Aviation Week Takes A NASA Core Icing Research Flight

Credit: Guy Norris/AW&ST
The warm subtropical waters of the Gulf of Mexico in late summer may seem an unusual place to hunt for a rare form of atmospheric icing, but this is prime research territory for NASA and the agency’s highly instrumented DC-8 aircraft. Searching for super-cold conditions from the sweltering heat of a...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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