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WO/2015/060910A1
A system for detecting ice or water within an area of interest having a detection system measuring radiance or reflectance of the area of interest when exposed to shortwave infrared radiation having a wavelength in the range containing a...  
WO/2015/059489A1
An anti-icing system (303) can be provided within a chamber (212) having an exterior wall (210) of which an outer surface (301) can be subject to ice formation. The anti-icing system comprises a nozzle (213) arranged to inject hot gas wi...  
WO/2015/057340A1
A method and apparatus for heating a surface of an aircraft. A flow of air is received from a portion of an engine (220) in a tube system (300). The air flowing through the tube system (300) is heated by a heating system 302) and sent to...  
WO/2015/040376A1
The present application proposes a device and method for controlling the size of a sheet of ice which can build up on an aircraft surface as a result of icing, particularly SLD icing. In some circumstances it is possible to tolerate a bu...  
WO/2014/181186A3
A method of an embodiment includes receiving data from a sensor that is configured to supply data related to an ice layer thickness on a skin surface, calculating the ice layer thickness, comparing the ice layer thickness to a threshold ...  
WO/2015/015111A1
The invention relates to a propulsion assembly (1) for an aircraft, comprising a nacelle (3) supporting a turboreactor. Said propulsion assembly is characterised in that the nacelle comprises visual means for indicating the operating sta...  
WO/2015/013822A1
An active frost warning system for the forecasting and/or detection of active frost conditions by determining the surface or skin temperature of an active frost sensor and comparing the surface or skin temperature with outside ambient te...  
WO/2015/012910A2
A coating includes at least one coating layer containing first particles, second particles, and third particles distributed throughout a cross-linked, continuous polymer matrix. An outer surface of the coating layer includes surfaces of ...  
WO/2014/209665A1
According to some embodiments, a flow surface comprises a composite material formed of a plurality of layers of said composite, and a piezoelectric actuator located within the layers or on an outer surface of the composite material. The ...  
WO/2014/207408A1
The invention concerns device for de-icing an air inlet lip (111) of an aircraft nacelle (100), said device comprising a pre-exchanger (2), an intake means capable of taking in low-pressure air downstream from the fan (12), two high-pres...  
WO/2014/198956A1
The invention aims to make aircraft doors easier to open by preventing ice formation or, at the very least, favouring rapid breaking of the ice on the door edges connected to the skin of the fuselage. To that end, it is provided to suppl...  
WO/2014/181014A1
The invention relates to an optical sensor for detecting the presence of ice on surfaces, characterised in that it comprises: a waveguide having an optical coating with a refractive index that fulfills the relation nwater ≤ nmaterial <...  
WO/2014/176622A1
An aerospace plane (1) having an elongate body (2) supports a pair of wings (3). The wings are adapted to extend away from said body in opposing directions. A landing gear assembly is operatively associated with said body to be moveable ...  
WO/2014/172523A1
A generator with relatively high (Length/Diameter) aspect ratio, which may be mounted within the rotating mast of a helicopter, and which may generate power that is conditioned by a rotating power conditioning unit and delivered to the r...  
WO/2014/132074A3
An apparatus for detecting ice accretion on a surface (2020) comprises an electromagnetic radiation source (2014) configured in use to be positioned adjacent the surface (2020) and a detector (2012) spaced apart from the electromagnetic ...  
WO/2014/167237A1
The present invention relates to an aircraft element including a leading edge section (9) and a trailing edge section (11), said leading edge section including at least one anti-icing treatment device. Said aircraft element is characteri...  
WO/2014/148909A1
The invention pertains to the use of an ice-phobic coating layer for de-icing or anti-icing of technical aerospace equipment such as aircraft's carburettor(s), pitot tubes, engines and parts thereof, and the rotor blades and generators a...  
WO/2012/092623A3
Anti-icing methods and aerodynamic structures having laminated resistive heaters for de-icing are described. Several of the inventive aspects utilize laminated resistive heaters comprising a carbon nanotube (CNT)layer and/or capacitors t...  
WO/2014/138237A1
The current invention is directed to a self-contained electro-expulsive actuator assembly capable of being attached and operating external to an object, and methods of providing an electro-expulsive force external to an object. During op...  
WO/2014/132073A1
A detection apparatus measures liquid water content and/or ice crystal particle concentration in an airstream (4) such as the airstream (4) around an aircraft (1). A light source (3) emits a beam of light (31) along an emission path (32)...  
WO/2014/132070A1
An ice-protection system suitable for use in an aircraft (1) comprises first de-icing apparatus (5) operable to de-ice a first zone (61); a first ice-detection sensor (2) positioned in the first zone (61) and arranged to detect ice accre...  
WO/2014/132074A2
An apparatus for detecting ice accretion on a surface (2020) comprises an electromagnetic radiation source (2014) configured in use to be positioned adjacent the surface (2020) and a detector (2012) spaced apart from the electromagnetic ...  
WO/2014/122568A1
A system (10, 110, 210) for preventing icing on an aircraft surface comprises a plasma actuator (12) which is to be applied onto an aircraft surface (28) operationally exposed to air and which is arranged for generating at least one plas...  
WO/2014/074831A3
Improvements to slip rings (200) and methods for the operation thereof include an improved slip ring assembly (200) that has a stationary element (202), a rotating element (210) rotatable with respect to the stationary (202) element, a b...  
WO/2013/156880A3
An de-icing system comprising a shield that is configured to deform in a pre-determined way that de-bonds accreted ice. In some embodiments, the shield has a variable (non-uniform) stiffness across its width and/or length such that it un...  
