C-46 airplane ice-prevention system and to continue the develop of thermal ice-prevention equipment. Results regarding the wing outer panel, wing tips, wing center panel, horizontal stabilizers, vertical fin, windshields, ice-removal tests, unprotected surfaces, and heat exchangers are provided.

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[112] p. : ill.

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Selna, James; Neel, Carr B., Jr. & Zeiller, E. Lewis February 1945.

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Report presenting an investigation of a thermal ice-prevention system for a C-46 cargo airplane, which involved flight tests in dry-air and natural-icing conditions at two different laboratories. The purpose of the investigation was to determine the effectiveness of the C-46 airplane ice-prevention system and to continue the develop of thermal ice-prevention equipment. Results regarding the wing outer panel, wing tips, wing center panel, horizontal stabilizers, vertical fin, windshields, ice-removal tests, unprotected surfaces, and heat exchangers are provided.

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[112] p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R22844
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930093554 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-ARR-5A03c
  • Report No.: NACA-WR-A-22
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930093554
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc279606

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  • February 1945

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Selna, James; Neel, Carr B., Jr. & Zeiller, E. Lewis. An Investigation of a Thermal Ice-Prevention System for a C-46 Cargo Airplane 4: Results of Flight Tests in Dry-Air and Natural-Icing Conditions, report, February 1945; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279606/: accessed May 23, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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