"We Freeze to Please": A History of NASA's Icing Research Tunnel and the Quest for Flight Safety

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We Freeze to Please: A History of Nasa's Icing Research Tunnel and the Quest for Flight Safety - Administration, National Aeronautics and, and Leary, William M
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The formation of ice on wings and other control surfaces of airplanes is one of the oldest and most vexing problems that aircraft engineers and scientists continue to face. While no easy, comprehensive answers exist, the staff at NASAs Icing Research Tunnel (IRT) at the Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has done pioneering work to make flight safer for experimental, commercial, and military customers. The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) initiated government research on aircraft icing in the 1930s at its ...

We Freeze to Please: A History of Nasa's Icing Research Tunnel and the Quest for Flight Safety 2013, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781493600519

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