Inflight cold-soaked fuel frost observations and analysis

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Proceedings title4th AIAA Atmospheric and Space Environments Conference 2012
Conference4th AIAA Atmospheric and Space Environments Conference 2012, June 25-28, 2012, New Orleans, LA, USA
Pages736748; # of pages: 13
SubjectAerodynamic characteristics; Frost deposition; Jet transports; Roughness effects; Deposition; Transport aircraft
AbstractObservations of occurrences of inflight cold-soaked fuel frost (CSFF) on the wings of jet transport aircraft are presented and discussed, together with weather observational records. Although potentially rare occurrences, it would appear that such inflight frost deposition is not unique. Nor are the aerodynamic characteristics of jet transport wings protected in any way, from the roughness effect of inflight frost deposition. © 2012 by The Crown in Right of Canada. Published by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc.
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AffiliationAerospace; National Research Council Canada
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NPARC number21270006
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