Retrofittable Anti-Icing Could Expand UAV Use

Credit: Battelle
U.S. research and development organization Battelle is ready to flight-test a carbon-nanotube coating that can protect unmanned and general-aviation aircraft from icing with a low weight penalty and power consumption, enabling operation in adverse weather. Icing protection is rare in unmanned...

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