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911 Oval Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695

April 2019

SEMINAR: Aircraft Icing – Issues and Challenges

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
EB3 2207, 911 Oval Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695

Abstract: Ice forms on aircraft not just during flights on snowy days but also on hot and humid summer days. The ice formed is transparent, so the pilot doesn’t know when it happens, and it can happen very quickly, forming complicated ice shapes that not only will reduce lift but also the angle of attack at which stall occurs. Even if lift can still sustain flight, uneven ice buildup on the two wings can produce flight control problems. Ice also…

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