WO/2014/108695A1
The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for detecting the presence of water or ice on a structure, for example on the surface of an aircraft. One or more separate heaters are thermally coupled to a structure (for example...  
WO/2014/106725A1
The invention relates to an electric de-icing/anti-icing device for a turbojet engine/turbo-prop nacelle element for an element of an aircraft to be protected from ice, comprising: - a heating assembly comprising two heating stages posit...  
WO/2014/106269A1
The airfoil icing controller apparatuses, methods and systems ("AIC") transforms weather and flight parameter data via AIC components into icing determinations and icing avoidance optimized flight plans based on airfoil type. In one impl...  
WO/2014/102682A1
The nacelle (N) is provided with a built-in system (10) for anti-icing protection and acoustic absorption and comprises a casing or cowling (C), which has a substantially tubular shape and comprises an outer barrel (OB) and an inner barr...  
WO/2014/095112A1
The present invention relates to rotor blades of assemblies, in particular of wind turbines, having an anti-icing coating, and to a method for the production and the use thereof.  
WO/2014/088481A1
The present invention relates to a de-icing arrangement (300) and a method for de-icing a structural element. The de-icing arrangement comprises at least one electromagnetic actuator (304), a capacitive storage bank (303), a control unit...  
WO/2014/087316A1
Electronic circuit, for allowing at least one current to flow between at least two points of the same circuit. Said electronic circuit is in contact with a structure (P) and comprises at least one graph (2) including a plurality of nodes...  
WO/2014/086276A1
Disclosed is an ice detector comprising: an ice assembly (1), at least one vision sensor (31) and a controller (5). The ice assembly (1) comprises an ice rod (11) having an icing surface and a support structure (12), and a cooling elemen...  
WO/2014/074831A2
Improvements to slip rings and methods for the operation thereof include an improved slip ring assembly that has a stationary element, a rotating element rotatable with respect to the stationary element, a bearing assembly coupled betwee...  
WO/2014/074034A1
The present invention relates to a de-icing arrangement (400) and a method for de-icing a structural element (610). The de-icing arrangement comprises at least one electromagnetic actuator (404),a capacitive storage bank (403),a control ...  
WO/2014/057210A1
The invention concerns a component (2) of an aircraft nacelle formed from at least one composite structure (23) and one heating element (30) and comprising frost protection means, characterised in that the composite structure (23) has a ...  
WO/2014/040819A1
A de-icing system for a hemispherical protective housing 1 mounted on an aircraft structure is described. The system comprises a series of piezo-electric devices mounted at the boundary 2 of the housing 1. The piezo-electric devices gene...  
WO/2014/022917A1
Described herein is a sensor for sensing reflective material. The sensor includes a housing with a transparent window and a sensor mount located in the housing and angled away from a housing wall. A radiation emitter is mounted in the se...  
WO/2014/022590A1
An electro-expulsive actuator capable of operating while encased within a flexible member is provided. The electro-expulsive actuator is designed to be resiliently flexible such that the flexible member remains fully deformable along its...  
WO/2014/001696A1
The present invention relates to an electrical heating unit (1) for a device for de-icing an air-intake lip of a turbofan nacelle, including at least one current-conducting portion (3) and at least one resistive portion (7). Said unit is...  
WO/2013/184559A1
Condensation can be an important process in both emerging and traditional power generation and water desalination technologies. Superhydrophobic nanostructures can promise enhanced condensation heat transfer by reducing the characteristi...  
WO/2013/172762A1
A method is provided which allows the facile deicing of a surface of a structure in general. Electromagnetic induction or IR/ Microwave radiation is used to heat up a layer or a coating on said surface of the structure in general whereby...  
WO/2013/138832A3
A device (100) for detecting critical states of a surface (0), in which at least one hermetically sealed sensor (4, 6) for detecting critical states of a surface, one system (10, 11) for energy supply and one device (16) for data transfe...  
WO/2013/140306A1
Wing ice protection system comprising a fuel cell system (10), a heat exchanger (14) and a fluid curcuit (12), and using a selection of electricity and further by-products such as water, heat and oxygen depleted air generated by said fue...  
WO/2013/138832A2
A device (100) for detecting critical states of a surface (0), in which at least one hermetically sealed sensor (4, 6) for detecting critical states of a surface, one system (10, 11) for energy supply and one device (16) for data transfe...  
WO/2013/128093A1
The present invention relates to a nacelle (1) of a turbine engine (2) comprising at least one external cowling (3) defining an external aerodynamic surface and at least one internal cowling (4) defining an internal aerodynamic flow surf...  
WO/2013/130118A1
The articles and methods described herein provide a way to manipulate condensation on a surface by micro/nano-engineering textures (102) on the surface and filling the spaces between the texture features (102) with an impregnating liquid...  
WO/2013/124397A1
The invention relates to a method for producing a leading edge skin for an aircraft, comprising an assembly of resistive heating elements (26) for a system for de-icing and/or anti-icing of the leading edge, the method comprising a step ...  
WO/2012/066262A3
The invention relates to a blade for a turbine engine propeller, comprising: a blade body (15A) solidly connected to a blade root (15B); and at least one flow channel (19) for a hot gas flow (F), which channel extends along the length of...  
WO/2013/102266A1
A method of monitoring the accumulation of matter on an external surface of an aircraft involves applying varying electric fields to the aircraft surface, and a sensor monitor receiving a time-series of measurements of a temperature of t...  

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